December 29, 2010By justinaColin Firth, StrataGem, The King's Speech 1 Comment

Friendship by Justina Chen on Polyvore.comJoy is spending time with girlfriends who make a difference. For 7 years, a few of my friends and I helped non-profit organizations with business strategy as StrataGem. Tonight, we hit the town to watch The King’s Speech together, which is a rich testament to friendship and faith (and Colin … Read More

Best Friends in the World

April 26, 2009By justinaMartha Brockenbrough, StrataGem 3 Comments

Call me lucky. I have the best friends on the planet. On my birthday–Income Tax Day–I received quite possibly the meanest email of my entire life, and no, it wasn’t from the IRS. A few days later, my girlfriends threw me a surprise party at Frenchy’s: pedicures for all. I walked into the spa, filled … Read More

Charmed, I’m Sure!

August 9, 2008By justinaDia Calhoun, geocaching, Holly Cupala, Interactive Reader, Janet Lee Carey, Lorie Ann Grover, Nancy Pearl, North of Beautiful, readergirlz, Sara Easterly, StrataGem No Comments

When I wrote the Mama Lecture Series in Nothing but the Truth (and a few white lies), I never really thought I’d be scripting my own lectures. But here I am, telling (lecturing) my kids that nothing really matters in life except for friends and family. (This, I’m sure, will come back to haunt me … Read More