Friday, February 24, 2017
reposting the flag
Today is flag day in my new home -- Mexico.
Seven years ago, I wrote an essay about the history of the Mexican flag (bandera de méxico). It is still the second most-visited page on my site.
Because it is flag day, I decided to share it with you once again. Knowing the history of a nation's symbol is, at least, the first step to wisdom.
I would now change a few of my observations. But it still contains the kernels of truth I wanted to convey as a new resident of Mexico in 2010.
I hope you enjoy it on this day when we remember what Mexico's flag means.