The View from a Drawbridge

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

Ever since the Women’s March on Washington the day after the pussy-grabber’s inauguration, pink “pussy hats” have sort of become a thing. It’s a woman’s way of saying, “Yep. I have one. You have a problem with that?” Seeing that sea of pink hats on the Mall, the largest protest in the history of the …

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For the first time in my life, I will not be watching an American Presidential Inauguration. I’ve always watched them, even when the incoming president wasn’t the person I voted for. I watched them even when I wasn’t old enough to vote. It has always amazed me that this country, since its very founding, has …

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It’s Inauguration Day here in the United States, and even though I worked graveyard shift last night, which means the ceremonies felt like they were being held at the equivalent of my three o’clock in the morning, I watched them. And I got an amazing thrill from the event. Not just because my guy won. …

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