“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.” – Albert Einstein

Currently browsing posts found in November2007


…it just keeps getting longer and longer.  And that is not a comment on the marital-enhancement spam that keeps hitting my spam-filters.  I am talking about the gap between my visits to my own blog. I am on the road.   A lot.  More than I have any right to be. And here is the scary […]


Posted at: November 27th, 2007 - 10:31 pm - Number of Comments » 8

The traditional Holiday Menu at Chateau Awareness :  Roast Turkey and Winter Vegetables with Molasses Glaze Mashed Potatoes Sausage, Pecan and Chestnut Dressing Roasted Sweet Potato and Banana Streusel (it’s divine, don’t knock it ’til you’ve tasted it) Green Bean Casserole English Peas Home-baked rolls Pumpkin cake with pecans and chocolate chips Chocolate Meringue Pie Quickly […]


Posted at: November 21st, 2007 - 11:56 pm - Number of Comments » 4

Otherwise entitled “How I managed to spend over $500 on cookware in one weekend.” My best friend, Amy-Renee has a deadly combination of traits.  First, she knows all my retail weaknesses – shoes, underwear, and kitchen accessories.  Second, she is a vicarious shopper.  Third, she knows that my entire life is driven by the twin […]


Posted at: November 19th, 2007 - 3:18 pm - Number of Comments » 5

And I mean the WAY past. Millions of years past. After a bit of trepidation regarding his two-year-old sensibilities, my husband and I took our son to his first “live show”.  Harry went “Walking with the Dinosaurs” at Alltel Arena this past Sunday afternoon. We were a little worried that life-sized dinosaurs roaring with life-sized […]


Posted at: November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 pm - Number of Comments » 2

Now that I am almost over it,  the verdict is: Costochondritis. It appears this was secondary to either the chronic coughing from the allergic bronchitis, or a viral infection that tailed onto my allergic bronchitis. Painful but benign.  Now there’s an oxymoron for you.  But, by virtue of giving in to the liberal administration of […]


Posted at: November 9th, 2007 - 6:22 pm - Number of Comments » 5

But, peace of mind is at stake. I know you read my site.  They’re called IP loggers – look it up.  Mine’s a paid service, it’s very, very good.  I can get down to square blocks if I spend enough time on it. This is also an open site.  I don’t password protect and I don’t […]


Posted at: November 9th, 2007 - 4:53 pm - Number of Comments » 8

10.  I have a two year old.  This is a far different and time-consuming activity than having a one year old. 9.  I am seriously overworked. 8.  I am trying to spend more quality time with my family. 7.  I am trying to spend more couple time with my husband. 6.  I am trying to […]


Posted at: November 8th, 2007 - 4:29 pm - Number of Comments » 6

…is this not the cutest little elephant ever in the entire universe? Come on, you know it is. Admit it.


Posted at: November 6th, 2007 - 11:22 am - Number of Comments » 11

Following with my usual run of luck with air travel, my direct flight home out of Kansas City was delayed.   In the realization that I would run far past my dinner hour, I went back through security to kill some time sampling the usual run of airport cuisine and taking advantage of KCI’s civilized offering of […]


Posted at: November 1st, 2007 - 3:25 pm - Number of Comments » 6