Archives for November 2012

Vote!

This picture is from today. GET OUT AND VOTE. It doesn’t matter what state you live in, your vote counts. While you might not feel like it’ll influence the presidential vote, it will. And frankly- your vote does count when it comes to state, county and local elections. VOTE. (And if you have an absentee ballot you didn’t get in the mail, you can hand deliver it at your local polling place)

Day of the Dead

Today is Dia de los Muertos, the day where some Hispanic people honor those who have passed. I have been wanting to start celebrating this with my children- I think it’s an extraordinarily healthy way that one of the many cultures that are part of my background treats death. The dead are never really gone, and you can spend the day with them. We live near a cemetery. Every day when I drive by I either see a funeral, or I see a family sitting at a graveside. Today, the cemetery was a little brighter than usual- you could spot…