Happy Holidays!!

Hey there everyone!! Only four more days before Christmas, have you finished all your shopping yet?? Hope you all had fun pushing and shoving your way to the cashiers while maintaining your awesome poise. 😉 I, on the other hand, decided it would be in my best interest to shop online this year so, yes,…

DWC Volunteer Trip in Cambodia – July 07-21, 2012

Hello everyone! The weather is getting cold, snow is falling, and Christmas is almost here – can you believe it?? Not to mention the seasonal flu going around – luckily I’ve only got a runny nose and a little cough. Hope everyone is staying warm out there! All this winter talk is making me think…

St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research: And I get to take part in it!

In just a few days, I will be taking part in an archaeological excavation with the St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research (S.E.C.A.R)  team in the Caribbean! Here is some background information about the excavation and what is currently happening over there! Where Are We Excavating? Archaeological investigations of Colonial Period slave sites in the…

China’s First Emperor and his Terracotta Warriors

Little was known about Qin Shihuangdi (259 BC – 210 BC) until his astonishing army of life-sized terracotta warriors was discovered in 1974 by some farmers while building a well in Xi’an, China. Still not fully excavated, the Terracotta Army is estimated to number more than 8,000 figures, including 400 chariot horses and 300 cavalry…