This post goes over cast iron repair, using my own success and failure as examples, as well as considerations to make before deciding whether or not to repair at all.
The State of Rhode Island
In this post I talk about the ways my research has impacted my views on some local political topics
Two Hungry Trees and a Fun Mystery
A mystery surrounding a headstone being eaten by trees to me fits perfectly with what is known about Colonial New England society.
The Histories We Choose
It probably surprises few people besides myself that I’m fairly involved with local history. As an anthropologist, I’m perpetually of the view that all history is local, and that local history is global. However, also as an anthropologist, I’m also well aware that the history we celebrate is a choice, and often one that wasn’t … Continue reading The Histories We Choose
He polalauahi i kēia lā—It’s Voggy Today.
Now that we’re learning some language that’s fairly specific to Hawaii, it’s time to start learning about the influence language can have on our very perceptions of the world.
A Bit of the Industrial Revolution in the 21st Century
Rhode Islanders...like the Industrial Revolution. I’ve always known this, but it wasn’t until I kinda sorta accidentally produced a documentary on it that I really began to grasp the extent of it. I say “accidentally” because well, I kinda didn’t mean to. I’m not an industrial historian. Truth be told, I’m not even the biggest … Continue reading A Bit of the Industrial Revolution in the 21st Century
A brief update on Scrimshaw
An update on how Scrimshaw is going and how my abilities continue to improve.
As Early 2019 Draws to a Close
The first update on the state of things for 2019, I discuss current projects, upcoming ideas, and how I generally plan to keep improving Anthrospin.
Seeing Culture from the Saddle of a Bicycle
Looking at my own hobbies and lifestyle, I illustrate the ways we can see patterns of cultural influence in everyday experiences.
The Future of Paleontology in a Global, Digital World.
Technology potentially allows more researchers than ever before to access more materials than dreamed of just a few decades ago. The push to make that access open source is there. Which way should we go with that information?