The View from a Drawbridge

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

I don’t have a smart phone. In fact, my phone is just about as stupid as they come in this modern world. But hey, it only costs me about 5 bucks a month, so as far as I’m concerned, that makes me pretty darned smart. Living in this state of self-imposed technological deprivation, I know …

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Plaudits

The View from a Drawbridge

plaudit noun. plau·dit \ ˈplȯ-dət \ 1 : an act or round of applause 2 : enthusiastic approval —usually used in plural received the plaudits of the critics Plaudit is one of my favorite words. I wish it were used more often. I love the sound of it, but I especially love the sentiment behind …

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The other day, I wrote a blog post entitled “A Surreal Encounter”. After a friend read it, she said, “You did the right thing. And your response was good, too. Proud of you.” Of course I thanked her and told her that that meant a lot to me, but I don’t think that adequately puts …

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Consider this to be a thought experiment. If your body were a separate, sentient being, and you were simply a parasite who rode around inside of it and dictated what it did, what would your body want to say to you? I’m fairly certain mine would be rather furious. So, what follows is my attempt …

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