Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is really big here in Tucson. Officially, the celebration is Nov 1st and 2nd. Here is a great video to explain its meaning.
I really believe it is a healthy and comforting way to bring back the memory of those who have passed and celebrate the life they lived. It also helps to connect generations, heritage and tradition.
A couple of months ago I was asked about whether this piece(above) was for sale. I couldn’t find the original, so I re-did it with a few little changes:
I sold it and was happily inspired today, to create another…
Today is a good friend’s birthday (he even wrote an article on the Day of the Dead), so we will be celebrating with Mexican food and margaritas tonight!