Many Americans don’t really know much about Cinco de Mayo, me included. Most falsely believe it is Mexico’s Independence Day. No so. It is actually Mexico’s dependence day. Basically, it is a day to celebrate Mexico’s thwarting of a French invasion by the joining of forces from many Mexican states, including help from the United States. click here for more on Cinco de Mayo
Through this interdependence came freedom. Great lesson to remember. So today we celebrated our dependence and blending of two different cultures that we have come to call Cross And Crown Mission. We listened to ladies sing the Mexican anthem, ate pizza, drank margaritas (unleaded!), and visited with each other for hours. We think a pretty beautiful picture of unity.