For Memorial Day, we went to the WWII American Military Cemetery that overlooks the D-Day beaches. We knew the grounds would likely be closed — and they were — but that’s okay, because there are lots of memorials outside the grounds, and many beautiful paths that lead down to Omaha beach.
I gave a tour of our solemn and peaceful outing in my Instagram Stories if you’d like to see what a visit there is like. (I’m told that link should work on your laptop even if you don’t have an Instagram account.)
On the drive from our house to the D-Day beaches, there are WWII cemeteries from lots of different countries, not just America. And I was thinking about how much sacrifice and effort went into attempting to defeat white supremacy, and the nazis — on both a national and global scale.More thoughts on sacrifice and America in 2020. Keep reading.