:: 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
check out my archives for more mod stuff!
:: subscribe :: feed email
:: mod*pals ::
:: happy mother's day :: optimist
:: happy father's day ::
i loved the documentaries "who killed the electric car" + "revenge of the electric car"
i was thrilled to spot electric car pioneer elon musk in his tesla beside me in palo alto recently. he graciously waved + smiled, when i waved wildly + mouthed "i'm your big fan" :) General Motors credited elon with inspiring them to develop the chevy VOLT.
the day before school started, we drove to the beach in Carmel + had lunch at Doris Day's Cypress Inn in the sunny courtyard full of dogs. on the way home we passed a massive auto show at Pebble Beach + lots of rare vintage + exotic collector cars on the road. i was excited we were in an electric chevy VOLT :)
i'm into electric vehicles to avoid gas consumption + pollution emissions.
the VOLT is futuristic: computer dashboard + the 1st 37 miles is all electric, which can cover my whole day of car travel usually. when i went further than 37 miles, i got 37 mpg or parked it at a charge station (free in most public garages). electric car owners were very friendly + eager to talk about their car's features + the money they save.
the VOLT is quiet, comfortable + roomy. i fit bikes, strollers, skates, + pet carriers inside.
i was just borrowing the VOLT, but now i love it + i miss it sooo much...
by ~mod*mom~ at 26.8.12 Â©
free futuristic photobooth :: subsurface skin analysis :: whole foods market
Whole Foods has a free complexion analysis ultraviolet camera system traveling around it's stores + now it's in Cupertino for 6 weeks. $200 value
digital imaging camera captures 8 points of your skin’s overall health:
a skin care consultant enters your age to be compared within your age percentile, then you place your chin on a rest inside the photo booth + close your eyes for a picture. they print your skin analysis with 9 pictures showing your percentile rank within age. then the consultant can explain the results + recommend skin care products + procedures.
by ~mod*mom~ at 20.8.12 Â© 0 comments
sit + spell :: alphabet chairs + punctuation lamps :: typographia by tabisso
by ~mod*mom~ at 8.8.12 Â© 0 comments
by ~mod*mom~ at 7.8.12 Â© 0 comments
a flower hat :: by Matte Stephens
reminds me of all the mothers bald from chemo right now,
hopeful for spectacularly positive outcomes like mine :)
i'm so grateful for the healing energy of art + blog pals
limited edition prints on etsy
by ~mod*mom~ at 4.8.12 Â© 5 comments
Disney Director/writer, Peter Hedges gave a google+ hangout with the actor who plays the father in The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Peter also directed What's Eating Gilbert Grape, my first date movie with mod*pop!
in this taped hangout, he charmingly answers questions from bloggers about his magical parenting movie + the magic of making things, loving, + being loved :)
by ~mod*mom~ at 3.8.12 Â© 1 comments
mod booster :: OXO
by ~mod*mom~ at 1.8.12 Â© 2 comments