Good Reads

Henry Hudson: Dreams and Obsessions

Henry Hudson: Dreams and ObsessionsBy Corey SandlerCitadel Press/Kensington Publishing Corp.New York, N.Y.Copyright 2007ISBN-13: 978-0-8065-2739-0   In his newest book, Henry Hudson: Dreams and Obsessions, veteran newsman and Associated Press corrspondant Corey Sandler endeavors to shed light on some of the…

By the numbers

Long before the advent of electronics and high tech wind measuring devices, a qualitative wind estimating method called the Beaufort Scale of Wind Forces was used. It was invented by an early English navigator by the name of Francis Beaufort…