Did you ever wonder about henna tattoos?

Does researching an historical novel sound like a dull task? I have found it to be anything but tedious. Today’s gem is going to be about henna and women’s monthly cycles—amazing what you can find out. History is anything but stuffy and boring. According to Leviticus 15, physical separation of women was required during menstruation (or… Read More

3 Cheers for Archaeologists

Researching ancient history can be tricky. It requires connecting the dots (clues) that are scattered throughout many different  “__ologies,” such as anthropology, geology, archaeology, philosophy, theology, literature, history, and the history of science and medicine. All of these require core skills and innovative and informed approaches to theories. (That’s education-speak for: make your best guess… Read More