11 December 2005

Girlz in the hood

My new neighborhood has some things my old one didn't.

Las Posadas, for one.

As I was driving out tonight, I saw a crowd of about 50 gathered in a front yard for what must be the first night of Las Posadas, the celebration of Mary and Joseph's search for an inn to stay in. When I returned three hours later, the party was winding down, with just a few celebrants outside.

I'm no closet Catholic, but I must say Mexicans make the religion look like a lot of fun.

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