The View from a Drawbridge

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

Apologies in advance if you’re reading this over breakfast, but have you ever felt so sick to your stomach that you just knew that the only way you were going to feel better was if you threw up and got it over with? Sometimes that toxic, acrid, roiling source of your misery just has to …

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Human beings are complex organisms. That’s a given. And in our fast-paced modern world, it’s easy to neglect oneself. If “you” are just one more thing to add to a mile-long to-do list, it’s understandable if you don’t quite get to that particular item every day. But putting yourself on the back burner is something …

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Deep in the bowels of one of the many drawbridges of Seattle (I shall not say which one), lies a dungeon-like room that is dark, damp, and empty except for three folding chairs. I don’t know why the chairs are there, but I must confess that whenever I enter that room I get the feeling …

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I am having a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit this year, which has placed undue stress on my blogger’s heart. Fortunately, I am quite lucky to be surrounded by unique people with very creative minds. Not only is this Christmas tradition fun and entertaining, but it’s a financial God send for those of …

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