Readers may contact George Schmidt's widow with questions, concerns

As the owner of the Substance site and widow of Substance founder and long-time editor George N. Schmidt, I am maintaining Substance News as a way to keep our database of articles alive. Most of our articles were authored by George.

I mean to keep our homepage the same, with these articles posted to remember George. Unfortunately, our February 2024 homepage had no visible articles for 9 days.

If readers notice any problems, other than spam, and are concerned, please feel free to contact me at

Our spam problem is unfixable unless I were to revamp the site. I have no plan to do so at this time.

If anyone wants to contact me regarding questions about George or the paper, please feel free to email me. Reader comments or questions on the articles get lost in the spam. I just noticed a comment today from someone who wrote in December 2023 and signed their comment Robert. Whoever this is is welcome to contact me directly.

George Schmid and family, September 2016


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