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Planet Earth

A Day in the Life

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorJanuary 21, 2011 11:43 PM

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Of a field archaeologist in Qatar:

In the desert, sitting against a ruined wall, wind ripping through my context sheets, salty sand on my lips, skinned knuckles and bruised knees, I feel like myself again...I'm sure the sand and wind and sun will wear me down soon enough, but for now I'm relishing being back in the field, scratching away at the dirt and rocks to find meaning in the past.

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