Category Archives: Genealogy

My Genealogy Site Online

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It’s been a tremendous amount of work, but my new site for my genealogy hobby is finally finished. It’s live at http://www.wombats-askew.com/. It’s definitely a work in progress as I’m continuing to post stuff including letters and recorded conversations as I transcribe them among many other plans to shift my records to a location that […]


Mapping Early Manhattan

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The September 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine had a fascinating article about Manhattan before it was settled. The article is based on the work of the Manahatta Project, an endeavor to match the current city to the terrain as it existed prior to settlement by Europeans and to then add the ecosystem that went […]