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Day of the Dead Doors

Door ways, streets, and buildings are decorated vividly each year in celebration of Day of the Dead, November 1. This is a solemn yet joyful day when the spirits of our ancestors are remembered and honored with marigold blooms, candles, pictures, water, food, and items recalling spirits of our loved ones. San Miguel, as all… Continue reading Day of the Dead Doors

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · Eyes · face painting · festivals · Photo Challenge · Photos · Pictures

The Eyes Have It

Cee’s fun foto challenge is all about Eyes, and I found some great ones taken during several festivities in San Miguel . Parade participants fit into the activities with lots of face painting. See more Eye pictures at        

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Day of the Dead Celebration

I never understood the fixation on skeletons, finding it eerie and a bit uncomfortable, not grasping the meaning behind The Day of the Dead, or in Spanish Dia de Muertos,…until I saw the movie “Coco”.  It is delightful and an insightful explanation of the importance of this national holiday celebrated in Mexico over 2 days,… Continue reading Day of the Dead Celebration