San Jacinto Stands Alone
While I enjoyed the article about the Battle of Puebla and admire Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín’s part in it, I take exception to calling it “Mexico’s San Jacinto moment” [The Hero of Cinco de Mayo, May 2021].
San Jacinto was a victory that ended the war with Mexico and gave Texas independence, whereas the Battle of Puebla was just a lone victory in a war Mexico eventually lost to France the next year. Cinco de Mayo is not nearly as important as San Jacinto Day.
Steve Yates, Pedernales EC | Wimberley
Thread of Truth
I love any and all yarns [Serendipity Spinners, May 2021].
Wendy L. Vera | Via Facebook
At one time the Lasater ranch encompassed 350,000 South Texas acres, and in 1912, somewhere on that huge spread, my mother was born [A Name That Sticks, February 2021]. The Lasaters were not only famous for their butter, but they were also known for developing the Beefmaster cattle breed in 1931.
Jerry Klumpp, Central Texas EC | Kingsland