To say I’ve missed certain things during this year-plus of Covid 19 shutdown is an under statement. Prior to the pandemic, life happened in the streets of San Miguel de Allende. Parades, festivals, fiestas, holiday celebrations all took to the streets to acknowledge the Mexican sense of fun, playfulness, and traditions. Music, laughter, crowds, colors,… Continue reading Locos Abound
I took my first picture of this man and his dog in 2017, on one of my first trips to San Miguel de Allende. Since then I have seen them, always together, an invisible bond connecting the two. No leash, no commands, just an unspoken understanding between this man and his dog.
During a walk along a street I hadn’t visited in the past month I found a delightful new mural you may enjoy. Let me know what you think.
The city of San Miguel authorized several well-known artists to paint art in a specific location depicting Mexican and/or San Miguel events, history, norms, etc. Here are a few of these special pieces
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
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
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/
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.
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
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/