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  1. Someday I’ll get to Normandy. My parents have been (and my mom has a tiny vial of sand from Omaha Beach), but I haven’t gotten there yet.

    It must have been amazing to walk in the footsteps of your family. And of course, you know that I now want to read the book your grandfather wrote. 🙂

    1. Oh interesting! Our guide told us that we could take sand from the beach if we wanted to – it didn’t occur to us that must be a common request. This trip has been very interesting – complete with highs and lows. We are in the countryside for a few more days; it’s been nice to have so much time to see so much in this area. It’s very dense with a lot to see, and it’s been hard to choose.

    1. It was honestly so amazing. I am beyond glad that we went and that we spent so much time there. I think it’s my favorite summer memory!

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