Respectfully, skulls should never be played with. As archaeologists, our minds are trained to see things as artifacts, but when excavating burials, we try to be as respectful as possible. Playing with skulls digitally though – that ain’t so bad. In fact, it’s very cool! The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has a Mystery … Read More Skull games! Courtesy of the Smithsonian.
When I started blogging almost a year ago (or so), I didn’t know what to write about. I didn’t think archaeology alone would be interesting enough to draw attention nor did I think my personal interests were interesting to anyone at all. After a while, I found that blogging was a way to organize my … Read More A return to the circle blog
I recently attended my first “Art of” event and I must say that it was worth every single penny. The Art of Leadership should be mandatory attendance, and not only for managers, CEOs, and top-rung corporate employees. If I had employees (hey, I’m a young entrepreneur), I would make them all go. Leaders are everywhere, … Read More On the path to great leadership #TAOL
Amidst all the recent occupy movements, there has been increasing awareness with regard to financial difficulties amongst “the 99 percent” that are seemingly and abundantly different from those of “the 1 percent.” I sympathize with many of the 99%; financial difficulties, especially due to rising medical costs (so glad I live in Canada), are very … Read More Start with yourself, #occupy your mind
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?