Making Friends with Metal Detectors

Last week, my cousin wrote about the bond she shares with her digging partner (husband). After reading her post, I started thinking about the bonds I’ve made with both digging partners and property owners alike. If you’re a regular follower… Continue Reading

The Underestimate-able Digger

I am an enigma. The more I interact with experienced diggers and historians, I’ve begun to realize that strangers have a tendency to underestimate me. I’m underestimate-able. You aren’t likely to find underestimate-able in the dictionary–however–I do like the ring of… Continue Reading

Bottle Fever

I’ll admit that I’ve been on a glass kick lately. Obviously, not a single one of my detectors can find glass–but I’ve mastered a method for finding bottle shards and china fragments. Are you ready for this? I call it… the… Continue Reading

Breaking Ground at the Wright House

A few weeks ago, I wrote a story about how I obtained permission for a house that was instrumental in leading over a thousand slaves to their freedom–The Wright House. This weekend, I had the opportunity to stand beside that very… Continue Reading