Dedicated to Andy, Sandi, Lorna and Chase
I want a little bit of everything, the biscuit and the beans. Whatever helps me to forget about the things that brought me to my knees. 1,687 more words
For the past few years, I’ve made it an autumn tradition to visit the Dia de Los Muertos celebration at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Marigolds, sweet breads, sugar skulls…The beauty of this day honoring those who are no longer with us is decidedly macabre yet joyous. 362 more words
Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s Dia De Los Muertos celebration, the largest Day of the Dead celebration outside of Mexico, returns for its 17th edition.
This year’s theme is “El Arbol De La Vida/The Tree Of Life,” with a focus on… 70 more words
I started this blog because of a mutual admiration for a silent film star who lived a brief life long before I was born. Rudolph Valentino he was a dancer, an actor, a producer who I am fascinated by. 474 more words
When mum and dad arrive at the apartment Simon has already left for work. Kasia calls downstairs and books the private cinema for us to watch Wales versus Northern Ireland in the Euros. 408 more words
When bittersweet is used to describe something, it’s usually with the sense that the negative detracts from the positive, the bitter lessening the sweet or the pain shadowing the pleasure. 704 more words