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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Going Batty

The View from a Drawbridge

So, it’s my second night in my new house. It’s 3a.m. I’m sound asleep. And then I hear this fluttering near my head. A moth? A really big moth? Then it zooms past my head 3 times and leaves the room. A bat. A bat! Mommy! My lovable yet useless dog is cowering in the …

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The other day I was walking up the bridge to work and I saw the Barking Man. I immediately slowed my pace to assess the situation. The Barking Man is a guy who likes to fish off the bridge on mild evenings. When he’s on his medication he’s quite friendly, and we’ll exchange pleasantries. When …

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