It’s a fall Friday here in North Dakotaland, but we’ve been warned … snow is in the air! We’ve tested the furnace, fired up our (gas powered) fireplace, and even had the preliminary discussion about putting the snow tires on the car. It is officially late autumn.
The late autumn does bring certain advantages though. Flurry filled cook outs, pots of chili, and the annual countdown to when the Eagles are officially eliminated from the playoffs. The summer cricket season is under way in Australia, the NASCAR guys have entered the home stretch, and an invariably asterisked baseball season is getting closer to the World Series. (The Big 10 football season starts next week, which is too bizarre for comment). None of this really matters, though, because Saturday night is Lomachenko-Lopez, the first great fight of 2020.
This gives me the daytime to wrap up some proofs, do some yard work and finally get back to reading the books moldering on my “must read” pile.
In the meantime, here are some quick hits and varia:
- Cornell cuneiform.
- She digs.
- FestivalCHAT2020. (Do watch the video trailer!)
- ASOR Annual Meeting.
- Cultural heritage in the realm of the commons: Conversations on the Case of Greece
- The Entangled Sea.
- Ruins in Contemporary Greek Literature, Art, Cinema, and Public Space.
- Infrastructures of Apocalypse.
- The Antiquities Trade in Egypt 1880-1930.
- Teaching as Therapy.
- Cheating, Policing, and School Surveillance.
- Welcome to Tomorrow.
- 10,000 Vintage Recipe Books.
- The IWC Portugieser Chronograph.
- What I’m reading: Niels Henrik Andreasen, Nota Pantzou, Dimitris Papadopoulos, and Andreas Darlas, Unfolding a Mountain. A Historical Archaeology of Modern and Contemporary Cave Use on Mount Pelion. Aarhus 2017.
- What I’m listening to: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Indestructable.