¡Vivan los héroes que nos dieron patria!
¡Viva Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez!
¡Vivan Aldama y Matamoros!
¡Viva la independencia nacional!
|Community park getting dressed up for the party|
|Our neighbors' balcony carrying the colors|
|Party decorations: Mariachi dress|
|The spread! Traditional dishes served up by our kerchief-clad neighbors|
|Not exactly the President, but rather the homeowners board delivering el grito.|
|Patriotism under twinkling lights|
|The color guard delivers the flag...|
|...to the Public Affairs Officer from the Mexican Consulate for the call.|
Next year we hope to take in the event from Mexico City itself. We'd better make hotel reservations about now. See if you can catch it on the news tonight wherever you might be.