Lunar vs. Solar Calendars

Lunar vs. Solar Calendars

Time tracking and calendar making are so fascinating to me because of the skywatching skill required for our ancient ancestors to do these activities. I have a whole spool of questions I like to unwind occasionally. Do we share the same basic concepts of time as they...
The Pleiades: Cultural Stories of the Seven Sisters

The Pleiades: Cultural Stories of the Seven Sisters

There is a tiny grouping of stars in the winter night sky that has caught the attention of people for thousands and thousands of years and still captures their attention today. People frequently point to it and ask me, “Is that the Little Dipper?”   It’s a fair...