The View from a Drawbridge

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

Every once in a while it’s fun to shake things up. Sticking to a routine may feel quite comfortable, but it isn’t particularly exciting. So recently I volunteered to trade bridges with a coworker, just for a day. I got to work at Fremont Bridge here in Seattle. It’s been well over a year since …

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At the time I originally wrote this article, I was in a wonderful mood. I was writing this at the beginning of a mini-break, and it felt like the world Was full of possibilities. I was surrounded by good friends, loving family, and beautiful landscapes. As a friend said to me recently, we are hard …

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When I was little, my favorite cartoon was the Jetsons. This fascinating story of a family living way in the future, amongst efficient and complicated gadgets and jet cars always excited my imagination. I was convinced, as were many of my contemporaries, that by the year 2000 we’d all be flying around using jetpacks in …

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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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