The View from a Drawbridge

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

A Cool Dream

The View from a Drawbridge

I usually forget my dreams immediately upon opening my eyes. But sometimes they’re so fascinating I repeat them over and over in my head until I can write them down. This was such a dream. In it, I was a writer. (Big stretch, right?) But I was living inside what I wrote. For example, if …

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Giving Up

The View from a Drawbridge

Not every dream you have is going to work out. Not every person you fall for is going to love you back. Sometimes you will make the wrong choices, life will get in the way, or things will be out of your control. That was made abundantly clear the other day when I was unpacking …

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This will come as no big surprise, but a very large part of me likes to avoid conflict, stress, and confrontation. Decades ago, I decided that the most effective way to not deal with the slings and arrows of life was to sleep. I absolutely love to sleep. My spirit animal is probably one of …

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Note: I wrote this post long before I wrote One Very Close Shave, long before I had finally decided to listen to my little voice and not take this house! There is a happy ending– stay tuned! But I decided to post this anyway, because it is so revealing about my internal struggle. Many years …

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