Eyes Wide Open
A month ago, as winter was descending, two of our favorite holidays in one week.
Now, with winter full on I find myself amidst all the other holidays. 15 more words
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Rice and Beans - John Pascoe in Belize
Todos Santos Cuchumatan is a small town (or a large village, depending on your point of view) nestled high up in the Cuchumatanes mountain range of western Guatemala, near the Mexican border. 2,395 more words
2 weeks, 4 days
As a young girl, one of my favorite pastimes was watching a bonfire. I found the flames mesmerizing and delighted to see sparks gain their freedom and float off in the air. 487 more words
Dry Bones Rattling
All Souls’ Day, Charleston, SC
It is said that some places have thin air. In these places, the veil between this world and the next seems thinner, more charged with mystery and the sacred, a liminal space. 1,374 more words
3 weeks, 4 days
The sun rises on All Souls Day.
All is quiet against the edges
of its roseate significance.
Eyes pilot dawn
to pull up the drawn shades… 254 more words
4 weeks, 1 day
Cor ad Cor Loquitur
THE BIRMINGHAM ORATORY
Life is good here — in fact, this is blossoming into a beautiful time in my life. I have a daily routine which is both enjoyable and productive. 943 more words
"I Have Returned...To Make Coconut Bras"
This past November First, Ligaya and I were lucky enough to be back home from the States, and in Manila, to join millions of Filipinos in the annual “The Day of the Dead” celebration. 541 more words