Posts Tagged ‘Death’

Recipes from Heaven: A Celebration of Life for Janice on Julia Child’s Birthday

A Girlfriend Dies But Her Spirit Lives On Through Her Love: How Will You and I Be Remembered? I am just now able to write to you after the loss of one of my very dearest, long-time friends. For the last many weeks, life as usual just wasn’t. Rather than extend myself outward to the […]

HAPPY HALLOWEEN: DAY OF THE DEAD TRADITIONS

MEXICO CELEBRATES THE ANCESTORS ¬† Altar to the Ancestors ¬† ¬†While in the U.S., death can evoke fear and avoidance, in Mexico ¬†Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is ¬†a grand annual celebration on November 1st and 2nd. Skeletons are everywhere: sculptures, paper cuts outs, and sugar skulls painted in vibrant colors. ¬†I […]

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