The View from a Drawbridge

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

On Staying Put

The View from a Drawbridge

The worst mistake I’ve ever made was staying for decades in a situation that made me unhappy. I now look back on those years with sadness and wonder what I could have achieved if I only had the courage to listen to my gut. But no. I played it safe. I didn’t want to hurt …

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The dictionary defines it thus: in·teg·ri·ty [in-teg-ri-tee] noun 1. adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. It is the quality I admire most in a human being, and when I see a lack of this quality I’m always shocked and horrified. It takes courage to stand up for what you know …

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(Since I feel like a break today, I’m posting an article that I wrote which was published in Folio Weekly, a local alternative newspaper here in Jacksonville, Florida, in October, 2012.) I’d like to think I’m a good person. I have followed the rules all my life. I don’t smoke, drink, or do drugs. The …

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