August 2009

Henry Thomas Hughes

August 28, 2009

We are so happy to welcome our son, Henry Thomas Hughes, into the world. He was born August 21 at 3:40pm, weighing 9 lbs. 4 oz., measuring 21 inches. Rama and I are over the moon, reveling in the quiet- & laughter-filled moments spent with our son, marveling at the miracle & preciousness of life, […]



August 11, 2009

The night I finished the last of my Darling projects, I fell asleep on the sofa and had the best night’s sleep I’ve had in a good long while. (And by “best night’s sleep” I mean, I got up every four hours instead of two, and was able to sleep in past 6:30am because my […]


a light at the end of the tunnel

August 9, 2009

For the most part, Rama’s right. But I suspect he’s been watching me and my pregnancy with cartoon hearts in his eyes. I definitely don’t think I’ve been as graceful as he’s made me out to be, and I’m not just talking about my wind-up-toy waddle. Too often I find myself without patience, restraint or […]


the home stretch

August 3, 2009

Christine is tapping away on her computer right now. She is wrapping up the last of her Darling Design jobs before she takes a hard-earned maternity leave when our son is born in just a couple of weeks. For those of you who have missed her updates here on, know this: No one has […]


  • 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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