The View from a Drawbridge

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

With new experience comes new perspective. Maybe I’m a little raw, maybe my nerves are closer to the surface of my skin these days, but I’ve been noticing a great deal of idolizing of death lately, and it bothers me at a time when I think life is particularly precious. Do you play video games …

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A sign that your neighbor has gone completely ‘round the bend: You overhear him saying, “Look what I just got out of the garbage!” A sign that your government is taking itself waaaaaay too seriously: It spends taxpayer money to have National Security Agents hang out in virtual worlds like Second Life and World of …

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Okay, indulge me. I’m one of those people who firmly believes in the whole concept of six degrees of separation, so I have an assignment for you: someone out there must know someone who knows someone from Greenland, and I want them to check out my blog. You see, whenever someone from another country visits, …

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