The View from a Drawbridge

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

None of us like to pay taxes. But most of us are rational human beings who realize that the nation’s infrastructure can’t be provided for free. If we are stupid enough to break a law, we may not like getting arrested, but we sure appreciate it when an operator is at the other end of …

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Extremes

The View from a Drawbridge

The most profound silence I have ever experienced was in Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Miles from civilization, the quiet takes on a character one does not usually experience, to the point where the flapping of a raven’s wings startles you. The best thing I have ever eaten was a seafood pasta dish called …

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