People often wonder what it is archaeologists actually do… Or maybe they don’t, and they assume we’re out there livin’ it up like Indiana Jones or, my favourite, the Relic Hunter. But it’s not true. For the many of us, there are few amazing finds, and certainly no guns (although I have been asked if … Read More What do archaeologists do exactly?
I just funded this Kickstarter project: I’m Fine, Thanks, a documentary about life and how easy it is to become complacent and dissatisfied. Life is hard, we have responsibilities, we have commitments, but our biggest commitment to ourselves and to our kids, is to choose happiness and find a way to spend our days smiling. … Read More Be happy!
While I meet quite a few people who have always been interested in archaeology and/or have always wanted to go on a dig, this blog post comes at special request, for someone wishing to tick a box on a bucket list. (Good luck to your mom, Michelle!) The best place to go on a dig, … Read More So you’ve always wanted to go on a dig
Crowdfunding is a growing trend; many websites offer budding artists and entrepreneurs the opportunity to get the general public contribute to their next project. One great success (which I supported) is the Albatross bookmark, which raised over $45,000 with a goal of only $3,000. Amazing! When we attempted to crowdfund for SVG Digs, however, we … Read More Crowdfunding the Stonehenge of the Bronze Age
February 29 was a big day. TED2012, Calgary iFseries Day 3, Women of Influence Luncheon with Sue Lee, and the 20th anniversary of my debut (my big bad 18th birthday party; it’s like a wedding but no groom, just a girl in a big white dress). I was able to attend TED through TEDxLive, with … Read More “Just do it. Don’t be what you’re not.”
This post is inspired directly from Chris Savage’s Savage Thoughts and it’s 7 months old. Yes, I’m late to this party, but this party is more like a festival; it goes on and on. I just felt it had to be shared, and not just with a simple Like or Retweet. GO READ IT. Everyone’s … Read More Fears Schmears