Day Trip to Normandy

Because Americans (like my husband) don't blink at a 3.5 hour drive both ways in one day, we decide to "zip" up to Normandy from Paris. We get into our rental car and cruise to the Northwest coast to recall the final days of World War II. My sister-in-law recommended the audio book The Longest... Continue Reading →

Feeling Ignorant in a Museum: National Museum of the American Indian

This past week I participated in a field trip with a group of 6th graders to the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC. Our school group only had a one-hour tour with a guide, which means we saw about three displays. However it was enough, between the tour guide and the information on the... Continue Reading →

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