Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New Technology

Advances in virtual technology has a place in Archaeology.

Let's see if I can show you:


Well this won't let me turn this into a link any longer.

The blogger boys have changed the format recently.

I am sorry. You will have to copy and paste.

I think you will enjoy this site. It is just a preview of coming attractions!

New technology hasn't gotten to the blog!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A Desert Trip

On survey and site assessment, in Pinal County a couple of weeks ago I went down!

I was walking along on level ground.

Someone called my name.

I looked up and the next thing I knew I was flat down.

Literally, face down on the desert floor!

Slowly I did a ‘systems’ check.

Everything moved.

Nothing hurt.

I heard a voice yell out, “Is she breathing?”

“I am ok,” I whispered rather dazed.

Now getting up was another thing.

I couldn’t just get up!

I had to slither backwards on my belly until the “you are clear” was said.

I had fallen between two prickly pear cacti and apparently ‘brushed’ them.

I was covered with cacti thorns: arms, shoulders, thighs, belly and my chin!

It took some doing but we got the thorns out – sorta, mosta!

I was on my way again.

Looking down and