About My Site

Hello visitor! If you're a returning visitor - welcome back! This site is a redesign of one I had a few years back. Hackers got into the that one and I had to recreate from scratch. I also used to have a separate site for http://www.braniffs.ws - although I haven't done much in the way … Continue reading About My Site

Hosmer genealogy FB group

Earlier this week I was contacted by a previously unknown Hosmer cousin. It turns out she's from my 3rd great-grandfather John Hosmer's first marriage to Sarah Maliss Green. After exchanging a bit of info on FB Messenger, I decided to create a new FB group that will allow us and other cousins interested in the … Continue reading Hosmer genealogy FB group

The growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch

I'm reading today an article in AFP about the latest measurements of the Pacific garbage patch between Hawaii and California https://www.afp.com/en/news/23/pacific-plastic-dump-far-larger-feared-study-doc-12z3po3 Let me think about where all this garbage is coming from... no big secret it's from messy humans... probably some of it will still be remnants of the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011.  … Continue reading The growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch