Easter Memories

Easter has come and gone, the black patent leather shoes purchased and worn, a new dress bought and shown off on Easter Sunday, the fake grass filled multi-colored basket put away on the top shelf in the back closet, most of the colored eggs hidden in the yard found and broken, the chocolate rabbit’s ears… Continue reading Easter Memories

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Attitude–Photo of the Week

These are two pictures of attitude that answer the prompt from Nadia Merrill Photography challenge. The first picture was taken during a parade enactment at Easter 2019 in San Miguel. The guard’s face shows his determination. In the second picture, this little girl in Kenya shows her challenging stare and stance as she faces my… Continue reading Attitude–Photo of the Week

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Faux Flowers-Weekly Photo Prompt

In preparation for Easter, San Miguel dons a mantel of both artificial and real flowers. Streets are decorated and adorned with paper mahchia and silk flowers marking pathways Christ will travel to central churches in town. See more contributions of faux flowers at https://weeklyprompts.com/2019/08/10/photo-challenge-faux-flowers/            

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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.          

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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

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These beauties remind me that Easter is on its way. They look so crisp and fresh. They are my contribution to today’s FOTD from Cee’s Photography. Check out other photo challenge entries at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/03/11/fotd-march-12-2019-tulips/

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Thursday Doors in San Miguel

This week’s contributions to Norm’s Thursday Doors Photo Challenge features doors from the Easter celebrations in San Miguel, and other interesting entryways I’ve found in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Lots more pictures of doors at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/thursday-doors-april-19-2018/ Question: Is the second floor just a facade with nothing behind it? Certainly appears so, but I can’t find… Continue reading Thursday Doors in San Miguel

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Easter’s Which Way Processions

Daily processions highlighted the Easter season in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Various celebrations were held throughout the city, but all included demonstrations along the town’s streets. See more which way photo challenges at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/13/cees-which-way-photo-challenge-april-13-2018/