We’ve all had a family member, friend, or a co-worker who has moved away from the 210. But there are plenty of ways to remind them of San Antonio.
A postcard, stickers, or even a book is nice — but have you ever sent them a care package?
City Editor Nicholas here, when I lived in Colorado for a short period of time, my family sent me a box to remind me of home. In it, there were H-E-B tortillas (the non-buttered ones), Big Red, a couple of pieces of pan dulce, and a keychain (I lost it, sorry mom).
Last week, we asked our readers what they would put in a San Antonio care package. Here’s what you said:
Mary F. sends her son a birthday package every year filled with tamales, barbecue, spices, and a few trinkets that remind him of San Antonio.
Deidre P. and Chelsey C. had the same idea with a package containing H-E-B tortillas, beef fajitas, jelly, and cookies.
Melinda G. says she would add Whataburger ketchup and mustard, a local salsa, and pecan pralines.
Jane A-H. would include Delia’s tamales, Dr. Pepper, Big Red + barbacoa, and of course shipped overnight.
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