4 Jan 2020

Tea is not just tea.

Tea is not just tea.

Tea is not just tea … When someone asks “drink tea” So just do not ask him Milk, sugar and tea leaves Made to boil For a cup of tea. He asks … Would you like to share Some sweet sweet memories Some teaspoon bitter Sad things ..! he asks for.. Would you like Share […]

31 Dec 2019

A Warm Welcome and Fond Farewell…

A Warm Welcome and Fond Farewell…

“Salve.” In Old English it means ‘healing ointment.’ To soothe. To heal.  To calm. To salvage. In Latin it comes from the words Salvō. To save. And Salvē. To greet. To salute. To hail! And here at the Pfister. Written for all of our guests and visitors to see. It is us wishing you our […]

25 Dec 2019

A Last Gift

A Last Gift

Stories of friendship and retirement, traveling the world, family, and the holidays fill the spaces between us.  Alyson is behind the bar. And Andrew and Joe (friends from long ago) and I are on the other side. Tales of where we have been and where we have lived, what we do and who we are […]

25 Dec 2019

ribbons and bows

ribbons and bows

the tree fills the lobby with glitter and light silver and gold ribbons and bows strangers and friends meet and share stories and laughter mark the end of the year filling the lobby with holiday cheer

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 […]