The View from a Drawbridge

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

We are all a product of our past. The way we cope with things in the present is greatly influenced by what we’ve experienced in our lives. Our psyches do not always know best. All they know is that it’s important to survive, and if something has worked, however twisted it may be, then, hey, …

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Apologies in advance if you’re reading this over breakfast, but have you ever felt so sick to your stomach that you just knew that the only way you were going to feel better was if you threw up and got it over with? Sometimes that toxic, acrid, roiling source of your misery just has to …

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Temper [tem-per] noun 1. habit of mind, especially with respect to irritability or patience, outbursts of anger, or the like; disposition: an even temper. 2. heat of mind or passion, shown in outbursts of anger, resentment, etc. 3. a substance added to something to modify its properties or qualities. Everyone loses their temper once in …

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