22 Jun 2015

The Earl of Soggy Sandwich

The Earl of Soggy Sandwich

“We have great meat in our sandwich, but the bread is pretty soggy.” Now how can you fault a guy for eavesdropping on a conversation with that line? One of the realities of being a writer who spends his time seeking out drama and intrigue and laughs and pretty bridesmaids in fancy dresses at a luxury […]

21 Jun 2015

Of Fathers and Sons and Hugs

Of Fathers and Sons and Hugs

Joe and Simon hugged themselves into a booth at the Café at the Pfister on a Saturday afternoon. They stopped for a quick nosh before scrubbing up for a wedding on the 7th floor. These gents looked like they had invented hugging, viagra and I was immediately impressed. I watched this small miracle take place […]

12 Jun 2015

How to Dig Yourself Into a Hole of Uncomfortable Depth in Under Sixty Seconds

How to Dig Yourself Into a Hole of Uncomfortable Depth in Under Sixty Seconds

The standard question to ask when you see a gathering of three young ladies in the Lobby Lounge with a few drinks backed up in front of themselves and one of those young ladies is wearing a bridal veil is, stuff “So when are you getting married?” I asked the standard question. The standard answer […]

10 Jun 2015

Look Away If You Can’t Stand a Love Story

Look Away If You Can’t Stand a Love Story

I would like to warn all you cold-hearted pragmatists out there that I’m about to tell you a love story about people taking their time to find one another. You can cease reading now if you need to iron or sort your recycling. But if you have even half a heart, treat then you should […]

27 May 2015

Lesson Number One: Always Talk to the Mustachioed Rapscallion

Lesson Number One:  Always Talk to the Mustachioed Rapscallion

I happily made the acquaintance of a mustachioed rapscallion named Farley as I was sauntering through the Pfister’s lobby. Farley runs with a crew of real quick wits. I asked questions, viagra they gave me the straight dope; it was all very polite. Basically, Farley and his gaggle are like the fresh-faced reboot cast of […]

25 May 2015

The Big Ideas Make the Small Moments Soar on Memorial Day

The Big Ideas Make the Small Moments Soar on Memorial Day

It is Memorial Day and I would like to take a moment to tell you what that has meant during the lead up week to this holiday at the Pfister. Everyday when you pull into the Pfister parking garage, cialis a succulent smell of great cooking hits you as you open your car door. You […]