This website is kinda all about the things I like, and the things I like to do. It’s about my rather compulsives habits. There is a section on me as well, and there is a section about a cat of mine that wrote a book that helped me get my life somewhat together, though in a rather self centered way. Oh well, that’s the nice thing about having your own web page. You can do it just the way you like without having to answer to anyone. If you can deal with that, you may find something interesting here. Good Luck!
The bulk of this site pertains to genealogy and family history. It covers my lines, a lot of related lines, and then as much information as there is anywhere on all the various Putnam and Putman families in America. That’s a compulsion that has been going on for about three decades.
Then there is a section on my collection of almost 60 classic sports cars, mostly British and all red, all housed out back in Toad Hall. This compulsion goes back over 50 years to the ’49 Ford convertible I bought the day I turned sixteen back in 1953. The collection of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is probably the largest in America, or the way it’s going, will be shortly. The growing collection of cats is getting a bit out of control as well. You can blame Abigail on that. Her book taught me so much, that I just had to get more of the critters to see what I could learn from them. Up to 24 of them now, and more coming I’m sure 🙂 And I learn something decent most every day from those kids.
There is a section on the Bed and Breakfast Inn, The Simmons Homestead Inn, that I run here in Hyannis Port on Cape Cod. That is what helps keep me off the streets. It’s kinda a compulsion as well. All the rooms have animal themes, and more fun clutter than you could imagine.
If all this doesn’t give you a decent picture of who I am and what I’m doing, then check out the Bits about Bill section.
You’ll soon see why I could use some serious counseling and ‘help.’ And speaking of help, I would greatly appreciate any new genealogical information, red sports cars or single malts. I prefer to pick out the cats on my own, thank you.