Altar_1Dia de los muertos has come and gone.  Feels as though, I barely had time to put the altar up and now it is time to take it down again.  We went to a lovely parade and celebration downtown, which included folkloric dances from Mexico with the opening dance being "las bordadoras" (the embroideresses) with each girl holding an embroidery hoop and mock stitching as she danced.  Too bad the photos didn’t turn out better, it was beautiful. 


This is also the day I have to release my good intentions of frantically knitting for Afghans, as the deadline for shipments this year has officially passed.  I send my good wishes.

My article in black purl is also know officially up, has been up actually for the past few days, but here is the link: