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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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Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 1

Welcome to Chester, on the border with Wales. We parked right across the street from the Castle. And across the street from the Chester Raceway.    Then we kept on walking. This city is right along the River Dee. This is … Continue reading

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Pitching

Last spring was the first time Lucas has been in a baseball team that was kid pitched.  I wrote about it in the spring, when we I had to learn lots, lots more.  But now? Oh man.  My learning curve is … Continue reading

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last week or two…

… we celebrated with friends. … found these pictures on Pinterest and followed the link to this chai recipe.  Autumn is meant to drink Chai.  Or is it the other way around? Is Chai meant to be drunk in Autumn?  … Continue reading

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Continuing history, our tour with a Roman Solider

So we continued our tour with this Roman Soldier (from Chicago), Brian. We should have gone inside.  Next time we visit Chester. We saw q few school groups doing the tour with a Roman Soldier.  What an amazing way to learn history, … Continue reading

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