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North America » United States » Indiana » Evansville May 14th 2012

long story short....we dug...starting at teh top of the north wall..learned how to get the depth and the coordinates..and started digging.......i found a human finger bone and a metatarsal #5......which sucks..because then theres a ton of crappy paperwork and measurements you have to take...find too many and it could close that section down..nagpra sucks ass.....but it was still kick ass to find some cool shit...tons of pottery sherds as well....but lucky me found the human stuff.....good day. need to get more sunblock already.....everyone is hanging out or going to see avengers...we are too poor.....ill just stay in and hang out with friends and get the readings and logs and journals that need to be done read and filled out. over beer of course so it makes it fun! also need to go buy more beer.....trying my ... read more

North America » United States » Indiana » Evansville May 12th 2012

yeah im late in writing this...ive been drunk since thursday night.....WIN! seriously tho..after work we all came home and napped..and recovered and then went swimming in the pool....very nice and what a nice pool too! theres even a shade area i can mostly hang out in..the pool has a nic ledge you can sit on with jets...not like a hot tub but it does help with the stiffness...a bit....when it gets hooter later im sure this will be even more refreshing.....after that we all went out to a local dive bar. not too far from these aartments, its called the duck.....tiny little place where its mostly old folks and its all country....but hey...the older crowd doesnt tend to want to knife ya...so its cool. boy did we get tore up! the other student here around my ... read more
making the waterscreens
looking at a talk about the stratigraphy in the trench
trenches

North America » United States » Indiana » Evansville May 10th 2012

today we got up early ( iwas awake at 5 am....oddly it is nice i wake up this early again, and i got to listen to npr, make coffee and breakfast in plenty of time to relax, listen to bbc....nice to just be quiet in my room and not wake the roomoes) get to the site and watch some presentations on bioarchaeology, which is what i am interested as well, the one girl who is alike a supervisor, thats her specalty, and is doing research on the skeletons from angel mounds in the 40's. watch another one about the palisades ( the giant walls around a site with bastions for protection) theories about that, more history, very cool. then to the site....time ot clean those walls up, dig out the backfill and get teh walls and ... read more
our meeting palce rock in the mornings
our tables at the angle mounds museum..this is where we meet and discuss stuff..watch powerpoints...
the site

North America » United States » Indiana » Evansville May 10th 2012

woot..we can barely get internet from our balcony....lets hope it holds...and to make up for my being grumpy in the last post..heres some pics.... read more
another view of clubhouse
bill monahan
prof jeremy in the trenches

North America » United States » Indiana » Evansville May 9th 2012

ya know what i just love? writing a big ass blog about yoru day and then hitting some key you didnt know existed...evidently ....that locks up your computer....and you can type or move your cursor....wtf so to hell with thsi blog today,,,and the pics....ill updat this tomorrow....long story short? tired...starved myself to loose a few pounds that i guess 1 beer will put on you....hcg diet can kiss my ass from now on......so pissed about that.....im done. site is cool....learned a lot about how to start doing archaeology....walked all over this big site...come home...no cable...no bed for roomie....tired.....ugh ill do this tomorrow....gah... read more

North America » United States » Indiana » Evansville May 8th 2012

well this morning i got up at 5 am...jsut so this little snot could get down ehre first to make sure i wasnt the girl who had to sleep in the living room. now i dont wanna bitch..oh who am i kidding..seriously tho..we all pay 600 bucks for this field school.....i dont think its fair to not have a bedroom...but i digress... this place is nice...and after a 4 hour drive on my own..whihc was really scary....i got down here just fine and hauled all my stuff up to our seconf floor apartment..i didnt think it wpuld be this nice but it is...so im all in my bedroom.....and have dinner made. evansville indiana seems liek az really nice town and the apartments are only a short way from angle mounds. i am glad they have a ... read more

North America » United States » Indiana » Indianapolis April 22nd 2012

so its been a while since the last posts when we went to europe...ah what fun..until the end there, ah well.....now i figured thsi would be a great time to blog my newest adventure! my first archaeological field school! so basically, classes are almost done and im starting to get all antsy to pack things up for field school. this is going to be great! expect losts of pics every day and explanations of whats going on... this is a field school run dfirectly by indiana university, iupui and the bloomington campus in conjuntion with the glen black research institute..he was a dude who first excavated angle mounds down in evansville indiana..its a missippian indian site and thats where i will be going. we all will be staying in a fully fursnished apartment complex near by ... read more

North America » United States » Indiana » Indianapolis July 14th 2010

well as many of you know..to conclude this journey....our friend teddy )and roomate) came to pick us up in chicago with his mom.....after a long drive..we arrived home...to find we had been robbed..while he was picking us up at teh airport.. the good news is they didnt trash the place..and we have renters insurance..so hopefully we will be getting a check soon for hopefully most of the value of the stuff...mostly they got my sca jewlery, our tv..mac laptop and wii and all its accessories.... really a shame..but at least we had insurance....also i will be switching over to a new blog...i like this blog thing now and you can follow me there if you like...or not...also easier to blog from that one and add pics and so forth..lots of widgets online that support the blogger ... read more

Europe July 11th 2010

so here we are...on the final day of our journey. all our stuff is packed into our 2 backpacks...we have 2 smaller carryon bags as well. grizz's huge backpack carries all our souveniers adn knives to be checked....my pack has everything else and will be carried on.. grizz's green rucksack will have our books and electronics in it..and a smaller bag will have some food adn water for the flight. weve given away to this hostle our pots and pans and cups..but im keeping the bowls i got in amsterdam cuz they are plastic and look like blue delft..with windmill designs and so forth on em. all ready to go to wake up at 4am and get breakfast adn catch the shuttle to the airport. today we have been relaxing and eating the rest of our ... read more
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Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Dublin July 7th 2010

so lets back up a bit.. we get into the hostle after that long ride down the middle of the road....all the wya from the docks into dublin...ugh..... so the people behind the desk tell us i booked only 1 night online..and so i dont get a free tour...and they charge me 30 euro extra..whatever i pay it..and go to sleep.... i get up and of course check my records....go down and show the same lady on my computer screen i did book 2 nights...i want my free tour and 30 euros back. "oh yeah ok i dont know what i was thinking hahhaha" yeah i know what you were thinking hun....pretty sly... anyway i get my money back..and get booked on the free tour to kilkenny..... and we went on that today..pretty sweet.... stopped at ... read more
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