I was so very happy to once again receive one of Gladys Grad’s Mah Jongg Madness newsletters yesterday – I know how difficult everything has been for her since she lost her darling husband Phil a couple of weeks ago. But Gladys – also known as the Grand Master of American Style Mah Jongg Tournaments – is a strong and wonderful lady, devoted to the game of Mah Jongg and to all of the people who look forward to her newsletter, her tournaments, and everything else she does to promote the game. Gladys, it’s great to hear from you again!
Here’s a picture of Gladys with her wonderful husband, Phil.
Here’s a really interesting question from Gladys’ most recent newsletter. Has this ever happened to you?
Here’s another interesting question answered by Gladys. Something like this just happened with the OMs a couple of weeks ago when we were playing at S1’s home with only three people. J declared Mah Jongg but it was an incorrect call so she was dead; S1 said she was dead too but I said that since no one had called her dead, she should just keep on playing. Of course, that was silly since we now knew that she couldn’t complete a Mah Jongg. But since our game is social and very friendly, we just played it out. However, now I know – thanks to Gladys – that we should have declared a “wall game.” Here is the question from Gladys’ newsletter: