The View from a Drawbridge

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

I go to work. I come home. I start dinner. I sit on my back porch in my fifteen dollar red plastic Adirondack chair, and put my feet up on my brown plastic thrift shop stool. My dog Quagmire jumps on my lap. Sometimes I ask him to tell me about his day. He’s never …

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This is the second recipe in my series for those of us who are lazy chefs. Check out recipe 1 here. I enjoy making bread salad in the summer. It’s filling, and yet somehow still feels light and fresh to me. And preparing it does not heat up your kitchen in any way. You’ll notice …

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In a desperate attempt to come up with something to blog about, I asked a friend for ideas. He was watching a cooking show at the time, and said I should do recipes every once in a while. It’s trendy, and it would introduce new readers to my blog. I allowed that this was a …

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Here’s a quote that’s often used in the medical profession: “When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses, not zebras.” – Dr. Theodore Woodward In other words, don’t assume some exotic medical malady first, when it is much more likely to be something quite common. A child is much more likely to have a bladder infection …

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