I read these two lines from this poem and started crying:

Five fingers on fire close into a metaphor

about how we’ll never, never ever, never ever.

Read the poem in its entirety here: https://poets.org/poem/hello-new-year

Today was stupidly pretty.

[filtered] view of dock at Despotikoview from Despotiko toward Antiparosexcavation work at sanctuary of apolloreconstruction work at sanctuary of apollo

Posting with my phone inside a plastic bag. Island survey!

The view from Koukounaries

I am becoming an even stronger believer in the restorative power of an interrupted two-hour nap.

National Park Typeface, “A typeface designed to mimic the national park service signs that are carved using a router bit.”

Something to read this morning: Lanny Boykin Rises Up Singing - Reckoning

Today was one of those delightful (but rare) mornings where I was able to sleep in, roll out of bed, read for a while, and then wander out for a coffee.

Need to do some work this afternoon, but for now I can take things a bit easier.

I now have coffee, and soon there will be food.

Last day of fieldwork (featuring sunflowers!) #SAP2019

Penultimate day of fieldwork! #SAP2019

olive grove

Good morning. #SAP2019

cloudy sunrisemisty hillssun rising through clouds

Oh hay there #SAP2019

field of baled hay

Assorted fields from this morning. #SAP2019

field with cloudsfield with cloudsplanted melon fielddirt road

Morning survey #SAP2019

shady field

Field walking #SAP2019

farm field in the midst of being surveyed

Burgers and beer with the team


Second breakfast

SAP 2019 team takjng a mid-morning survey break

It’s a good day for some Sardinian survey.

Agricultural field

We’re actually going to be able to start surveying today!

Sinis Peninsula

The combination of a 45-minute nap and a double espresso is proving particularly potent.

Dinner tonight had a gorgeous presentation (and it was also delicious!).

dinner plate with caprese salad, onions, and eggs

SFO ✈️ LAX ✈️ FCO ✈️ CAG

It’s almost fieldwork time!