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Archaeology & Ancient History (Greek/Roman)
Algonquian languages (particularly Mohegan and Pequot)
Public education reform
Naval & maritime history, from ancient to modern, including shipwrecks, mysteries of the sea, and underwater archaeology.
Cooking (I maintain a personal collection of recipes which I often give to friends. You can grab it as a Microsoft Word document, zipped).
Travel (Photo of me in front of the Buddha at Kamakura, Japan [JPEG, 47k] with information about the statue, area history, Kamakura Buddhism, etc. )
Genealogy: Bentz; also: Blew, Bushy, Cassidy, Davis, Dionne, Ely, Gentzler, Groff, Hall, Hersche, Hershey, Knickerbocker, Lau, Law, O'Hara, Shetter, Siebrecht, Strayer, Swain, Swope, Ticknor, Turk - and quite a few others.
|My Pages On This Site|
|Ideas||Some ideas and musings for your consideration and amusement.|
|Rants||I've put together some comments on various things which annoy me which I can't particularly change... some of this might be amusing.|
|Humor||Over the years I've received many jokes, etc., usually of the over circulated Internet type. In order to make them accessible to friends, I've tossed them in a barely organized form here. Enjoy them at your own risk.|
|BZFlag||I enjoy playing the open-source, cross-platform game BZFlag (usually under the name "The Purple Panzer". This is a page with background information, maps, etc.|
|Banshee sailboat||The Banshee Class National Association web page.|
|Bentz genealogy||Pages relating to the Bentz family.|
|Resources||The page I use as my starting page, with many links broken out by section (and a Table of Contents at the top).|
|Pages Elsewhere You Might Like|
|Research tools||Useful research tools - a nice page for fast dictionary, encyclopedia, or other common lookups.|
|General web resources of quality||My reference page.|
|WIRED article on MIT hacking||An article in which I make a brief appearance with my name misspelled. (For further information on my involvement with MIT hacking many years ago, see also the octagon description, or the T.H.A. writeup.)|
|Gallery of MIT hacks||The M. I. T. Museum's hacking pages.|
|Resources||Lots of useful links by category.|
I've dropped the "mailto:" tags because of the volume of spam that results from people scraping them from web pages. However, my email addresses are:
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