If you haven’t heard yet about Steve Jobs passing, then perhaps you haven’t yet been inspired by the man. I believe him to be a true inspiration, somewhat of an icon. If you haven’t heard his 2005 commencement address to Stanford, go read it or watch it now (below, from YouTube). My favourite messages from … Read More Apple Inspiration – Love What You Do
If you have ever worked in northern Alberta, you are probably familiar with camp, in relation to work in the oil sands. For all you other folks, it’s not hiking and camping in the forest with a fire and some s’mores. I had heard some (horror) stories in the past, and was a little hesitant … Read More Joys at camp?
A collection, for lack of a better word, of skeletons were excavated during the 2011 season of The SVG Public Archaeology Program. After identifying “a few bones” on the surface, a second, third, fourth, etc. burial was identified in the course of excavation… and this was during our last week there. This always seems to … Read More New multi-skelly photosynth
You know it’s been a busy summer when… you’ve had very little patio time, your skin’s as white as snow, … and when you’re not up to date with swissmiss. A little over two weeks ago, Andrew Zuckerman’s 99% Conference talk was posted. If you’re not aware, Andrew Zuckerman is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker, … Read More Inspiration is for amateurs
A good friend used to say (when I had to make a decision), “Just throw it out to the universe.” So sometimes, the universe tells you that you should, for example, enjoy being in the forest instead of trying to escape from it. That’s what happened to me… I left the beautiful city of Vancouver … Read More Field finds – more than just dirt
July 29, 2011 – what were you doing? You can find out what over 400 archaeologists around the world were doing, and answer some of those burning questions: 1. What do archaeologists REALLY do? (My nieces think I “dig for worms and rocks.”) 2. Do they carry whips and guns, and wear funny hats? 3. … Read More Day of Archaeology 2011