December 2005

candy cane kisses & merry wishes

December 20, 2005

the little tree Merry holidays, everyone. It’s almost midnight, my room is a disaster and I need to pack for a roadtrip. Rama, his brother Henry and I leave for Texas tomorrow, and we don’t come back until the 1st of the year. I’m looking forward to the drive, and the cheery hugs hello, and […]


now that i’m thirty

December 13, 2005

When I was a little girl, “thirty” sounded ancient and mysterious. So did getting married and having a checking account and driving your very own car wherever you want. It must be amazing, I thought, to be all grown up! I couldn’t imagine life getting any better than that and I certainly couldn’t imagine getting […]


come to me

December 6, 2005

Among the usual jogging and walking suspects around the reservoir this morning, I saw a woman stretching by a tree. She was squatting with her arms wide open. When I drove several more yards, I saw a tiny toddler racing toward her. I looked back and realized she wasn’t a woman taking a pause in […]


  • 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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