A little over a year ago, we gathered family and friends on an island in Muscongus Bay in Maine to celebrate Peter Hoffmann's (my father-in-law) life and bury his ashes in the island cemetery. It was a glorious day—sunny and warm—for a picnic, wine, and shared memories. Sarah, my mother-in-law, asked the kids to craft … Continue reading Setting Fire to the Origami Crane – For Sarah Briggs Hoffmann
Our family is heading to Boston this weekend on our first leg up to the island in Maine, where we'll celebrate my father-in-law's life and legacy. Apropos of Peter's sense of humor, various family members have suggested that we give Peter a Viking funeral using his 18-ft. Interlake sailboat that we capsized last year in … Continue reading Home(s)ward Bound
Peter Hoffmann, editor and publisher of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Newsletter, a forward-thinking energy policy reporter extraordinaire, and my father-in-law, died April 18, 2014. He was 78. Peter, we will miss your humor, particularly your puns, your tender heart for animals, your curiosity, and your quick intellect. I'm thinking your afterlife involves sipping a … Continue reading Peter Hoffmann – Hydrogen Guru
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