First of all, let me welcome you to Studium, a digital magazine (or "cyber-pub")
for those of us who find time to do more than tickle a keyboard and stare at monitors. My name's Dennis
Nowicki, and I'll be your host for the time being.
For thousands of years, Man has found pastimes and
hobbies for which to fill his spare time. Small collections of shells and stones have been discovered among
Neanderthal diggings, and ancient cave drawings have been found the world over; the Egyptians made and
collected miniature animals and birds of clay, while the Greeks and Romans assembled collections of
Classic art in many forms. Modern man fills his time in a variety of ways, and this web site is here to
address some of these. At Studium, which is Latin for "hobby", you will see and perhaps learn from
hobbies that your host has enjoyed. For our presence along this Super Highway is not just to say,
"Hey! Look at me!", but to help others to grow from what we know...to inform, to instruct, and to
My sincere appreciation to those who have helped me in putting this all together...John
Murbach...Dr. Paul Rynearson...Bill Mitchell...and Lyle at SSC.