Category Archives: Holidays & Events

Herbs and Spices, Galore!

There is much fun to be had in discovering new herbs and spices to play with in the kitchen. One of my favorite activities on a lazy Saturday afternoon is to head over the the Savory Spice Shop. I always … Continue reading

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Make a Date to “Dine In”

Make a date to “Dine In” with a friend, your family or someone who could use a shared meal Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. “Dine In” Day celebrates Family and Consumer Sciences Day and their work to promote and sustain healthy families. Sign … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead Hollywood Forever 2009

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Kumeyaay Native Population and Dia de los Muertos

I am currently preparing for a trip to San Jose de la Pazza in Baja for Dia de los Muertos. The people of this village belong to the Native Population, the Kumeyaay/Kumiai, whose tribe was separated when the border was … Continue reading

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Dia de los Muertos en Estados Unidos

My photo documentary work for the last 5 years has been centered around Semana Santa in Guatemala, and Dia de los Muertos in Mexico. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration dedicated to honoring those … Continue reading

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Semana Santa Processions in Antigua, Guatemala

Semana Santa is finally here and my work is just beginning. There are over 50 processions this week that wind through every stretch of street in the city. It is amazing how they organize this network of processions that twist … Continue reading

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Fiesta San Pablo de Atitlan

This is a very well known typical festival with lot of indigenous dances in beautiful clothing and masks taking place every January in the latter part of the month. Every village surrounding the lake celebrates a fiesta once a year in … Continue reading

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