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.

Funeral for Net Neutrality

IT’S OVER; DONE FOR.  The FCC today did away with rules barring internet providers from blocking or slowing down access to online content. The FCC would also eliminate a rule barring providers from prioritizing their own content.  According to CNN, during … Continue reading

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I couldn’t find the article for a proper citation so I didn’t put it in my book on incest. I’ve added it now to my page on Incest.

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Even Before My time

  Marion, Georgia, and mother Cora. Fun exploring old records.

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I discovereed “Scent of a Woman” last night and can’t see a way to re-blog it.  I’d like to refer you to it, however. I enjoyed it.  I don’t know the relation between Mampatta and Chingz123, however.   It can be … Continue reading

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Mental Illness: The Survival Guide – a reblog

Originally posted on Child of Cynicism:
Whether you live alongside mental illness during day-to-day life, or assist someone who does: it can be an uphill battle. A fight that it feels as though it can never be won; relentless and…

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THE PAST –a haibun

The Past My Self, anchored in the past at three, inhales the earth’s nectar following the rain. Pure air, receptive soil, the world a vast cocoon of promise. Unnoticed, earth Worms float belly up below Better not to know.

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“Evolution has hidden from us the stuff that we don’t need to know. And that’s pretty much all of reality, whatever reality might be.”

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