26 Mar 2011

A Portrait of the Artist

“Well, order everyone calls me Eugene,” he said, when I stuck out my hand to meet the now infamous subject of one of Katie Musolff’s paintings. I’ve seen Eugene before each time I pass through the Artist-in-Residence’s studio, but here he is, live and in the flesh and, he’s beaming. Eugene is one of the […]

22 Mar 2011

“Like”ing Breakfast

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I’m sure it’s clear to you by now, I love breakfast at the Pfister. I love breakfast food in general, of course, and can never make up my mind—breakfast anywhere for me includes multitudes of plate envy, but (as you also know) add coffee and I’m usually satiated. I’m pretty sure my love of breakfast […]

19 Mar 2011

Staying on the Ride

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It’s such a surreal feeling to interview your replacement. Sure, try I’m being a bit dramatic—I’m not interviewing them and when I took the job, I knew I’d eventually be replaced but there’s nothing I have to like about it. Well, I do like the tension I felt walking into the meeting room at the […]

16 Mar 2011

All Dressed Up and Everywhere to Be

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My best friend was in town on the weekend and we took her to Blu for free music. First, she snapped what could be an award-winning series of photos (her profession), then she let her mouth hang agape for awhile and finally she grinned and told me I had a really sweet gig (don’t I […]

11 Mar 2011

Historic Lens

As promised, Amanda has forwarded the photos from her  and Dan’s photo shoot. It’s incredible to have lived the experience with them, but then to see some of the chosen photos and the angles and moments their photographer, Chloe from Life Tree Photography captured recreates the experience in an entirely new way. I hope that’s […]

9 Mar 2011

Brewing with Excitement

Off schedule, sure, but I think you can handle it. First, the cafe renovations are in full swing. Then…there will be coffee (see other posts about how necessary this is in my world). Now, I’ve just received a giant package of applications from those who’d like to continue this journey at the Pfister. It’s such […]