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Fiesta Forever

It’s great to be invited to a fiesta in a Mexican village. Whether it is a wedding, a the Presentación for a child who turns three, or a Quinceañera, for the girl who turns 15, the excitement is palpable. I am fortunate … Continue reading

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Saturday is a BIG Day!

Two parades in one day, Oh My! Well, that’s if you count the first one, which was really a political rally on the road.  Jorge, a man running for the Preliminary, gathered his followers for a Saturday morning showing of … Continue reading

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Celebration for a Child

Having made profuse apologies for missing the fiesta, (I later learned was actually for the sister of the young girls who invited me), I decided to attend the next one. There was a bit of self-interest involved. First of all, … Continue reading

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Life as a Fiesta

I am constantly examining my place in this village.  For instance, should I take part in the fiestas?  They’re a big deal here.  Whether  a traditional Quinceañeros or a small birthday party,  they create a certain buzz as the families … Continue reading

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