January 2007

the nose knows

January 24, 2007

In the past few years, I have learned a very important lesson: I don’t know much. Every time I think I know what’s best for me, especially the times when I make grand declarations as to what those things are, I am humbled by the beautiful and unexpected reality. When I decided it was time […]


the urge to write

January 12, 2007

When Rama told me last week that he missed my writing, I told him to go cry in a river. I’ve been doing this online journal thing for a long time now, and I have entertained the idea of quitting several times along the way. I sometimes felt so much pressure to write and entertain […]


the time is now

January 8, 2007

I know I said “no resolutions” but that doesn’t mean I don’t have any hopes for the coming year. I do. I hope to find balance, I hope to stay present in every moment, I hope to laugh often, I hope to cry when necessary, I hope to give more and expect less. One week […]


everything is new again

January 6, 2007

Happy New Year! I spent the last moments of 2006 with some of my favorite people, laughing and drinking and being merry. On the first day of the year, I watched When Harry Met Sally, made roasted tomato basil soup and beat Rama at Scrabble. I’m not going to make any resolutions, and I’m certainly […]


  • 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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