The View from a Drawbridge

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

The term “solstice” always sets off a slight frisson in me. It evokes ancient rites and rituals, the customs of people we barely remember and are hard-pressed to comprehend. No matter what your spiritual beliefs or lack thereof, it’s hard to ignore the passage of time as indicated by the sun, our main purveyor of …

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I love the dark. I think that started because I was a chronic migraine sufferer from an early age. Even though I rarely get migraines anymore, somewhere in my brain light will always equal pain. I almost never turn lights on unless I have to read something or am unfamiliar with my environment. I think …

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