The View from a Drawbridge

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

Now that I’m a homeowner, I can do whatever I darned well please with my house and yard. Yay! One of the first things I did was purchase and install the insect house and bat house pictured below. Yes, I want bugs and bats. I want my yard to be a place where nature thrives. …

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I’ve always admired people who have a strong sense of faith. Whether that translates into religious belief or just an unshakable sense that everything’s going to be all right, it’s just not something that I possess as a general rule. Most of the time that’s fine. The only time it’s bad is when things are …

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I read something the other day that really freaked me out. “How many things are you seeing for the last time?” This strikes quite a chord in me at this particular point in life, because I’m about to leave a place where I’ve lived for 30 years to drive 3100 miles across the country to …

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Swamplandia

The View from a Drawbridge

I’ll be the first to admit that I have entirely too much time on my hands. My imagination can sometimes take me to very strange places. Anyone who knows me well tends to shake his or her head and smile weakly at me when forced aboard one of my flights of fancy. This is one …

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