17 Nov 2012

Ben and Cassie

Ben and Cassie know a thing or two about weddings. On their second date, they DJed a wedding. Combined, they have been to over 250 weddings. As you can imagine, they had a pretty good idea of what they wanted for their own wedding before Ben even popped the question. Cassie is the sister-in-law of […]

3 Aug 2012

Good Genes

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Good Genes

Zoom in close. The young performer engages every facial feature to deliver this song.  Pan out slowly, generic take in her full frame.  She’s comfortable at the microphone and at home behind her guitar. Her singing is inspired and sincere. The lilt and texture of her voice is an appealing mix of Toby Lightman, buy […]

6 Jul 2012

Co-Conspirator

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Co-Conspirator I’m on a stakeout.  Granted, I’m not disguised as a delivery person or hiding behind a newspaper. There are no binoculars or dark shades involved. No two-way radio tucked into my sleeve.  Although the excitement tickling my gut might suggest that I’m crouched behind a dumpster aiming a telephoto lens, I’m actually perched on […]

22 Jun 2012

Enjoy The Fireworks In Blu

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Once again, festival season in Milwaukee is upon us. It’s our favorite time of year! There’s nothing better than good food, good music, and to top it off, a great fire works display. Are you ready to OOOH and AHHH? Why weed the crowds, hunt for a good parking spot, or fight the heat and […]

18 Jun 2012

Prizes

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It’s like a Couples Wonderland in here tonight.  Practically every chair in Blu is filled with someone’s better half or, perhaps, better halves to be. Beyond the south wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, a starlit and indigo sky stretches across the view, mirroring the dim hues and flickering candles inside. I take a slow lap around […]

29 May 2012

Laws of the Ladies Room

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“I’ve lived in Milwaukee my whole life and never been to the Pfister.” This is how Dana and I became best friends.  Okay.  Not really. We were more like Spontaneous BFFs, the kind you experience at intimate intersections, such as the ladies room.  What begins as a comment about hand soap, or the hour, or […]