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Parades, Eggs and Beer Oh My!

Happy Fourth of July to any American Readers! Happy Canada Day to any Canadian Reader! Happy Palio to the Sienese! Our time in Skagway has come to a close. Dr. N has finished her interviews here and we have been … Continue reading

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Chilkoot Trail- Today’s Suffering is Tomorrow’s Leisure

Even though Klondike Gold Rush is a National Historic Park, it manages a large tract of backcountry trails (16.5 of 33 miles), an oddity for historic parks which are typically small, urban and full of wayside panels (just how I … Continue reading

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The Golden Loop

For all her time up in Skagway, one thing that Dr. N has not done is drive over to Haines Alaska on the Golden Loop (it is hard when you typically fly up here without a car, I mean unless … Continue reading

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Skagway, the Garden City of Alaska!

We have made it to Skagway. And if you reading this know us (which I hope some of you do), then you know that Dr. N had worked 5 seasons in Skagway and then did her dissertation on the language … Continue reading

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Hopscotching through the Hot Springs

Our trip north into Alaska seemed to perfectly coincide with a series of geothermic features. And one thing Dr. N loves is a good hot spring. After leaving Yellowstone National Park (which is a giant series of hot springs), we … Continue reading

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A Trip of Firsts

Hi All, Sorry for the long delay between my first post and now, can you believe that the US and Canadian National Parks Systems don’t have WiFi everywhere? I’m kidding! I am glad they don’t but it just means it … Continue reading

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Digital Archaeology Course- Learning about Metadata and Focal Depth

So this summer instead of excavating, I decided to take a course on Archaeology (my first in almost 5 year). I am super excited to be reading academic articles and discussing these themes with colleagues and learning new skills. We … Continue reading

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