Monthly Archives: September 2013

Amarillo, Texas

Had a lovely continental breakfast again this morning at The Silver Saddle, loaded up the car, sent off some postcards, and hit the road.  I lost an hour crossing into Texas, although I was surprised at how much of New … Continue reading

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Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico

I am late with my blog again.  It’s been a very full day.  I had a very nice continental breakfast this morning at the Silver Saddle.  The owners are very friendly and a lot of the travellers were in and … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Well, today didn’t exactly go according to plan.  It started off well.  I had most of my stuff in the car last night and almost all the rest in before breakfast.  I got up at the time I wanted, went … Continue reading

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Final Day at Crow Canyon!

Well it just poured rain all night and was still sprinkling in the morning.  In order to preserve the dig sites, we had to stay away.  It was especially disappointing as so many of us were near the bottom of … Continue reading

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One Day Left!

There was a brisk wind in southwestern Colorado today but not a cloud in the sky until just after dinner.  It was a perfect day to be on a dig.  In the great kiva, two sections are almost down to … Continue reading

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Lab — Day 2

The weather report said high winds and by Friday a cold front moving in.  I think we were all just as happy to be in the lab today.  We’re doing a lot more of the flotation separation but we’ve also … Continue reading

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Incredible Day!

Today was an absolutely incredible day!  First, although we are having quite cool nights, the temperature went into the 70s (F) during the day and there was not a cloud anywhere in this southwest Colorado sky!  In addition to this, … Continue reading

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Crow Canyon — Week 2

Returning from the dig about 4.30 p.m. today, I was what my mother would have called “a dirty looking ticket”.  With all the rain we had Sat. night and Sunday afternoon, the tarps over the excavations were weighted down with water.  The shallow … Continue reading

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Four Corners Monument

Today was our day off as the folks who were here for only 1 week have left and the folks joining us for the 2nd week don’t arrive until late afternoon.  There was some things we could do as a … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde National Park

All our days here so far have been very full and today was no exception.  While we were able to sleep in, Dr. Ryan was here at 10 a.m. sharp to pick us up for a trek to Mesa Verde … Continue reading

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