"... and Fred's eyes stared without seeing,
the ghost of his last laugh still etched upon his face."
-- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
|Day of the Dead Barbie face 9-12-13|
"Al vivo todo le falta, y al muerto todo le sobra."
("For one who's alive nothing's quite enough,
while for one who's dead anything's too much.")
-- traditional Mexican Day of the Dead saying
I realize that Dia De Muertos, or "the Day of the Dead," is still a month and a half away.
But I couldn't help it.
She was there.
So was I.
There were Sharpie markers.
We're both trying to move on.