Krewe de Vieux this Weekend!

The Mardi Gras spirit. A day (days) to just be in the moment, outside of your usual surroundings, roles, and routines. It’s what you wish it to be. There’s debauchery if you want… Continue reading

A Little Patch of Blue

I set out to a work site near Citronelle, Alabama on a chilly but sunny morning. Perfect digging weather. The landowner left the gate open for me, so no shimmying under barbed wire… Continue reading

I’m not weird…

…I’m a Northeasterner! My family moved a lot growing up and I continued the vagabond lifestyle into adulthood.  When people ask me where I’m from I’ll often just answer with the last place… Continue reading

There and Back Again… the Spain Edition.

As a recipient of Rivet and Sway and GoMighty‘s Find Your Joy summer inspiration grant, I used the money to help fund a trip to Spain to volunteer on an archaeological dig. I’m… Continue reading

When in the NOLA Airport at 6 am.

You might hear someone singing, and that person might be Richard Simmons. Girl on Fire, followed by Diamonds.

Voy a España!

Wow, it’s happening!  I found a project that fit my budget and time restraints- in Spain! I will be working on the Trowel School project in Torre la Sal, north of Valencia on… Continue reading

Louisiana- full of bugs

  This guy hung out on a bush in my back yard for a few days. Apparently they pierce other bugs with their long, tube-like mouths, inject them with their toxic flesh-liquifying saliva,… Continue reading

How to go about finding an archaeology project to work on….

So, as I’ve mentioned before, there are many archaeological projects in the US and around the world that accepts volunteers who do not have any previous experience.  It’s a fantastic way to develop… Continue reading

On the Road: Montgomery, Alabama

Yep. It’s real. You can get it at the Railyard Brewing Company in downtown Montgomery and wash it down with a local beer. Sit at the bar and share it with strangers.

Oh, hey- I think I’m going to Europe soon!

There’s something about putting your goals and dreams out there- speaking them out, writing them down, visualizing the details… that adds a little magic to them. You begin to see ways that you… Continue reading

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