The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Showing posts with label Day of The Dead. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Day of The Dead. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November 2016 Theme Day - Out of Focus












La Catrina Fest Parade

La Catrina was originally created by José Guadalupe Posada and later named and painted dressed up by Diego Rivera in one of his murals. It became an iconic figure in Mexican culture representing death and the way Mexicans face it.


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Friday, November 6, 2015

La Petite Mort


“The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself”
Henry Miller


PHOTO FRIDAY
THE CURRENT CHALLENGE
Fri Nov 06, 2015
This week’s challenge:


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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Day of The Dead








“It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables


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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Saturday Afternoon








If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.

~ Red Skelton 

Link to Our World Tuesday


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Monday, November 4, 2013

Day of The Dead II

Offering at Paseo de los Poetas. Chapultepec Park. México City
In the Mexican capital, death is intellectualized in museums and galleries, it dresses up for a night gala in five stars hotels, and yet easily maintains it’s provincial air in humble neighborhoods.
Bread of the Dead because of the extension of the City, one must visit the Capital for at least two continuous years during the season of Day of the Dead, to have a more profound vision of the changes that take place in it’s inhabitants when they start preparing to celebrate this tradition, so closely tied to the soul of Mexicans.
To be born and to die is one of the dualities faced by human beings and everything that exists. This duality is the key to the Mexican idiosyncrasy, manifested in the pre-Cortez epoch and routed among the centuries in a mix of pre-Hispanic and religious beliefs, of humor and mysticism, of sadness and joy.
From the bilingual book “Through the Eyes of the Soul Day of the Dead In Mexico - Mexico City, Mixquic and Morelos”, written by Mary J. Andrade.

Urban Flower

Link to Macro Monday 2

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