ne of the benefits of having software finding old files is that they are almost new to me, and certainly to you.
I made this picture on Memorial Day 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
No worries. To me this is just about the picture, nothing more.But I do want to tell you about what I think is a very cool tradition.
Yes. Memorial Day still means what it should mean to the rest of the country. We honor our war dead. The troops that gave their all. The ones who never came home.
But, New Mexicans do something different.
They bring a blanket and a picnic and they sit near the grave of their loved on and enjoy a meal with them. There are toasts and offerings and prayers.
There is one thing which makes New Mexicans like New Orleanians. As I walked around photographing — and you know…
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