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Join Date:

01-11-2010

Last Activity:

02-12-2016 7:18 PM

Age:

69 years old

Birthday:

10/16/1946

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    ABOUT ME

  • I am a retired church musician/educator. I served four different congregations in Wisconsin, Texas and Illinois. I am the proud father of FOUR gorgeous daughters who all took my wife's genetic makeup!
  • GLEEFULLY Retired
  • Glenn R. Mahnke
  • Bach and the classics
  • It has always fascinated me, especially since I grew up in Milwaukee when it had FOUR breweries going full-bore.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Marengo
  • Illinois

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 02-11-2016 at 06:58 PM
    Thanks, unionrdr. I'm not usually a fan of country-western music, but Montgomery Gentry's song
    did touch me. And the only thing that is going to help is time. And it's not so much that I
    miss her, but...

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 02-10-2016 at 12:52 PM
    How are you doing, Glenn? I miss your posts!I'm hanging in there. Some days are better than
    others...some moments are better than others...but the clock keeps ticking, and life must
    continue.This week...

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 01-29-2016 at 09:55 PM
    It has been a while since I offered any updates. I will place that blame directly on my own
    shoulders, since previous updates were more about Marie’s condition, and less about my coping
    with those con...

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 01-25-2016 at 06:40 PM
    Saturday and Sunday were very bittersweet for me. Saturday represented one month since Marie
    died. And Sunday represented six months since the first stroke. But there was an "up" side!
    After attending...

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 01-14-2016 at 01:28 PM
    I am in he bittersweet process of putting away the Christmas decorations. Yesterday, I took
    care of quite a few, leaving only the Christmas tree to undecorate, take apart and store until
    late November...

  • Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 01-12-2016 at 08:29 PM
    Not long at all. I brewed it on Tuesday, 15 September 2015. I racked it to secondary on
    Wednesday, 30 September 2015, which is when I added the bourbon and the oak chips. I bottled it
    on Monday, 7 Dec...

  • Posted in thread: Used bottles on 01-12-2016 at 06:17 PM
    As an experiment, I tried to cap a "twisty" with my usual Red Baron capper. I could NOT get the
    cap tight enough to prevent it from turning on the top of the bottle! The vast majority of my
    pop-top bo...

  • Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 01-12-2016 at 06:08 PM
    My daughter and her husband and I each had one with some fantastic steak on Sunday evening.
    While this current batch needs to age a bit longer, it is already extremely tasty! And my
    son-in-law could n...

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 01-11-2016 at 04:21 PM
    Joy, Nathan and little Abel flew out yesterday afternoon and arrived safely and soundly at Love
    Field in Dallas around 500pm. Amanda’s flight from O’Hare ended up getting cancelled, but she
    was booked...

  • Posted in thread: Your Thoughts/Prayers/Voodoo Needed on 01-10-2016 at 01:25 PM
    We had a wonderful “Service of Remembrance and Celebration” for Marie yesterday at Prince of
    Peace Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake. Pastor Rubeck shared the Word of God powerfully with us,
    reminding u...

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