Author Archives: NaturallyFunDays : Marcela

the warm up

Last week we went to Siena’s first swim meet of the year.  It was not far from Portland, but we decided to make it a weekend and a little vacation out of it, and I am glad we did, because … Continue reading

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Chester Cathedral, Cheshire in England

After traveling to 2,000 years ago, we stopped for lunch (yes, fish and chips) and then across the street and back in time, to the year 660 AD, to visit the Chester Cathedral.  Chester Cathedral. Walking around was amazing. The … Continue reading

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Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 3 : the Roman Village

There is remnants everywhere, and I am sure we didn’t notice it all. Historians, guides, teachers, students, always someone sharing something new, stories from thousands of years ago. Walking through walls built so long ago that is hard to even … Continue reading

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Continuing history with the Romans : Gladiators

At the end of our Roman Soldier tour, we ended at a Roman Amphitheater.  These were used for shows with gladiators and wild animals fighting in front of thousands of people, cheering, enjoying their time while men fought for their lives.  Not … Continue reading

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Catching

Lucas was a catcher in the spring games some times.  And he liked it.  He liked all the gear that came with being one, but this time, I think he’s really enjoyed being a catcher and being part of the … Continue reading

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autumn is

:: Quiet-ness :: Leaves :: New beginnings :: Clouds :: Apple cider ::  Potatoes :: Kale :: :: Heart shaped leaves :: Blue skies :: Geese flying by :: Playing in the leaves :: White puffy clouds :: :: September … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) again this week I share here what happened in our kitchen this past week.  We were gone for the weekend, so there was not much happening for few days, but the rain arrived, and the … Continue reading

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