Several years ago, sheer luck led me to the mountains of Nevada on a gorgeous, clear afternoon. Serendipity and a rental car brought me to Virginia City, its fabulous cowboy cemetery, and the most magical hour I’ve ever spent wandering among tombstones. There was a full solar eclipse.
Have you ever seen a solar eclipse? You can only look at them through special lenses or watch their shadows through a pinhole projector. In the cemetery that day, nature’s pinhole projectors, the leaves on the trees above the graves, cast these eclipse shadows.
Even before I realized that this rare cosmic event was happening, the Virginia City cemetery took my breath away. Spring in the mountains was just so gorgeous!
Best tombstone tourist experience ever!
Park City, Utah is a ski town and an art town. It shows in their cemetery.
This artist died on his snowboard. Can you feel how much his friends loved him?
An easy walk gets you out of the hustle and bustle of downtown Park City. I wonder how many film stars and fans attending the Sundance Festival find their way here for a quiet moment.