Greg and Susan just bought a house! Hurray for them! Here are some pictures, but understand that the furniture belongs to the guy living there now and is not in concordance with the captions.
second floor living room/guest room
I played in the National Chess Congress and got 2.5/5 (1 bye). I was paired down most rounds, so I lost some points. Oh well. I am not an emotional slave to my rating. Games will be posted soon.
Here's two funny things for you:
American Airlines has promised never to raise its fees for not printing a boarding pass.
The fees, the latest introduced by American Airlines in a continuing effort to combat its financial woes, will take effect on Monday. According to company officials, these charges will include a $25 tax on citizens traveling with any other airline, as well as a mandatory $30 surcharge for passengers who decide to just stay home for the holidays instead . . .