Comprehensive review article on use of meat by early hominins from The American Scientist.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles in Salem, New Jersey, are having their first ever Wild Beaver Dinner. The beavers are trapped in South Jersey, butchered, soaked in salt water, and slow-cooked for six hours. Beaver has been served by the FOE with other species as part of their wild game dinners in the past, but at this dinner, beavers get the spotlight to themselves.
Wild Beaver, It’s What’s for Dinner at NJ.com (warning: contains photos of dead beavers)
“I’d buy myself some stylish clothes but I sure hate to pay.” Hard to beat a yellow t-shirt and button shirt. Pennywise positive thinking from the back of the car by John Mellencamp.
She remembered taking money out from gathering crop
And buying Johnny’s guitar at a broker shop
In 1958 Chuck Berry wrote the story of Johnny B. Goode. Two years later, he retold Johnny’s story, this time from the perspective of his mother, who bought him his guitar and his bus ticket to Hollywood.
The Georgia Satellites thought it rocked, too.
Project Hero is a Land Rover Discovery with a Landing Pad on the roof for your drone. The drone can land on the roof while the Land Rover is in motion; a powered cover keeps it from getting blown off the roof. Use it to find out why you’re stuck in traffic on the highway, or, as originally intended, to assist Red Cross emergency response teams. Details at Land Rover.
You provide the backing band and pay me up front, in cash. I’ll play Johnny G. Goode.
RIP Chuck Berry
This 2015 post on This Week in Pennsylvania Archaeology is about zooarchaeology and includes new photos of animal bones and cut marks from the famous Eschelman Site in Lancaster County, which was the subject of one of the earliest systematic analyses of bone modification marks on an American faunal assemblage.
Guilday, John E., Paul W. Parmalee and Donald P. Tanner
1962 Aboriginal Butchering Techniques at the Eschelman Site (36LA12), Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Archaeologist 32(2):59-83.
Just across a narrow road from the Ted Stiles Preserve, the Fiddler’s Creek Preserve includes a large open area of former farmland and a wooded ravine.
Note that the deadline for applying is coming soon!
Historic Eastfield Foundation is pleased to announce that it will offer two scholarships for emerging ceramics scholars to attend the Historic Ceramics Symposium, better known as “Dish Camp”, June 23-24, 2017 at Historic Eastfield Village in East Nassau, New York. Scholarship recipients will receive a tuition waiver for the two day program, lunch both days, and a period dinner on Saturday night. Recipients will be responsible for their own transportation and lodging. Primitive lodging at Brigg’s Tavern is available on site for no cost.
Those interested in applying should provide a one page written essay that discusses their personal interest in historic ceramics and why they believe that attending Dish Camp would benefit their education. Please send your essay and contact information via email to Debbie Miller, Program Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>. Continue reading ““Dish Camp” for Historic Ceramics Aficionados-Scholarship Available”