My First Time in Paris

Our day trip from Belgium was packed full of memories and created a life lesson for our 16-year-old

Don Simkovich, MA
Jul 14 · 4 min read
Paris spiraling from the Arc de Triomphe
Paris was where my son later realized he needed to be grateful; Photo by Rodrigo Kugnharski on Unsplash

A high school friend was working on a research project east of Brussels, Belgium at Catholic University in Leuven and invited us to visit him, his wife, and their daughter. Our family made the trip and they had given us freedom each day to pick and choose…