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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 1 – All Saint’s Day

When I was a kid, All Saints Day meant having to get up and go to church the morning after Halloween. However, we didn’t have school if it fell on a weekday, so that was the primary attraction of the …
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