On June 15, 2018 I presented at a GRADE Initiative Workshop on Eating, Drinking, and Clothing at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. This post will provide a quick recap GRADE and the workshop ... Read More
I lived in Frankfurt, Germany for a little over three years. It's an odd little city. A lot of people work or move through it, but comparably fewer people actually live there, making the food scene not as vibrant as other cities I lived in. Over the years, more food ... Read More
Years ago when I researched potential honeymoon locations, the Azores popped up on my radar. An image of bright green pastures set against the backdrop of the strikingly blue Atlantic Ocean piqued my interest. Though we ended up going to New Zealand for our honeymoon (no complaints there!), I still hoped to travel ... Read More
In a previous post, I discussed the archaeology of the night and I'm excited to announce that the book - Archaeology of the Night: Life After Dark in the Ancient World - is out! My fellow contributors and I reexamined our research in the context of the night and contributing to this ... Read More
If you have never heard of pillow basalts before, don't worry. For over 5 years I didn't realize that I worked a mere two hours away from a pretty famous geological site. If you want to know more about pillow basalts and how to see famous ones in Oman, keep ... Read More
You know a person by their habits.
I'm a globe-trotting archaeologist with a penchant for exploring ancient and modern places and the people, plants, and foods entangled in them.
Here, I share stories, advice, and the habits I maintain along the way.