August 2005

four months on the job

August 29, 2005

I am continually learning what it means to make art and make art my living in my darling little studio in the corner of my bedroom.



August 24, 2005

Two of the quickie collages I made this afternoon, in my neverending quest to let go and get messy. “Don’t think!” I kept reminding myself. “Just glue!” My friend Christine came over today and, after having a lovely breakfast at one of my favorite neighborhood spots, we made a glorious mess in the afternoon sun. […]



August 11, 2005

I don’t normally play blog games or spread memes, but I can’t refuse my favorite Penelope. So, okay. Here are five idiosyncrasies of mine: 1. I have a funny walk. I didn’t know I did until my friend Erlina saw a picture that Rama drew of us on his web site and told me she […]


i’m a big kid, now

August 6, 2005

There was a new guy, a boy in his early teens with thick brown hair and big teeth. Like a lot of teenagers, he had a short attention span and flitted from one person to another, starting stories but never finishing them. “Where are the kids?” he said. I looked around to see many of […]


c’mon, get messy

August 4, 2005

Oh man, I’m wiped out today. I’ve been working hard, and I can feel it in my eyes and my fingers and my neck. Cramps don’t help, either. Or the bloating. Or the cravings for everything chocolate. I am still up against one more deadline for the week, and I don’t know how I’ll get […]


the best 14 cents i’ve ever spent

August 2, 2005

I don’t know when I started to like R&B. In fact, I think a part of me has always liked it, dating back to junior high, when we’d watch Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam on MTV. In high school, though, I tuned into KROQ instead of POWER 106 and forgot all about my ambitions […]


  • 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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