The View from a Drawbridge

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

Since I’m not a kid or a Christian, Easter tends to go by without my taking too much notice these days. Like Halloween, it’s kind of a non-holiday holiday for me. But when I was little, I absolutely loved coloring eggs. (Come to think of it, I’d probably still find that fun. Therapeutic, even. ) …

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In just about every Psychology 101 textbook they discuss an experiment that was conducted in 1920. Called the Little Albert Experiment, in it a 9 month old boy was deliberately terrified by a loud noise every time he was in the presence of a white rat that he had initially enjoyed playing with. Eventually he …

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Well, everyone, I’ve got sad news. Today is 12/12/12, and it’s the last day any of us will see a triple date like that in our lifetimes. How sad. I’m sure to some people it’s even very significant, perhaps life-threatening. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if there is a doomsday cult out there somewhere …

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