The View from a Drawbridge

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

I have long been fascinated by that narrow borderland between consciousness and unconsciousness. It’s a surreal place indeed. The creativity there is something I could never duplicate in the waking world. Whenever I’m roused just as I try to make my way toward REM sleep, invariably the image that’s in my head at that moment …

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Dog-mares

The View from a Drawbridge

All dog owners have most likely seen their beloved pet’s little paws “running” while they snooze. Or maybe they’ve even heard a muted “woof” while Rover was deep in the clutches of REM sleep. It’s kind of cute. But the other night something scary happened. My dog, Devo, who had been napping contentedly at my …

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