I still receive newsletters from a lot of TH’ing clubs even though I stopped doing the WET column years ago, and while I enjoy reading them they are a constant reminder of how much things have changed and just how out of touch I am. Continue reading
Mulligan was a dog. A Golden Retriever and one very handsome devil! He left this world today and it won’t be the same for his owner archaeologist Lisa MacIntyre or for that matter me. You see since befriending Lisa a few months ago she has kept me abreast of Mulligan’s ongoing medical problems and his passing has hit me hard too. Continue reading
Didn’t get out this week thanks to all day storms on Sunday but did windup with a treasure thanks to my daughter Molly. In between grandson and granddaughter’s soccer games Saturday she hit a few garage sales and found something she knew dad would like. Continue reading
The recent postings here about the archaeological hoarding in Northern Ireland seemed to touch a nerve, and I want to thank John Howland for bringing them to the forefront. Extremely irritating and hypocrisy at it’s finest! Continue reading
A favorite FB page of mine is Detecting History and the founder, Stan Shoemaker recently posted the following….
“I’ve been watching many detecting videos over the last few days and I can honestly say 90% of the folks making them wouldn’t cut the mustard on my crew. I’ve noticed they dig gigantic holes, sling earth wildly like animals, not picking up their trash, making fun of the land owners on camera, I’d be sending them home early”……. Continue reading
I was bitten by spring fever and managed to do a little digging today. It seems two hours is my limit anymore and I am not sure that will improve any…too many things going on with this old body, all of which are permanent. Continue reading