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One last look at Rome…

It seems that I’ve recovered from my jet-lag.  This year it was especially bad.  There are actually gaps in my memory from last week.  I took all the right precautions: regular sleep schedule, time in the sun, exercise, lots of … Continue reading

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New Adventures!

For the next 2 1/2 weeks I’ll be posting from Roma and then Pompeii!  I am returning for a third year to work with the Pompeii Food and Drink Project in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.   After a few … Continue reading

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Calcio in Treno!!

Apparently we missed quite the brawl on the train yesterday… Continue reading

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Leaving Tomorrow!

Another year has come and gone!  We fly out of Denver tomorrow morning; an easy train ride from Roma to Napoli; another train to Pompeii and thus begins the 2009 season of the Pompeii Food and Drink Project.  I had … Continue reading

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I Finded The Internets!

I’m here and, even better, the hotel has wireless!  The flight was fine, delayed out of Denver, then on-time from Atlanta to Rome.  Our hotel is 2 blocks from the Pyramid – C. Cestius’ tomb.  I found coffee and gelato … Continue reading

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Once more “over the pond”

I leave tomorrow afternoon for two weeks in Roma!  This time I’m volunteering to dig holes at a site in Rome called Monte Testaccio – a 105′ high mountain of potsherds! We dig for the first week and catalogue artifacts … Continue reading

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Last Day in Pompeii

Just finished up my last day of work on the project. I take a train up to Roma in the morning. The collapsable villa didn’t collapse! The garden was incredible, even being surrounded by scaffolding. They’ve reconstructed the upper floor … Continue reading

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