Yesterday was the official kick off of Fiesta in San Antonio. As darkness fell, fireworks boomed in the sky and reflected in my windows lighting up the downtown sky with color. The 11 day celebration began in 1891 to honor¬†the heroes of the Alamo and Battle of San Jacinto. Since,¬† it has grown into the famous annual citywide celebration embracing a variety of events and traditions. On this first night, I went to my first fiesta event and took in the colorful flags, tablecloths, flower decorations, headpieces and the viewed the importance of much fought over bins filled with cascarones or “confetti eggs”. Many people had confetti adorning their hair and underfoot was a blanket covered with pieces of colorful egg shells and confetti…