And why are they so sad, momma?

And why are they so sad, momma? Because the good ones die and the bad ones keep on running around.


 

Claro obscuro San Antonio de Ibarra, Ibarra, Imbabura, Ecuador
Light and dark           San Antonio de Ibarra, Ibarra, Imbabura, Ecuador

Miss Rosario had a lifetime serving as a teacher; she had performed as the Social Science Professor, for more than thirty of the seventy-eight years of her long life.


La beata San Antonio de Ibarra, Ibarra, Imbabura, Ecuador
The pious woman          San Antonio de Ibarra, Ibarra, Imbabura, Ecuador

Pious (and maybe a bit sanctimonious) with a deep and intense devotion.


Súplica San Antonio de Ibarra, Ibarra, Imbabura, Ecuador
A hand toward the skies          San Antonio de Ibarra, Ibarra, Imbabura, Ecuador

Celibate, though once when she was young, a frustrated romance almost led her astray. Half-asleep, she asked herself at nights, what would have happened if…?


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