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San Marcos-born hip-hop R&B creator Victor Uzimaki.

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Uzimaki as his stage persona, Wevo Lorng.

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(Left) With a style that’s part The Weeknd, part Post Malone, Wevo Lorng performs at Bad Habits Hookah Lounge.

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(Right) Victor with his Brother, Raymond, who took him in after becoming homeless in 2016. Submitted photos.

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Times of strife and hardship will define a person’s character. When faced with crisis, a person can either choose to face it or continue to run away. For San Marcos-born hip-hop and R&B creator Victor Uzimaki, the choice to stand and face his conflicts has been a long and difficult fight, but he’s used it to build up a well of strength, one he hopes to someday channel into something far larger than himself.

White Knight Alyssum leads with beauty and fragrance
White Knight Alyssum leads with beauty and fragrance

Dark Night sweet alyssum displays a wonderful array of purple shades.

White Knight Alyssum leads with beauty and fragrance

White Knight sweet alyssum looks like a patch of snow in this container with Supertunia Picasso in Purple petunia and uperbells Yellow calibrachoa. Photos by Norman Winter

White Knight Alyssum leads with beauty and fragrance

The cool season becomes like a garden celebration as much of the country changes out the old, tired color of summer for the fresh new flowers of fall and fragrance. There is a White Knight leading the charge that opens up the door with endless companion possibilities.

A Word About Recycling

A Word About Recycling

With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, the Holidays all coming up, will try to keep this short as know you have a lot of things to do. Incidentally, didn’t realize that reason they call the day after Thanksgiving ‘Black Friday’ was with all the shoppers taking advantage of the special sales on that day, many businesses see their profit-loss statement go in the black for the year.

Shopping locally is now more crucial than ever

Supporting local farmers and businesses during this time can have a powerful impact on small town economy. Photo by Metro Graphics

Shopping locally is now more crucial than ever

The importance of shopping locally has been emphasized with increasing urgency in recent years. Events like Small Business Saturday and Plaid Friday have brought some muchneeded attention to the importance of shopping local, which is even more crucial now as so many small businesses try to survive the pandemic.

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