Gratitude #1000Speak

With the events that happened a week ago, I have thought a lot about gratitude, gratitude for the simple things in life, those that I and others often take for granted. I feel gratitude for life. With that I mean life in general, my life, human life, animal life, the natural world. Then there are … Continue reading Gratitude #1000Speak

A walk on Omaha Beach

A week after Veteran's Day, it is suitable to write about the D-Day landings. A few days after the Paris attacks it is too, because the soldiers who lost their lives in Normandy in June 1944 did so to bring safety, peace, freedom, and civil liberties back to continental Europe, something that we must not … Continue reading A walk on Omaha Beach

A giant rat and French cheese

A giant rat and French cheese Normandy September 2015 After a good home cooked lunch, we made our way to the seaside. After our drive there we were impatient to see the ocean, well the English Channel to be precise. We hopped into the car and drove for about 5 minutes to Porte-en-Bessin and parked in … Continue reading A giant rat and French cheese