Anyone who knows me well knows I'm a huge fan of the Mexican holiday El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). So when my husband surprised me with tickets to Cirque du Soleil's Luzia, a production based on Mexican folklore, I was beyond thrilled. The event was a visual delight, full of the color, fantasy, and magical realism I associate with Mexican culture. Want to see it for yourself: https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/luzia
These wet, winter days make me think of gothic romances and moody cemeteries. Here are some moody, gothic photos I took at our local Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, CA. Incidentally, the cemetery is as lovey in rainy, gray weather as it is in the sun, and is a great place for picnics and walks.
writes romance at the crossroads of the paranormal, science fiction, and fantasy. She lives with her wonderfully eccentric husband in an equally quirky Victorian in the San Francisco Bay Area. An avid cat lover in search of her next cat, Tess is a huge fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Doctor Who. She’s an accountant by day, a novelist by night, and an artist at heart 24/7.
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