Category: Photography

Ancient Connections, Artisans, and CNN

If I haven’t been clear about my progress on the dig, it’s because the square I’m working in began this season as cobbles, which we took out to find some dirt, followed by cobbles, followed by dirt. I’m… Read More

Pregnant Cats, Princesses, and the Rose City

There is a filthy, pregnant cat that follows me around. I shoo her away all the time, but she keeps trying to make me love her. She must know that deep down inside, I’m really sad that she’s… Read More

Splash Pools, Rooftops, and Mystery Creams

My bug bites continue to be itchy as can be. I tried using hydrocortisone cream, but it wasn’t working so it was off to the local pharmacy. They gave me some cream that I’m not sure what it’s… Read More

Kicking and Screaming

Yesterday morning was UNPLEASANT. I woke up, uncomfortable and itchy. My back was covered in bug bites. Completely covered. Somewhere along the way, my bed had become infested with bed bugs and I am not one screaming ball… Read More

Arriving in Nicaragua

I’m in Nicaragua. I made it here alive, despite how I felt on the plane ride. I can’t get over how beautiful it is here. Descending into Managua was incredible. The city looked like it went on forever,… Read More

It’s Official – Nicaragua!

Last Friday, I met with one of my archaeology professors for lunch to talk about his project in Nicaragua. There’s a small site he’s been working on down there and he usually takes a mix of graduate and… Read More