15 Dec 2018

A Beautiful Sight, We’re Happy Tonight

A Beautiful Sight, We’re Happy Tonight

One of the true joys of my life is making people happy. For years, each December I donned gay apparel, specifically, an elf costume, and led groups on Holiday Lights walking tours. Watching little walkers, bundled up in snow pants, marveling at the twinkling light never failed to make my heart soar. The holiday magic […]

12 Dec 2018

Merry and Bright

Merry and Bright

The ladies of Bethlehem Lutheran Child Care in Germantown arrived in the lobby amidst a cloud of giggles and good cheer. The group, most of them first time visitors to The Pfister Hotel, were onsite to view the historic hotel draped in its holiday finery. I guided the happy group through the landmark, sharing with […]

10 Dec 2018

Narrator Elf- Reporting for Duty

Narrator Elf- Reporting for Duty

Dianne Reeves captured the reason I love the holiday season when she wrote the line “it’s that time of year when the world falls in love.” That lyric from “The Christmas Waltz” resonates with me, particularly as I get older. I still marvel at the lights and revel in the magic of a beautiful snowfall, […]

5 Dec 2018

Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

  Soon, The Pfister Hotel will host the season’s most VIP guest! Santa Claus will be brunching with merry-makers young and old each Saturday and Sunday from December 8 to December 23. The morning includes a delicious meal, an opportunity to meet the big man,  time to send a letter bound for the North Pole, […]

3 Dec 2018

The Pfister Holiday Marketplace

The Pfister Holiday Marketplace

As an unabashed holiday lover, I enjoy a bit of the hustle and bustle that accompanies the season. But even I, with my very merry disposition in overdrive, can find December a bit stressful. Gift shopping is something I often postpone. I love giving gifts and want to provide the people I love with carefully […]

30 Nov 2018

Nothing Shines Like Ruby

Nothing Shines Like Ruby

Nine month old Ruby Eleanor has been enchanting the world with her infectious smile and sparklingly eyes since February.  Today, this tiny and adorable guest made her first visit to The Pfister Hotel.  Ruby’s mom, Jenna Kashou, is a local writer with a special relationship with the hotel, she was the 5th Pfister Narrator, who […]