• I'm 90 Years Old and This is the First Time I've Mentioned It

    I'm 90 Years Old and This is the First Time I've Mentioned It

    Sophia and her mom live in Seattle, but every year they come visit with grandma for a few weeks because she lives here in Milwaukee. Julie, Sophia’s mom says that today she found out that her mother was elected high school secretary. Her mother, Eunice confesses, “I’m 90 years old and this is the first ...

  • The Lady With The Hats

    The Lady With The Hats

    A box with twenty hats were left for me at the front desk the other day. [caption id="attachment_9073" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Kenneth at the front desk went through them all and had already selected his favorite.[/caption] Miraculously, all of them fit my head. I would like to end this story h...

  • A Haircut, A Soft Man From The Spa, A War Zone

    A Haircut, A Soft Man From The Spa, A War Zone

    [caption id="attachment_9060" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Before.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_9062" align="aligncenter" width="450"] After[/caption]   I got an asymmetrical haircut at the Pfister’s salon. Carrie, my stylist said she had a barn growing up. It was mostly empty, so she...

  • This Was During The Depression

    This Was During The Depression

    Eleanore ate salad at the Mason Street Grill last Friday, in honor of her mother, a woman named Blanche, “she was a honey” born around 1892. When honey Blanche grew up she worked for a time making the most popular salads at the Pfister so great were her salads that President Teddy Roosevelt as...

  • I Will Get To Wear Tights & Meeting Two Presidents

    I Will Get To Wear Tights & Meeting Two Presidents

    The lobby wears red roses today when I meet Caroline from South Carolina. Tomorrow Carolina’s Caroline will toss plant pluckings on the floor as flower girl for a wedding. She tells me I will get to wear tights she tells me there will be champagne! Who told this kid to get ...

  • a despondent coffee bean anticipating its consumption

    a despondent coffee bean anticipating its consumption

    This hotel is rife with whiz-bang creators. At any hour someone with an opinion on Salavador Dali is likely to state it from behind a counter, since so much of the staff identifies with being an artist of some sort. Certainly, there is an official resident artist and an official resident narrator, but there a...

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