Happy Mother’s Day!
i am a woman i am a goddess i am a prince and a princess a king and a queen i am a woman you are a woman you are a goddess you are a prince and a princess a king and a queen you are a woman we are women we are goddesses we […]
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The Pfister’s Blu, is blue. Not a sad blue. But a sky blue. Nestled on the 23rd floor, its windows reach for Lake Michigan’s waters. And the city streets in between. I miss the wide open view. And the promise of something good. I miss the public spaces. And the people that I knew. I […]
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 […]
Taste the Sweetness
For some reason this Louise Erdrich quote reminds me of travel. Perhaps it is because I am missing my time here at the Pfister with guests and travelers from near and far. Perhaps it is simply that I miss travel itself— because in times of solitude, it has so often been my best friend and […]
milwaukee a diamond in the rough where the water runs free in our rivers and our lakes east and west north and south milwaukee a city in motion and rich with color blues and greens yellows and browns blacks and whites milwaukee a secret treasure lost and found milwaukee a city of the past and […]
The Chai Boiled Over
Yesterday, I would have been at the Pfister making chai. I miss the drive along the lake to the Pfister’s parking garage. The walk from the garage to the lobby. The lobby to the kitchen and then my first favorite moment of the day— seeing Juan— his long black braid, BIG smile, and warm heart. […]