The View from a Drawbridge

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

False Starts

The View from a Drawbridge

I remembered something last night that I hadn’t thought of in years. I went to travel agency school! I had recently gotten my Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and my Associates in Sociology, and it was becoming increasingly obvious, to my horror, that I was not going to be able to do …

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Mine was probably the last generation to enjoy filmstrips in class. By the late 70’s, these manually advanced instructional films accompanied by their annoying beeping cassette tapes were already becoming antiquated and kitschy. When our teacher needed a break, we would be treated to one of these gems, which could be anything from “How Rubber …

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