Author Archives: NaturallyFunDays : Marcela

Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 2

  In our walk around town, I stopped at Bollands tea store.  Hard to decide what to bring. But a small bag of Chester Breakfast Tea and Bollands Afternoon Tea made their way to my suitcase.  Something for the morning and I … Continue reading

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last week…

… went to Siena’s first swim meet of this year. And we had so much fun. … Lucas’s baseball games got cancelled because of the rain that seems to have arrived this fall.  We’ll have to wait until the spring to … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) I share here with you what happened in our kitchen this past week. “A weekly collection of photos from the center of my home.”       — Heather Home made bread.  A great perk of … Continue reading

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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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