Author Archives: Nan Mykel

About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.

Global warning – Reblog by Jane Dougherty

Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
Call me naïve, but I was struck and dismayed by a string of articles on the social media today. First, a report of the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress, and the images of dozens…

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The Pitfalls of Aging (Don’t Do It!)

For some, going around the last bend can be quite disconcerting.  It’s natural (and easier) to want to take care of the feelings of the elderly, and so sometimes they are “protected” from the truth. Not telling someone they’e dying … Continue reading

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Autumn Prairie – a Re-blog by Frank Hubeny

Originally posted on Poetry, Short Prose and Walking:
Whatever comes to cool the air And make the greenless leaves descend And make the clouds seem strange up there I welcome as a smiling friend Who tucks the prairie in to…

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Spoiler: Sad

ME: Now why did I write that?  No one will want to read something sad. YOU: Still self-defeating.  What’s sad? I’m a tad curious. ME: Something I read somewhere, but I can’t remember where, so it can’t be plagiarism, can … Continue reading

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Super-gluing My Bullet Wound – A re-blog

Originally posted on My Midwest Musing :
A month ago, I was rediagnosed with C-PTSD (Complex PTSD) at the age of 27. I say (and made up) the word rediagnosed because I was originally diagnosed with C-PTSD when I was 21…

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I, I, I, Me, Me, Me, You, You, You

I wrote a joke once, to the effect that I’ve been talking through this loudspeaker I found in my crib 82 years ago and just now notice it’s not plugged in!  Except it wasn’t and isn’t a joke.  What’s missing … Continue reading

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Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : WO mistakes RK – A Humorous Re-Blog

Originally posted on Two on a Rant:
It’s no secret that I’ve made more mistakes in the past 2 weeks than in the past 2 years. Of course, if I could remember past yesterday, I might reconsider that statement. This…

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