The View from a Drawbridge

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

The mansion had been locked up for so long that most of us had never glimpsed the interior. There was no need, we thought. It looked beautiful from the outside. Grand. Stately. Well-landscaped. We were proud that it was the blueprint for mansions around the world. We were proud that it was ours. And then …

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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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In Washington State, just as in Colorado, it is now legal to buy marijuana. There are many medical marijuana shops, but there are recreational ones as well. In the year I’ve been here I’ve passed these places by because the drug laws used by my employer follow federal guidelines. If you are drug tested and …

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