January 2005


January 31, 2005

I know. I’ve been quiet. This may be the most silent I’ve ever been and I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I’ve been designing and printing like a fiend. Maybe it’s because I’m spending hours every week with other like minds and hearts in pursuit of changing the lives of teenagers. Maybe it’s because […]



January 26, 2005

I am inching toward something good.



January 24, 2005

Thanks for all your well wishes and prayers. Ethan’s surgery was a success, and he is slowly recovering. I haven’t seen him, and I may not for several weeks, but just knowing that his little heart is beating and his pink lips are curling up to a grin, makes me so happy. Everything else is […]


Calling all prayers

January 13, 2005

Tomorrow, my nephew Ethan will undergo heart surgery. He is 4 1/2 years old. Please send all prayers, wishes and good vibes to him and his family. Thank you.


Let go

January 1, 2005

After the stroke of midnight, after we hooted and hollered and blew our horns, after we exchanged “Happy New Year”s and “I love you”s with our families via cell phone, after we clinked glasses brimming with champagne, we each grabbed a balloon and went outside. Earlier, we’d made lists of fears, anxieties and issues we […]


  • I'm Christine, and this is a slice of my life—a sweet, rich, wildly indulgent slice that would taste really good with a scoop of Breyers vanilla bean ice cream. Read more >>

  • I run a darling, friendly, little graphic design studio.
    I look on the bright side.
    I take photos. Lots of photos.
    I wish on stars and on websites.

  • I built my first web site 7 years ago and got 15 seconds of fame. (It changed my life.)
    I launched, then relaunched, an online magazine.
    I admitted to several embarrassing crushes.
    I consumed more bacon than any human should and lived to tell the tales.

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