:: about ::
occupation:full-time mom + wife
interests:mod, modern, futuristic + space-age design, technology, music, books, blogs + adventures
resides:sixties vintage prefab in silicon valley between yahoo + google since summer 2005, but we lived in a tiny apartment in oakland,ca before that
:: links ::
christy's modern links
:: archives ::
09.2004 01.2006 02.2006 03.2006 04.2006 05.2006 06.2006 07.2006 08.2006 09.2006 10.2006 11.2006 12.2006 01.2007 02.2007 03.2007 04.2007 05.2007 06.2007 07.2007 08.2007 09.2007 10.2007 11.2007 12.2007 01.2008 02.2008 03.2008 04.2008 05.2008 06.2008 07.2008 08.2008 09.2008 10.2008 11.2008 12.2008 01.2009 02.2009 03.2009 04.2009 05.2009 06.2009 07.2009 08.2009 09.2009 10.2009 11.2009 12.2009 01.2010 03.2010 06.2010 07.2010 10.2010 11.2010 01.2011 02.2011 03.2011 04.2011 05.2011 06.2011 07.2011 09.2011 10.2011 11.2011 01.2012 02.2012 04.2012 05.2012 06.2012 07.2012 08.2012 09.2012 10.2012 11.2012 12.2012 01.2013 02.2013 03.2013 04.2013 05.2013 07.2013 08.2013 09.2013 10.2013 11.2013
check out my archives for more mod stuff!
:: subscribe :: feed email
:: mod*pals ::
:: happy mother's day :: optimist
:: happy father's day ::
queen calafia namesake of california
Chef Charlie Ayers, opened "Calafia Cafe + Market A Go Go" across the street from Stanford University + Palo Alto High School. Calafia demonstrates that "being green" is good for consumers, team members, the environment, + community. Calafia Cafe Market a Go Go provides healthful, artisan-style, sustainable cuisine, fresh smoothies like "Google Gulp" + fair trade coffee in a fast, affordable format with FREE WIFI :)
Chef Charlie was executive chef for Google Inc., a position he won in a cook-off, judged by the company's 40 employees in 1999. As Google grew, Chef Charlie + his helpers in 10 cafes across the Googleplex served 4,000 meals daily. Chef Charlie's Google cafes were featured in the New York Times, London Times, France's Le Capital, the Washington Post, Food Management, Restaurants Institutions, The Food Network, + the book, "The Google Story: Charlie's Place"...
At Google, Chef Charlie established a new standard: "fine food for the fast crowd" + gained a reputation for innovative, flavorful, + healthful foods that are good for you + the planet. His unique operation was visited by culinary luminaries Cat Cora, Mario Batali, Martin Yan, Bruce Aidell, Bradley Ogden, + Michael Chiarello. In addition to nourishing Silicon Valley high-tech innovators, Chef Charlie has cooked for Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Al Gore, Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell, Mikhail Gorbachev, the Sultan of Brunei, Queen Noor of Jordan, The Grateful Dead, Robin Williams, Bono, Cold Play, Gwyneth Paltrow + mod*mom :)
Chef Charlie's 1st cookbook is a collection of smart recipes offered at Calafia (i got an autographed copy at a kiwi themed luncheon he created to educate lunchbox preparers like me on innovative ways to get kids to eat green + gold nutritious kiwis!). Chef Charlie is on advisory boards for social conscious organizations such as ChefsForHumanity.Org + ROCKtheEARTH.Org + he supports http://folding.stanford.edu/English/forevercloud
all rights reserved 2011
Stanford University "Abstract Parallels Beyond the App" an Art-Science- Technology performance event. The Art is "forevercloud" 2011 by artist Peter Shaw, in collaboration with the Science of protein folding research program that is calculating to accelerate cures for diseases ranging from Neonatal to Cancer + Alzheimer's. The Technology is the Cloud computing distributed program dynamic of the enterprise created by the Pande Lab.
Stanford University Professor Vijay Pande presented the fundamentals of the http://folding.stanford.edu/ enterprise and how the aesthetic engagement with the New Media Art work "forevercloud" allows Social Media to deliver significant computer power support to http://folding.stanford.edu/ with the content being the vehicle, beyond the standard of applications. what the pande lab can do with their computer program for $1m, would cost $1b to buy from a "cloud" computer power service (computing speed, bandwith).
by ~mod*mom~ at 31.7.11 Â©