Thursday, November 17, 2022

The Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life and Death

 

Two friends getting ready for the Day of the Dead festival in Santa Ana, © Evan's Studio.
Two friends getting ready for the Day of the Dead festival in Santa Ana, CA. © Evan's Studio.

The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and all over the world. The holiday is celebrated to honor and remember loved ones who have passed away. The origins of the Day of the Dead celebration can be traced back to the Aztec people of Mexico.
 
The Day of the Dead is also a time to celebrate life, while enjoying the time that we still have with family and friends. There are many Day of the Dead traditions, including decorating graves with colorful flowers, pictures of loved ones who have been lost, and setting up altars.
 
Families sometimes make food and drinks to share with the spirits of their loved ones, and they may also take part in parades and other festivities. The people often dress up and wear makeup as shown in the picture above. 
 
  The Day of the Dead is a special time to remember and honor the memories of loved ones who have passed away. It is also a time to celebrate life and spend quality time with family and friends.
 
 

Monday, October 17, 2022

The Last Pain Pill

 

A pain pill inside of a tin can in Irvine, CA. © Evan's Studio
Irvine, California: One last pain pill inside of a tin can. Please click on the following link if you would like to license this image: Pain Pill by Evan's Studio  
©Evan's Studio, 2022
 

There are several varieties of pain pills, and the one thats right for you depends on the type and severity of your pain. If youre living with chronic pain, then you may be wondering if pain pills are the correct solution. Heres what you need to know about pain pills and how they can help relieve your pain.  
 
There are two main types of pain pills: over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription. OTC pain pills, such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen, are available without a prescription. Prescription pain pills, such as opioids, are only available with a doctors prescription.  
 
Both OTC and prescription pain pills can be effective in relieving pain. However, its important to understand the risks and side effects of each type of pain pill before you start taking them. OTC pain pills are generally safe when used as directed. 
 
However, OTC pain pills can cause side effects, such as stomach pain, bleeding, and ulcers. If you have liver or kidney disease, you should not take OTC pain pills without first talking to your doctor. Prescription pain pills are also generally safe when used as directed.
 
Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is for informational purposes only. Please seek the advice of a qualified physician.