Category Archives: News

Leaf Pool Winner!

I suppose I should call the leaf pool, since I did say in the rules that it would end either when we were “done” raking or when we got the first snow. The latter happened this weekend. It wasn’t much … Continue reading

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Tragic News

I hope it’s okay for me to write this here. Kurt and Anna are my gracious hosts here, providing the space and bandwidth for this website. They’re also dear friends I’ve known for over a decade. You might remember me … Continue reading

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Important

Esthela, if you’re still reading this, please email me immediately.

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Champaign-ting the Town Red

We rolled back in from a visit to the old stomping grounds last night. We had a lot of fun and it was great seeing everyone again. We left Tuesday night and spent the night outside of Syracuse, New York. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Magician

New photos are finally up in the “Photos” section. Among the sights you can see is our finally-painted kitchen! Long-term readers will recall that the kitchen started like this: At one point we decided we couldn’t take the awful plaid … Continue reading

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Bigger…Stronger…Faster…

When we’re not entertaining heads of state or sponsoring gala fundraisers, you’d think we at the Mancer household would relax and take it easy. Not so! Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop, my friend, and we seek to make the … Continue reading

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@schwind[4]="Simone";

A little after midnight, a new addition to the Schwind family arrived! Presenting Simone Arianna Schwind! Mommy and baby are doing fine: And here’s Daddy. I think Sophia hasn’t met her new sister yet: Congratulations, folks! The name “Simone,” incidentally, … Continue reading

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Untitled Document

Another rambling missive from me, sorry. First, I’d like to express my condolences. Stewart’s father died earlier this week, after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Our thoughts are with his family. I’ve got some new photos up from the surprise … Continue reading

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