On Memorial Day…

In front of each impeccably-maintained, white marble headstone, shaped as a cross or the Star of David, stands a small American flag and French flag. At Normandy’s American Cemetery, you’ll find 9,387 examples of this, plus many more within the Garden of the Missing, a wall that lists the names of 1500+ American soldiers whose remains … More On Memorial Day…

France: The Itinerary

With about two short months to go until our next Atlantic-hopping adventure, an itinerary framework has formed: Flight to Paris –> pick up rental car –> drive to and stay in Honfleur Visit Honfleur –> drive to Bayeux. Eat croissants. Eat shellfish. Stay two nights in Bayeux. Tour D-Day sights. Find a beach, lay on … More France: The Itinerary

Hindsight: Thoughts About the Southwest from “Back Home”

We’ve been home for a little while now. I’ve shuffled through my pictures at least once, perhaps twice. As I return to the routine-driven life, I wish to be back on my feet again, tromping through sand or rocks or clay in my hikers, which are now worn in, cozy, and have most definitely lost … More Hindsight: Thoughts About the Southwest from “Back Home”