The View from a Drawbridge

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

The holidays can be painfully lonely for those of us who are single. At a time when joy is almost mandatory, it makes you feel that much worse when you can’t quite get there. Bah, humbug. In years past, I’ve tried my best to pretend that the holidays weren’t happening. For example, it’s my New …

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If you’ve lost someone you love, the holidays can be a particularly painful time. All those memories. All those traditions. All those people, still alive, who insist that you to carry on all those traditions. How can you be expected to decorate a tree when every ornament reminds you of the person you’ve lost? And …

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