3 Dec 2019

#giving tuesday

#giving tuesday

the giving tree to give is what we do when we love the more we love— truly love the more we give and the more we give of our bodies, minds and hearts  the more we are open to love– true love with each other with ourselves~bela Today is #givingtuesday and Rosy, the Pfister’s Artist-in-Residence, and I are officially […]

28 Nov 2019

Art. Culture. And Gratitude.

Art. Culture. And Gratitude.

Namaste. Hands to heart. In prayer position. I open my heart. Bow to the divine in you. And remember all that I am thankful for. My family. My friends. My body. My heart. My soul. My present. My past. My history. My roots. My culture.   In the spring of 2019, Rosy and I began […]

23 Sep 2019

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

It is easy to get lost in the majesty of the Pfister. In its leather and gold. Imported marbles and stained glass. Carved wood and wrought iron. Arresting art and cozy fireplaces. This is what they talk about when I ask them about the Pfister. Why they stay. And why they keep coming back. Its […]

4 Jun 2019

travel to india and experience the art of henna here at the pfister…

travel to india and experience the art of henna here at the pfister…

as a little girl, my love for henna awakened me and all of my senses in a way that has never left me and even now the smell takes me back to india, on the floor of my grandfather’s flat, there is singing and spirited conversation— the kind that only comes when women gather to […]

8 Sep 2017

The Ring | Nico Cialdini | Creative Director at Bader Rutter

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The Ring | Nico Cialdini | Creative Director at Bader Rutter

The bartender’s ring is nothing special. It’s just one that fits. She bought it because her hands are really big. Frankly, enormous. That’s what she says anyway. I hold my hand up for comparison. Her fingers decently measure to my outstretched hand. Not that big. I saw the same ring a few minutes ago. It […]

20 Aug 2017

How the Pfister’s Incredible Art Collection Strengthened My Marriage (Or At Least Got Us Out of the House Sans Toddlers and Goldfish Crackers)

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How the Pfister’s Incredible Art Collection Strengthened My Marriage (Or At Least Got Us Out of the House Sans Toddlers and Goldfish Crackers)

I treasure date nights.  With four children aged four and younger, a typical evening in our home can feel like a freefall into chaos.  Date nights whisper to us that we are still sane adults in love who can have a conversation that doesn’t involve repeating, “We are leaving in two minutes.  Did you hear […]