28 Feb 2015

A Psychometric Questionairre

A Psychometric Questionairre

Yeah, humans are social creatures you know, we see faces inside clouds, fungus and tea stains. Children conduct full-length conversations with “pet” rocks and plush dinosaurs, then as adults, they still try to assign meaning to their frighteningly mysterious days through science, philosophy, religion, art, astrology or psychology. Pfister barista Desiree longs to crack the […]

24 Feb 2015

When you look at some modern art it can stump you.

When you look at some modern art it can stump you.

Barbara has been giving tours for the Milwaukee Art Museum over a half century. “When I first came to the museum, there were eight employees.” This January I started my fifty-second year. I retired when I was 50, but I’m still going in, teaching and working ‘cause I don’t want to sit at home. I […]

19 Feb 2015

A Mom Letter and a Dad Letter

A Mom Letter and a Dad Letter

I was taking a picture of the roses in the lobby when Val, the bartender summoned me over to see something. I took a stool at the bar and waited for a moment as Val rustled around in her bag, elbow deep.  At last she exclaimed “Ah!” and pulled out an envelope to show me. It was sent […]

10 Feb 2015

Butter on a Plate & Hat Swapping in the Bathroom

Butter on a Plate & Hat Swapping in the Bathroom

The whole hotel is my beat so I’ve got to drift. I’ve got to find the swirled butter on the plate. Regard this spiraled stack of paper napkins. This miniscule, considered bit of hospitality intrigues me.  I like to chase the shadows of bicyclists with my camera from a height of 23 stories.   On weekends […]

17 Jan 2015

We Ate Our Last Meal Together At The Pfister

We Ate Our Last Meal Together At The Pfister

We ate our last lunch together at the Pfister, buy cialis my Grandma and I and family, I wrote a story about it the other week, except then I did not know it would be our last meal when I sat next to Grandma and we both ordered the salmon salad from a booth in […]

12 Jan 2015

The Backside of Everything You Will Never Think About

Roving the lounge I roll up to a family with one of those dual seat strollers and make my introduction, viagra sale “Are those two ‘youngins’ twins?” “They are almost Irish twins,” says the mama. Irish twins? I’ve never heard of that one what does that mean?   Says mother: “In order to be an […]