June 2010


letter to henry : 10 months

June 20, 2010

Dear Henry, You won’t believe this, but I am writing this letter a day early. It’s true! You turn 10 months old tomorrow. Today is Father’s Day, and I have spent a lot of the day watching you and your papa enjoy each other. He held and entertained you during Sunday mass. He fed you [...]

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letter to henry : 9 months

June 4, 2010

Dear Henry, You’re already 9 1/2 months old! I was 9 months old when I first came to America, so it has been especially fascinating and fun to watch you the past couple of weeks. Although I spent the early months of my life in the Philippines, my personal narrative really seems to begin when [...]

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  • 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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