The View from a Drawbridge

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

While packing up my kitchen for my upcoming move, I came across a garlic press. As much as I adore garlic, I’ve never used a garlic press in my entire life. I don’t even know where this one came from. That also goes for the electric ice cream churn an ex-boyfriend brought home. He felt …

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When I was little, my favorite cartoon was the Jetsons. This fascinating story of a family living way in the future, amongst efficient and complicated gadgets and jet cars always excited my imagination. I was convinced, as were many of my contemporaries, that by the year 2000 we’d all be flying around using jetpacks in …

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