10 Feb 2018

A Title Unanimously Loved by the Pfister Book Club

A Title Unanimously Loved by the Pfister Book Club

We’ve read all kinds of books so far this year in our Pfister Book Club; the only common thread between the titles I’ve selected has been that I think it will spark lively discussions.  This month’s title, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah was clearly the most well-received book […]

8 Feb 2018

Apply to be the Next Pfister Narrator!

Apply to be the Next Pfister Narrator!

I’m still the Pfister Narrator for another few precious months, until May 15 when a new Narrator will be standing in the lobby on his or her first day. This is my letter anticipating that person. Is it you? Dear Future Pfister Narrator, I see you on your first day here, neck arched to the […]

4 Feb 2018

Eleanor: Past, Present and Future

Eleanor: Past, Present and Future

Eleanor, Past: The youngest of six children, it was Eleanor’s goal in life to make everyone else happy. She learned that making people happy actually made her happy too. She was amiable and willing to do anything her parents asked of her, so she tried on and subsequently shed a line of sports and activities […]

1 Feb 2018

The Pfister WELL Spa Quells My Crazy

The Pfister WELL Spa Quells My Crazy

I rolled up to the Pfister this morning in our mini van, which was crusted with dirty salt. The inside of this van looked even worse than the outside— crackers ground into carpet, glove compartments full to bursting with broken plastic toys and used napkins, and CAR SEATS GALORE. I have two sets of twins […]

27 Jan 2018

Recognition

Recognition

At age six, David told his two best friends that he was adopted. He revealed this news with great pride and no idea that anyone would ever react negatively to such a fundamental truth of his life. He’d been adopted at seven days old by a loving couple who’d assured him that he was deeply […]

25 Jan 2018

Of Birthdays, Books, Cakes and Toasting to the Best Job in the World

Of Birthdays, Books, Cakes and Toasting to the Best Job in the World

I turned 35 today. My son guessed that I was now 73, so he was close. It was a delightful day, as days at the Pfister tend to be. I started with Eggs Benedict in the café. It’s one of the few meals where I’m never too full to enjoy every bite and then mop […]