The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

Recently, someone sent me a postcard with the image of a gorgeous, ornate, antique clock. I love clocks. The caption didn’t include its location. It simply said, “Old clock. No longer works.” I bet that was written by a young person. Our society places entirely too much value on functionality these days. Some things, like …

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On our cruise to Alaska, we were some of the youngest passengers aboard, by decades. I get it. It’s an expensive trip. It’s the trip of a lifetime. But there’s something to be said about doing your major trips while you’re still able-minded and able-bodied. We often shared a dinner table with strangers, as is …

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