Tag Archives: Dia de los Muertos

Excitement in Town

When I checked my altar this a.m. the candy was still there.  I hid a few pieces. The real excitement of the morning is that the ofrenda at the Biblioteca de Los Niños* burned last night.  Evidently the fire from … Continue reading

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Village Customs

Today I had TONS of kids at my drawing and reading class.  I positioned my chair by the ofrenda and had the big kids table at the other end of the porch with the little ones in between on the … Continue reading

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Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

Boy was I wrong….about costumes.  They were elaborate and imaginative.  Some of the kids wore masks and others had painted faces.  One little tiny toddler was dressed as a pumpkin.  I didn’t expect that here. Trick-or-treating was a horde of … Continue reading

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Kids are Fun

It isn’t greatly exciting here.  I think that is good. I have had a couple of art events with the kids.  The last time seven or eight of the kids were 5.  That’s really exhausting.  The older kids love the … Continue reading

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Back to the Village

I’ve never been here at this time of year.  There are other day trippers on the beach, but I am the only resident that I have seen. At la playa one of my vendor friends from the last trip told … Continue reading

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