Dia de los Muertos Festival 2017

The Hughes Family Tribute Center presented its third Dia de los Muertos Festival in Crown Hill Memorial Park. The cemetery, located in the Bachman Lake area, is traditionally visited by families on Dia de los Muertos. The Festival built on this tradition by presenting dance by Grupo Pakal, specializing in Mayan  dance [...]

Good Morning Texas showcases Dia de los Muertos

Good Morning Texas featured Kristine and Ryan Hughes with Hughes Family Tribute Center and Ricardo Alarcon with Grupo Pakal to showcase two favorite foods of Dia de los Muertos – la calavera de azĂșcar (sugar skull) and pan de muertos (bread of the dead.) A little secret – Donna Miller of Miller Consulting moonlighted as [...]

Operation Valentine

A veteran of both Korea and Vietnam wrote the names of the wars in his valentine. A woman wrote she was a veteran, too, and thanked the brave soldiers. Such were the messages in the hand-made valentines by the residents of Sonoma House meant for U.S. soldiers deployed overseas.

The purpose of these valentines is [...]