Easter · oranges · Our Lady of Sorrows · Plaza Civica · wheat grass

Friday of Sorrows and Popsicles

Holy week begins in San Miguel de Allende and all of Mexico on Friday one week before Good Friday with Viernes de Dolores (Friday of Sorrows) ceremonies. If we have these types of events in the U.S. it did not reach my eyes or ears until SMA. Early on Friday morning, flower vendors set up stalls throughout… Continue reading Friday of Sorrows and Popsicles

celebration · Day of the Dead · face painting · Skeletons

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