The View from a Drawbridge

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

I just heard on the radio that a group of stingrays is called a “fever”. I don’t know why, but that just makes me really happy. I love how creative our language can be. But it makes you wonder, who got to decide the “official” name for each grouping of animals? Was it a person? …

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Two hours before quitting time on Friday I get this tickle in my throat. You know the one. That little portent of doom that will soon take over your whole world, and you can’t do anything about it. I had such plans. The weather was going to be great. I was going to take the …

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I’ve got another cold. I’m feverish, and I suspect I’m hallucinating, so I apologize in advance for whatever I write today. Combine that with the fact that I’ve been looking at a summary of the search terms that people have used to find my blog, and having quite a giggle over that. Why did the …

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