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The End is Near

“I hate goodbyes. I know what I need. I need more hellos”- Charles Schulz

So, once again I have finished another field school and by tomorrow will be on a plane home to Los Angeles.

Due to internet hiccups and my own forgetfulness, my plan to update this blog as often as possible during these 6 weeks failed quite a bit. Even though I was not able to update everyone on all of my adventures around Italy, there are definitely a few pieces of wisdom I have learned after this trip:

Alcohol can/should be used as currency to thank people, show your appreciation, and overall win people over. It is much more welcomed than money.

Buckets of dirt are an effective weighing system- for example, one piece of luggage might weigh about 2 full buckets. This should be used everywhere

Pickaxing as well as bootydancing and that’s-what-she-said-jokes are all art forms. They require some precision, patience, and practice in order for all three of them to be perfect.

Once again, scavi has been an amazing and fulfilling experience for me. I love excavating, meeting people I would never otherwise meet or have the opportunity to interact with, and appreciating what the past has left for the present to piece back together.

My trowel, gloves, and handpick are all put away, time to go home!

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Put a Little Love in Your Heart!!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!!!

Tune into a special show TODAY dedicated to Valentine’s Day and lurvvvv.

Don’t worry, it won’t be too mushy gushy.

Whether your valentine this year is your boyfriend, girlfriend, your best friend, or your dog, enjoy your Valentine’s Day with those that you love and tune in TODAY from 2-4PM so The Big Dig can serenade you!!!

If you’re really not in the mood for some love, perhaps you can celebrate Lupercalia instead?

Tune in TODAY, MONDAY from 2-4PM at www.kxsc.org to The Big Dig!!!

 

See you on the airwaves!!!

 

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Breaking Up is Hard To Do!!

If you haven’t heard the news yet, steel your heart dear readers: The White Stripes are officially over!

Despite their slightly odd penchant for taxidermy animals, brother/sister/ex-wife/ex-husband designations, and general oddities, they will be sorely missed!!!!

So what better way to say so long to one of The Big Dig’s favorite duos by dedicating a theme to them?

We’ll be going through our favorite bands who broke our hearts when they disbanded!!

The Beatles

The Beatles: Why Yoko Ono, why?!!!

Break up over Fax? Super awkward....

Are they broken up? on hiatus? What ARE THEY?

 

SO!!! Quick!! Grab your field journal!! Your trusty trowel!! Tune in…. TODAY! THIS MONDAY!! 2-4PM PT!!! STREAM IT AT www.kxsc.org

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MUSIC FOR THE MOVIES!!

THE BIG DIG WENT OFF FOR THE HOLIDAYS BUT NOW IT’S BACK!!!!!

Tune in TODAY from 2-4PM PT, and listen in!!

Today we’re going to have A LOT of discoveries, so don’t miss out!!

A TICKET giveaway, an AWESOME theme, and maybe even a SPECIAL guest?!!!

Stream it at KXSC Radio’s BRAND NEW WEBSITE

www.kxsc.org!!!!

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Happy Friday!

Happy Friday everyone!!

Enjoy your lovely weekend, and then GET EXCITED FOR MONDAY!!

We’ll be giving away tickets to….

FYF PRESENTS: MONOTONIX, TY SEGALL, DEVIN THERRIAULT, and…. (one of my favorites) TIJUANA PANTHERS!!

And here’s are a few clues to get you excited for Monday’s theme!!

The Darjeeling Limited

Daft Punk

Daft Punk

The Smiths

The Smiths

Hm…. What could the theme be??

TUNE IN MONDAY FROM 2-4PM PT TO FIND OUT!!!

Stream THE BIG DIG LIVE on KXSC’s BRAND NEW WEBSITE!! AT KXSC.ORG!

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No show today!

No show today folks, but here’s a little music in honor of M.L.K and to hold you over until next Monday!

The Entrance Band- M.L.K

See you all next Monday! Take a little breather from all the adventures. Even Indiana Jones needs a break once in a while.

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

No show today for The Big Dig, but here are some things we are thankful for!

1. A great radio station, KXSC that let’s us play whatever we want every Thursday

2. All of the amazing people who are part of KXSC, who make everyday unbelievably fun

3. Family, friends, all of our loved ones, and YOU, dear listeners!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, see you next Thursday!

 

Time for some delicious trytophan in that turkey

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