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Day of the Dead, Part 2

I’m writing more about the Day of the Dead celebrations held in Mexico and Latin America countries annually on November 1-2; two days of reverence I have come to appreciate and respect. It is important to know Day of the Dead festivities are not a version of Halloween, but rather a time to honor life… Continue reading Day of the Dead, Part 2

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Day of the Dead in SMA

Here it is fall of 2020, and even in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico I can begin to feel the shift away from summer. The mornings are cooler, the days not quite as warm as they were just weeks ago, and blooming plants aren’t as radiant, except for the marigolds Marigolds are the October and… Continue reading Day of the Dead in SMA

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Thursday Doors Photo Challenge

This is a heavy duty door I found recently in San Miguel de Allende and stopped to admire it. See more great doors at Norm’s Thursday Door Challenge https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2020/09/24/thursday-doors-september-24-2020/

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San Miguel de Allende Street Art

New street art appears regularly on walls in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and I found this one on the outside wall of a newly opened restaurant.. and this one on the second level of an art center. Both bring smiles and visual delight.  

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Tiny Flower Hidden

I found this tiny blossom on the underside of a plant of unknown name by me. I thought it fascinating since I had never seen a bloom quite this small before particularly on a large plant. It fills both challenges of Macro Monday for this week and Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. See… Continue reading Tiny Flower Hidden

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Norm’s Thursday Doors

Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge is back in living color and this is my contribution to this week’s challenge. It makes me wonder what’s behind the green hand. Check out more at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2020/09/17/thursday-doors-september-17-2020/

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FOTD

My contribution to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge and Celesta 2014’s Color Your World Outrageous Orange. See more at https://ceenphotography.com/2020/09/01/fotd-september-2-back-of-a-dahlia/and https://celesta2014.wordpress.com/2020/09/02/color-your-world-outrageous-orange/

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A Quiet Space in San Miguel

I took a picture of a flower featured yesterday in my blog and it was backdropped by a decorative wall, so I decided to show that to you today. I’m hunkering down in San Miguel de Allende, and it is always delightful to find an outdoor space that is open to the public, with no… Continue reading A Quiet Space in San Miguel

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Norm’s Thursday Door

This was a bright surprise I saw walking the dogs in San Miguel de Allende. Certainly stood out in the block where I found it. Made me smile. See more at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/thursday-doors-august-6-2020/