The View from a Drawbridge

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

I just saw a video of some Florida teens mocking a disabled man as he slowly drowns. He cries for help. He struggles. They curse at him and laugh. And they aren’t going to be charged with anything. What they did was immoral, but not illegal. Personally, I think that if you do something immoral …

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I just got through watching “The Tenant”, a movie by Roman Polanski from the 70’s. It was quite bizarre, but then I like the bizarre. In it, the main character, played by Polanski himself, says something that really got me thinking. I’m paraphrasing here, but he says something like, “Say you chopped off your arm …

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One day, the summer of my 25th year, I was standing in a New York City subway station and had the place to myself, which was a surprise. I was waiting for the sound of the approaching transport as you do in those situations. Once you’ve read all the advertisements, there’s really nothing to look …

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