Normandy: 75 years after D-Day

What I remember most about visiting Gettysburg is the mint chocolate chip ice cream I ate after we’d finished walking aimlessly through the grassy, Civil War battlefields dotted with information plaques. I imagined similarly dull days when my husband last month outlined his grand idea for us to visit the World War II D-Day beaches […]

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I want to go to there…

…Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Called the “Venice of the North” this canal-built city has always seemed utterly idyllic to me… …maybe it’s all the windmills? …or that tulips is one of their main industries? Doesn’t it seem like a fairy land? But after reading a bit on The Netherlands, I’ve come to realize that this city’s […]

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