Der Stammbaum

Finally, after more than three years of on-and-off work, I’ve completed revisions and published the 2015 edition of Der Stammbaum der Familie Brunnemann.    The Stammbaum traces my Brunnemann family from 1640s Pomerania to 1905 in Flatonia, Texas. This is the type of genealogy I enjoy the most – it’s literally history in your hands.  It…

Gothic À Gogo

So I’m still going through the pictures from our recent trip to Germany, Poland, and Norway.  This time, my camera seemed to focus on architectural elements.  I’ve always had a very strong affinity for all things gothic, so here are some of the better elements – with some baroque mixed in.

Grüßens aus Deutschland und Norge!

So I’ve finally managed to get an Internet connection, but it’s slow, slow, slow.   We’re in the middle of our Germany-Norway trip.  Last week was driving 1,500 kilometers around Germany and Poland…now we’re on the week-long cruise down the coast of Norway.  This past day-and-a-half has presented some pretty bleak landscape – definitely what…