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NaBloPoMo Day 2: Day of the Dead Envy

I admit I’m envious of those who grew up with traditions surrounding Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Brightly decorated skulls, picnic visits to graves of deceased loved ones, colorful altars of tribute and remembrance, skull candies—these …
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November 2 – All Soul’s Day

When my brother in St. Louis e-mailed my mother over the weekend, he said he wished he’d been able to locate some blank sugar skulls so he could write my father’s name on one for Day of the Dead. I …
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