The View from a Drawbridge

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

As we came around the curve, a bald eagle landed in the road right in front of us; an opossum clutched in its talons. Upon seeing us, the grand bird flew away, leaving its prey behind. Its wingspan was wider than the lane in which we were driving. It all seemed to happen in slow …

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It was a beautiful day, and probably the last one for a while, so I wanted to do something outdoors. Feeling like a bit of a broken record, I went to visit yet another park. As I was driving there, I was feeling a bit ambivalent. Parks here are gorgeous. I mean, absolutely gorgeous. Kind …

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There are a million things to see and do in my new home, and I intend to go exploring every chance I get. When I do, I’ll take you all with me. Here’s the first of what I hope will be many installments. I got my credit card bill today. 9,000.00 dollars in relocation expenses, …

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