The View from a Drawbridge

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

In some cultures, humility is prized over self-esteem. I get that. In crowded or isolated places, getting along with others is more of a survival skill than feeling good about yourself will ever be. But it breaks my heart to see how many people walk this earth without knowing just how special they are. Yeah. …

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A friend recently posted this on Facebook: I had never really thought of this! But it’s true. A potato definitely copes with boiling water differently than an egg does. This is the case with many things: The sun will melt ice but harden clay. If you drop a turtle into a pond it will swim …

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One of a Kind

The View from a Drawbridge

I intended to start this blog entry by writing about snowflakes, a subject near and dear to any fractal artist’s heart. I was going to say that we’ve always been told that no two of them are alike, but then I thought about the absurdity of that statement. How the heck can anyone really know …

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