The View from a Drawbridge

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

If money, time, responsibilities, age, and health were no object, what would you do right now? If there were no barriers in your way, what dreams would you pursue? What goals would you try to achieve? I think about this quite a bit. As I’ve said, I have a very long bucket list. I dream …

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When I wrote my book and created the website for it, I had to rent a post office box. I didn’t want to put my home address out there for the whole world to see. Granted, the odds of my acquiring a stalker based on a book about gratitude are probably pretty slim. (It’s hardly …

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-That’s what my publisher/editor/coordinator/catalyst/friend Deborah Drake called my very first book, A Bridgetender’s View: Notes on Gratitude, when she announced that it was finally available for order on Amazon.com. “Huh?” I said. What she meant was, the gestational period for an elephant is about 22 months. That’s a long, hard, heavy load for a mama …

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Since about the age of 8 I’ve been told I should be a writer. Indeed, I’ve had a few articles published, but nothing for pay. And of course there’s this blog, which is a creative outlet that I have found I can no longer do without. In every job I’ve had I seem to eventually …

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