6 Sep 2017

Stacks of Story

Stacks of Story

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” -Joan Didion There are far too many stories swirling around the Pfister to ever write them all. Because I’m a firm believer that everyone’s life is worthy of reflection, that we all have beautiful stories to tell even when we can’t easily articulate them, I also know […]

2 Sep 2017

Unafraid

Unafraid

  Dee’s passion project is a podcast about horror. She and her closest friend have built this podcast together from the ground up. Each piece of the show is an aspect of the pair’s creativity and teamwork: the photography, graphic design, themes, interviews, even the cocktails they concoct to go with that week’s theme with […]

27 Aug 2017

The Narrator Broods

The Narrator Broods

  I can be the kind of melancholy person who dreads endings when things are still new. Maybe this comes from being a mother—I’m brokenheartedly anticipating a child growing up and leaving me while that very baby is pawing sweet potatoes into his hair, smelling like cotton steeped in milk, eyelashes curled like a fawn’s. […]

26 Aug 2017

What Drew and Jolena Need

What Drew and Jolena Need

When you are a vibrant person, buoyant with energy and chatter and pluck, you may need to be with someone who is constant. You may need him to calm you when your verve tips over into anxiety, which it often does. You may want him to point out that you’re absentmindedly at it again in […]

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)

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 […]

18 Aug 2017

Our Own Little Escape from the Sidewalk

Our Own Little Escape from the Sidewalk

Because I know families share the same life together but often see it very differently, I sat with each member of this family individually, out of earshot of the others, and asked them about their home. Maya (16): We live in a third floor Brooklyn apartment. It’s only a one bedroom, but it’s still home […]