John-Carlos Estrada

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Monthly Archives: December 2017

JCE BLOG: Back from Bali, back to business

It’s time to get myself back to work.  It begins with a brand new layout for my website: The great people at Real Graphics in Lufkin have majorly upgraded my portfolio I made in grad school. The upgrade has my resume, anchor/reporter highlight reel, stories and writing (personal and professional). Lufkin photographer Philip Harbuck took […]

JCE BLOG: The Bali goodbye

It’s time to make our 30 hour journey home to Texas. “This is going to be the longest Sunday ever!,” said Ainsley.  She’s right we started our travel back in Bali at 5 a.m. on Sunday and land in Houston at 11 p.m. Sunday. đŸ˜± But it’s worth it.  Two weeks we didn’t even know […]

JCE BLOG: Day 3 – The Bali proposal

“You make me whole,” he said as we sat poolside alone early Wednesday morning in Bali. … I met Bruce in March 2014 — about 6 months into my time in Victoria, Texas. I had moved back to Texas after a decade on the East Coast getting my schooling and experience in journalism. I had […]

JCE BLOG: Day 2 – Walking with elephants 

It was another early start for the four Texans in Bali for a week. We had one thing on our agenda today: the Elephant Safari Park & Lodge. “I want to hug an elephant, tell them a secret and kiss an elephant,” Ainsley told us during ourbreakfast.   A 50 minute drive dodging Balinese on […]