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  1. Calming down

    by , 10-11-2007 at 07:26 AM
    Things seem to be finally settling in my life after the crazy past month.

    I find out today if I can take the walking cast off, and with any luck, I can :D

    Cooler weather has arrived, which makes me oh so happy because it actually feels a bit like autumn.

    I get to go hang with my proxy family Saturday, hunting pumpkins at a local ranch, then having dinner, playing games and drinking cocktails.

    Brians last day is next week, which means I'll get ...
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  2. More photos of Chicago's Palmer House Hotel

    by , 10-11-2007 at 02:23 AM
    Ah, the Red Lacquer Room (Lacquer, not Liqueur!)
    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5083.jpg[/IMG]

    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5082.jpg[/IMG]

    The elevator doors, with lovely piano in the foreground
    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5079.jpg[/IMG]

    Detail of the signage.
    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5087.jpg[/IMG]
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  3. busy busy busy.

    by , 10-11-2007 at 02:19 AM
    So I took more shots of the Palmer House before I went home. I'll embed them this time :)

    Here is the ceiling over the main entrance hall
    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5078.jpg[/IMG]

    and some detail
    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5074.jpg[/IMG]

    and more detail...
    [IMG]http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a47/Javanod/chicago/DSC_5075.jpg[/IMG]


    more pictures in the ...

    Updated 10-11-2007 at 02:20 AM by Westley (to many pictures!)

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  4. Insecurity

    by , 10-10-2007 at 08:17 AM
    It's funny to me to see how many people I know who are extremely insecure. I've always been insecure, I'm never sure if people really like me or just tolerate me :blush: I've worked hard to not allow these insecurities to undermine me or my relationships.

    Now I have a lot of friend that I consider to be very successful in many ways. Marriages, kids, careers, etc. And it's amazing to me how many of these brave, strong women share my issues with insecurity. These are all different kinds ...
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  5. I have no desire to go to work today

    by , 10-09-2007 at 01:25 PM
    I don't hate my job, okay I dislike aspects of it and I feel like I am the smartest one there (I mentioned this giant leader in my field and how I had seen him speak- I read his book cover to cover in a day and yelled amen! I love this man that much. Only for my co-worker to ask "who's that?"). I just have no desire to go. It doesn't help the fact that yesterday on my way I nearly hit a red tailed hawk. Yes, a hawk. Wilderness girl part 2. Freakin' 18 near the dump there's a spot where ...
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