The View from a Drawbridge

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

I am convinced that the reason so many violent and/or abusive people in this world get away with their bad behavior is that we have a tendency to break things down into separate incidents. If you look at a wife beater’s conduct one slap at a time, for example, it should still be considered unacceptable, …

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I take the issue of safety very seriously, perhaps more so than the average person. Due to some abuse I experienced in my childhood, I have been diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). It gets triggered when I feel as if people in positions of authority don’t have my best interests at heart, or …

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With new experience comes new perspective. Maybe I’m a little raw, maybe my nerves are closer to the surface of my skin these days, but I’ve been noticing a great deal of idolizing of death lately, and it bothers me at a time when I think life is particularly precious. Do you play video games …

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