Personal Essays

Personal History Several short essays capture a moment, a thought, or an occasional adventure in my life.


Asylum CS I incorporated Asylum Computer Services LLC for professional services and software development.
Computer Science Labs Labs provided for Computer Science education.
Book Production Over a ten year period, I post-processed and posted online books on average one every four days. This project captures my favorite images and books from that effort.

Genealogy Links

Life of John Snider Genealogical essay about an ancestor who was captured by Indians in the mid-1700’s.
Early German Immigration What it was like to cross the Atlantic to start a new life, perhaps never to return.
Four Ancestor Vignettes Stories of four ancestors: three from pre-colonial America and one from Germany emigrating to America much later.