Fieldwork can do a number on your skin. A lot of friends, students, and colleagues often ask me, “How do you take care of your skin in the field?” This post offers a guide for skincare basics for fieldwork.
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 […]
The tombs of al-Ayn are an iconic archaeological site in Oman. Though they are famous, they can be a bit tricky to find. This post will help you plan a visit to the tombs of al-Ayn.
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 […]
There are a lot of productivity methods and techniques out there. The key is to experiment. You should figure out not only what works for you, but what works for your specific writing goal. In this post, I suggest 8 […]
In 10th grade, my English teacher went rogue and decided to deviate from the curriculum and teach us grammar for two weeks. That pretty much sums up my direct grammar training prior to university. When I started my doctoral studies, […]
Sometimes when I am writing I struggle to find the right word. Sometimes I catch myself repeating the same work too often. To tackle these issues, I regularly use online thesauruses (other plural form: thesauri). This short post offers my top 3 […]
When I was writing my dissertation, I got stuck on certain chapters and sections. This threw off all my well-intentioned writing plans. The reason I was stuck is the part of the reason many people struggle to complete challenging tasks on […]
As an archaeologist and blogger, I enjoy reading the work of fellow female archaeology bloggers. I wanted to share 5 blogs that I have followed for some time. I have limited this list to bloggers that have posted recently and […]
Amongst archaeologists, there are a number of ‘firsts’ we all remember. Our first archaeology course, our first fieldwork experience, our first ‘cool’ discovery. Recently, I had a memorable first – my first peer-reviewed publication. Interestingly, the publication is about a […]
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