Tag: Travel

Hollywood Forever

Hollywood Forever Cemetery,Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Forever is in the shadow of the famous Hollywood sign, and neighbor to Paramount Studio. It is a beautiful place filled with interesting graves, famous graves, beautiful stained glass, and a lot of surprises. The surprises include a… Continue Reading “Hollywood Forever”

Guest Post: The Famous ‘House Special’

The Famous ‘House Special’ Written by A. J. Alexander A while ago, back in Europe, when I was traveling with a friend, I went for dinner to a restaurant that belonged to a very nice Italian couple. It was in Rome. You know, when… Continue Reading “Guest Post: The Famous ‘House Special’”

Short Story Sunday: Bernie Showers in France

Bernie Showers in France A short story by Aurora Jean Alexander Bernie Watson, a self-acclaimed womanizer, always wanted to see Paris. One day he managed to travel to France after tediously scraping up the money he needed for the trip. In his imagination, Bernie… Continue Reading “Short Story Sunday: Bernie Showers in France”

Bad Dogs

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
A few nights ago… I was camping in the Arizona desert with a few friends under the dark sky with stars unlike what we see at home. Sleep, as always, was somewhere else. I always figure Sleep is hanging…

Juliette’s Book Club: Expanding Your Horizons

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins… Continue Reading “Juliette’s Book Club: Expanding Your Horizons”

The Quiet Beauty of the Dead: Colma Part 2

A few years ago (2016) I visited the city of Colma, where almost everyone is dead. Seriously, over a million graves are there with less than 2,000 living in residence. There are no cemeteries in San Francisco – they were all moved to Colma.… Continue Reading “The Quiet Beauty of the Dead: Colma Part 2”

Colma: Part 1, City of Angels – A Photo Essay

Colma: Part 1, City of Angels – A Photo Essay No cemeteries are allowed in San Francisco. The town of Colma has become the official cemetery spot and now hosts over a million graves. The photos are from The Italian Cemetery, Cypress Lawn, and… Continue Reading “Colma: Part 1, City of Angels – A Photo Essay”

Small Ghosts – St. John the Baptist Cemetery – and my weird brother

You never know who you are going to run into. Last Saturday morning we went out to the Farmer’s Market in Folsom. It wasn’t the usual California Certified Organic Farmer’s Market we usually go to, but one that was closer to home. We thought we’d… Continue Reading “Small Ghosts – St. John the Baptist Cemetery – and my weird brother”

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