March 2009

the big reveal

March 28, 2009

I always imagined I’d wait to find out if my baby was a boy or girl. I like traditions and I like surprises, and this tradition seemed like the sweetest surprise. But when I had to wait 9 months to meet my nephew Calder, I could barely stand it. I realized that when it was […]


lifelong lesson

March 19, 2009

Pregnancy, I’m finding, is a lesson in patience. Patience with my body, as it shifts and grows and transforms, bringing new rules, emotions, sensations and pains. Patience with others, as my hormones tint my view, sometimes making me a little bit nuts. Patience with our baby, as I eagerly await any information I can get […]


my time in the sun

March 16, 2009

Remnants of breakfast in the little kitchen nook On Sunday morning, I ate breakfast in the kitchen nook, soaking in the morning light. It was a moment I’d been daydreaming about for weeks, since we first visited the house. I checked my email, read the paper and made a list for the farmer’s market. And, […]



March 12, 2009

Nearly another month has gone by and I can hardly believe it. Rama and I are very slowly settling into our little new house. We’re still living among towers of boxes, but we love it all the same. As each box gets unpacked, it becomes less this house we’re renting and more a home for […]


  • 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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