DOD Decorations: JNWs Halloween Challenge, Oct 22, 2016

Decorations are what the Day of the Dead is about.  Weeks are spent in preparation, and the display is colorful, excessive and heartfelt. These photos are of two of my own altars as well as photos I took in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, as decorations were being prepared and completed.

 

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7 thoughts on “DOD Decorations: JNWs Halloween Challenge, Oct 22, 2016

  1. barbwit

    I can smell the marigolds! We gave a DoD party for the English Department at the Australian National University when my PA was teaching there, with paper flowers and borrowed posters from the Mexican Embassy down the road. I made the most delicious anise bread with the traditional ‘bones’ on top, and colleagues brought photos and poems and other items for the offrenda. Wonderful celebration. We’ll miss the New Mexico one, too, this year as we’re in London.No calaveras or Catrina here.

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