3 Days, 3 Quotes, 3 Tags

Happy new week! Starting this week off with some inspiring quotes.  Thanks very much to Lana, over at Welcome to Our Campfire for tagging me in the 3 Days, 3 Quotes, 3 Tags Challenge. The rules are simple: Thank you to the person who nominates you Post one quote per day for 3 consecutive days (day […]

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Reblog: Outdoor Activities in Banos, Ecuador — KicTravels

Banos, Ecuador, is an adrenaline junkies heaven! It’s position in a valley at the base of Volcan Tungurahua couldn’t be better for opening up a world of outdoor opportunities. Competition is high amongst tour operators which has driven prices down to a very reasonable level. We have summarised our favourite outdoor activities in Banos in… via […]

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6 Children’s Books (Spanglish)

Not that these books are written in ‘Spanglish’!  These six books are written in Spanish and English or Spanish only, but I also have the English version.   I’ve been trying to teach my sons Spanish since they were born.  As little babies I’d sing nursery rhymes to them in Spanish, play games like 5 […]

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Reblog: Archeology Takes Courage, Obsession Helps, in this fascinating tale of an ancient lost city…

Kate from over at Kate’s Science Fiction, News and Poetry posted a review on this very intriguing tale.  I admit I first thought it was pure fiction… but apparently there’s more than an ounce of truth in this one…. Thanks for the heads up Kate!   I usually post short science news pieces, but it’s […]

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Today in History: The Spanish-American War Begins

April 24:  Spanish-American War- Spain declares war on the United States after rejecting US ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba. April 25:  Spanish-American War- The United States declares war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship USS Maine in Havana harbour on February 15.   The Spanish-American War of 1898, saw the independence of Cuba.  Some would […]

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Spell April in Books (Tag)

I saw some book tags floating around the blogosphere earlier this year, including one that asked participants to spell the month of February in books (and/ or authors).  We’re a bit past February so I’m doing one for April.  I used a combination of authors’ names to get my month done. APRIL A- Miguel Ángel […]

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Celebrate “EARTH DAY” with a FREE Award-winning Monarch Butterfly Adventure eBook from Bette A. Stevens, Maine author/illustrator

Not much time left for this fantastic offer to celebrate Earth Day.   Originally posted on Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author: DOWNLOAD your (Free April 21 & 22) copy of AMAZING MATILDA, the award-winning monarch butterfly picture book today at YOUR AMAZON What is Earth Day? Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 with […]

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This Week in Latin American News: April 15-21, 2018

  Some headlines from Latin American News this week ***clicking on the title links will carry you to the relevant news sites for the full articles***   Cuba’s Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel For the first time since the revolution of 1959, Cuba will be led by someone other than a Castro.  […]

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