The View from a Drawbridge

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

I heard that somewhere recently and it really struck a chord in me. I know so many people who dwell in the past. They’re bitter about unresolved issues with people, or they’re longing for better times, or they are using the past as a convenient excuse not to move forward, or they are just exercising …

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I had an epiphany last night. Loneliness is basically saying, “I miss you, but I haven’t met you yet.” When viewed from that perspective, it seems like a monumental waste of time. When I think about all the hours, days, months I’ve spent feeling longing and angst because of the absence of total strangers, it …

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From dictionary.reference.com: nostomania  [nos-tuh–mey-nee-uh, –meyn-yuh] noun 1. intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home. Two blog entries in a row about words. What can I say? I love words. That’s why I’m a blogger. This one strikes a particular chord with me because I have recently moved 3000 miles across the country. But am I homesick? …

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Yearnings

The View from a Drawbridge

For the past 6 months I’ve had a lobster craving that is practically driving me out of my mind. And the sad part is that I’ll just have to live with that, because mine is not a lobster existence. On my budget, even fake crab is a luxury that I rarely get to indulge. Knowing …

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