Recently, Ancient Digger compiled and published a list from real-life (!) archaeologists on why they chose their profession. As she said, it certainly wasn’t for the money nor the fame! I thought it was a great list and think you should all check it out… This one’s my favourite: “I love everything that’s old: old … Read More Why did YOU become an archaeologist?
Ok, so you’ve always wanted to dabble in a little archaeology but you’re not quite ready to take the big leap and go on the best dig ever (svgdigs). Well, stay local and try your hand at a couple of volunteer programs around Calgary. If you’re an avid enthusiast, join the Archaeological Society of Alberta … Read More Volunteer Archaeology in and around Calgary
It’s Social Media Day! To celebrate, I am providing you with my Top 5 finds today from Twitter and various blogs. 1. My official Calgary Stampede nickname is Margarita “Doctor Release” de Guzman. Ummm… comments? (Thanks @kuwindayyc) 2. 4000 people are officially “attending” Shag an Archaeologist Day. That’s it??? (Thanks @diggingthedirt) 3. Social Media Day … Read More Social media musings on #smday
If you’ve been in the field with me, you’ll have noticed 2 things: (1) I dislike sandwiches, and (2) I have a justifiable fear that my photos will be blurry. Enter Lytro and Kanz for making my day, and hopefully the rest of my career! Lytro is coming out with a camera that allows you … Read More Double wishlist Monday
I recently attended the Calgary Chamber iF series, a speaker session discussing the power of what could be. It was amazing, to say the least, and I left with new found drive and passion… to lose the fear and take action on things. For those of you that missed it, here is a synopsis of … Read More What iF…? Sharing the inspiration to make things happen.
About a year ago, I embarked on a new adventure. No, not the Indiana Jones kind, not just yet. It was probably just as stressful, and perhaps as much of a roller coaster ride, though there were no life-threatening rolling boulders, just mortgage-threatening lines of credit. One year later though, and I’m still alive and, … Read More What a difference a year makes