20 May 2020

The Medicine Chest

The Medicine Chest

Ginger. Whispers of ancient history and never forgotten folklore. Of far away lands and fisherman lost at sea. Of healing the body and feeding the soul. Ginger. The root for all ages. For ancient and modern times. For here and now. Ginger. For energy and balance. For clarity and strength. For wellness and healing. Ginger […]

18 May 2020

so many stories…

so many stories…

there are so many stories still yet to tell… stories about the most extraordinary of people people who, if you asked them, would think of themselves as not much more than ordinary… stories about the watering of the piano in the lobby lounge and the citing of donna summers a long time ago… stories about […]

16 May 2020

Along the way

Along the way

As the country begins to open and we here in Milwaukee are faced with the confusion of our state’s Stay-at-Home order being lifted but Milwaukee’s remaining in place, I cannot help but look back as I look forward.  One of my favorite things about being the Pfister’s Narrator-in-Residence this year was the drive to the […]

12 May 2020

A Song

A Song

We have known each other for more than 20 years. But only in passing. She has been a fixture on the music scene for longer than I have known her. Her spirit has always soared high. Not so long ago we stopped just passing by. And found each other. First, as artists. Then, as friends. […]

24 Apr 2020

Shift

Shift

I grabbed my keys, walked to my car under the late night sky, plugged in my phone, turned on the ignition, found my playlist “Roadtrip”and hit shuffle. I shifted into reverse. Then, first. Then second, third, and fourth. The orange flash of the low tire pressure symbol reminded me about the spare and flat from […]

21 Apr 2020

Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings

On Friday, March 12th, Wisconsin’s Governor declared a COVID-19 State of Emergency. The next day, March 13th, he ordered the closure of all public and private schools. On March 17th a statewide ban of all gatherings with more than 10 people was announced and, for the safety of its guests and in compliance with directives […]