altars · Celebrations · Easter · Easter services · Mexican · Mexico · San Miguel de Allende

Children in the Easter Pageantry

The Easter celebration in San Miguel continued throughout the week with parades, altars, and statues. I thought I would share some photos of the children who often led the parades scattering flowers ahead of statues of the Virgin Mother Mary and Jesus.          

birthdays · Celebrations · Cow · cowboys · Jack · Jack Johnson · New Mexico

Uncelebrated Birthdays

Birthdays. I wonder why we celebrate them. To remember the day a person was born? To acknowledge another year of life? To breathe a sigh of relief that we are still here? To eat ice cream and cake free of guilt? Perhaps all of those things, or it could be we just want an excuse… Continue reading Uncelebrated Birthdays

Celebrations · Day of the Dead · Halloween · Mexico · parades · photograph · pictues · San Muguel de Allende · street art · Uncategorized

Day of the Dead Celebration

These look like Day of the Dead and Halloween street art and parade characters I saw in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. There may be more after this week’s parades around the Jardin celebrating the Day of the Dead. Stay tuned.                            … Continue reading Day of the Dead Celebration

Celebrations · Fireworks · Independence Day · july 4 · Uncategorized

What’s Today to You?

Independence Day What does it mean for any one of us? Is it a day we claim for ourselves? Or, a day we share with a community? Is it a day of reflection? Or a day of interaction? A day we taste spirits and hotdogs? Or dine on tamales and fried rice? Do we wave… Continue reading What’s Today to You?