Toodle-loo.
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Toodle-loo.

My term as Pfister Narrator is about to expire.  A bell is sounding.  A cane is coming to pull my waist off the stage.  A gong is sounding.  Ladies are booing, children are throwing popcorn at me, but I do not want to leave my flaming hula hoop. I still wanted to tell you the story about […]

Renée
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Renée

This is my last blog as the Pfister Narrator. I have been thinking a long time about how I want to end this magickal year, and suddenly, it came to me – strongly and clearly like the light of the moon through a bedroom window. I will document my recent hotel lunch with the most […]

Dancing through life
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Dancing through life

Dressed in their “Sunday best,” three sixth grade students from Hartford Avenue School perched on the edge of a sofa in the Pfister Lobby Bar – all with gold trophies in their laps. “How did you get those?” I asked. “For dancing!” They said in unison. They were there with their teacher, Marti White, and […]

Unusual collection makes fine recipe for life satisfaction
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Unusual collection makes fine recipe for life satisfaction

When Shari and Al asked Pfister executive chef Brian Frakes to sign a toque (chef’s hat), rx he was honored. “I was truly honored and requested to be displayed between (celebrated Chicago-based chef) Charlie Trotter and Julia Childs, both heroes in the business,” says Frakes. Shari and Al obliged Frakes’ request and during a recent […]

Blu on blue
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Blu on blue

I never knew much about Denim Day until this year when I interviewed a woman for OnMilwaukee.com named Dawn Helmrich, cialis a sexual abuse survivor who is responsible for launching Denim Day in Milwaukee. Denim Day was started after a woman in Italy was raped by her driving instructor. The man was originally convicted, nurse […]