The View from a Drawbridge

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

Holocaust Remembrance Day was January 27th, and I realized it too late to blog about it this year. I did take some time to remember, though. The truth is, the Holocaust impacts my life on a daily basis. On May 5th, 1945, my father, Robert Abelhauser, who was in the US Army, 65th Infantry Division, …

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Okay, I’m delighted. I just found out that there was a World Bodypainting Festival on July 4th in Poertschach, Austria. I didn’t even know this festival existed, but it’s been going on for 18 years. Yet more evidence that I don’t know everything. This is a festival that ought to be hosted by Seattle some …

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Since I haven’t been able to afford international travel in the past several years, I travel vicariously by checking out the countries of origin of the people who visit my blog. WordPress is even kind enough to provide a nifty little world map, with the countries that have visited colored in for me. When I …

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