The View from a Drawbridge

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

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the paths we take in life. None of us are on the same path, and none of us can really see the road ahead. It’s like driving with a blindfold on. Sure, you might be able to anticipate the occasional pothole or speed bump. You may even be …

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From a recent conversation with my boyfriend: Me: All of a sudden so many good things are happening in my life! I’ve got that job interview, I got a promotion in my captioning job, I got my 100th follower on my blog, and I just saved a couple hundred bucks by transferring a credit card …

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Yes, it’s that time again. My quarterly rant about Andy Johnson, the man who stole thousands of dollars from me and refuses to pay it back, despite my winning court judgment and my lien on his house. If you want to get the full, ugly story of what this man did to me, check out …

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Without getting all parallel universe-y on you, I will say that I believe that we each have multiple futures: the one we actually experience eventually, and the infinite number of possible futures that may come to exist if just one tiny thing were to change. That’s why I don’t take fortune telling very seriously. How …

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I am a bridgetender at a bridge that spans the intracoastal waterway in Florida. This job gives me a front row seat to observe nature. The other night at around midnight, I was walking on the bridge to check if all the navigation lights were functioning properly. As often happens, I startled a blue heron, …

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(Note: Welcome to the most viewed post on my blog! For a shorter version of this blog entry, see “Andy Johnson is a Swindler“, or simply scroll down and read the highlighted sentences here. Also, to see what this shyster is currently up to, check out another post I’ve written here, and to see some …

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