April 2008

the hills are alive

April 30, 2008

God speaks to me in yellow flowers. I first noticed them during long drives to and from my parents’ house the weeks before our wedding. My mind was crammed with to do lists and worst case scenarios, and the stress weighed down on my shoulders like bricks. But every time I saw those yellow flowers […]


good people doing good things

April 23, 2008

Pals Mati Rose McDonough and Kelly Rae Roberts are bringing their wild talent and joyful spirits to Italy this October. Join them for a dreamy, creative week filled with art and life lessons. My dear friend, Becky, recently launched define 23, her playground on the web. There are so many fun bits to the beautifully […]



April 20, 2008

Most of the photos I took while in the Philippines were of the house where Grandma and Grandpa lived. My mom, an architect, designed it in the ’60s, and my family stayed there whenever we visited. I love that house. I realized that with Grandma now gone, the house may never be the same, and […]



April 17, 2008

My grandma died on March 28. She was almost 92. I got word a few hours before my flight was supposed to leave. Even though I knew it was a possibility, the call still came as a surprise. Normally, I fall asleep before the plane takes off. This time, I didn’t–couldn’t–sleep a wink. Instead, I […]


  • 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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