The View from a Drawbridge

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

I’ve been watching a BBC series called Tribal Wives on Youtube lately. The premise is that they have a British woman live with a remote tribe for a month and take on the role of a Tribal Wife. Women have been sent to Thailand, Gabon, Mexico, and Namibia, to name a few locations. It’s really …

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Ugh! I’ve got a song in my head, and this one is embarrassing. As a child I loved the Disney animated movie Lady and the Tramp. For some reason one of the songs from that film, We Are Siamese If You Please, is on this feedback loop in my brain and nothing seems to be …

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I’m in the virtual world known as Second Life, and a total stranger approaches me. He says, “I want to make love to you.” “Uh, no thanks.” “I won’t tell anyone.” “Thanks all the same, but I couldn’t be less interested.” Sheesh. Are there really men out there who think women are animals that can …

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Since I haven’t been able to afford international travel in the past several years, I travel vicariously by checking out the countries of origin of the people who visit my blog. WordPress is even kind enough to provide a nifty little world map, with the countries that have visited colored in for me. When I …

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