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Here is How I Celebrated Samhain, and How It Went.
5 Simple Autumn Rituals and Traditions My altar is dressed with colors of the season. Ornaments of gourds, garlands of leaves, and votive candles decorate what is on most days, an ordinary antique table sitting in the middle of my living room. I am ready for Halloween, traditionally known as Samhain (Sow-in). The roots of... Continue Reading →
Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery is the Latinx/Chicanx arts hub of Seattle
OCTOBER 30, 2020by MARYROSE DENTON Walking up the city sidewalk in the White Center neighborhood, we stop outside the sandstone painted door of Nepantla Cultural Arts gallery, the hub for Latinx/Chicanx artwork in the Seattle area. Stepping inside, we find co-owners Jake Prendez and Judy Avitia Gonzalez re-arranging some newly arrived pieces to the current art... Continue Reading →
Do You Believe In Ghosts?
Five types of spirits which may haunt places you go. Recently, a local publication assigned me to write a story on a historic hotel, built in 1889. But the focus of my story was not on the architecture or genealogy of the building. No, my angle honed in on the permanent residents of the hotel.... Continue Reading →