Charro Days 2017

Last month we celebrated another Charro Days in the Rio Grande Valley. Charro Days is a week-long holiday honoring the special bond between South Texas and Mexico (I’ve written about it here, here, and here.) This year, Evita participated in her first ever Charro Days dance performance! It was hilarious!!! […]

Charro Days 2015

Last weekend our hometown celebrated what’s known as Charro Days. I’ve written about it a bunch before, but in case you don’t know, Charro Days is a┬áholiday that honors the special bond between South Texas and Mexico, specifically the towns of Brownsville and Matamoros. I love this holiday because it […]

Charro Days 2014: Children’s Parade

Yesterday was the Charro Days Children’s Parade. Kids from elementary school to high school dressed in different costumes representing different parts of Mexico and performed traditional dances. I took part in this parade when I was a kid too, so it brought back fond memories. Eva was really excited and […]