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.

Re-blog from Charlottesville Eye Witness

Barbara Stout  From a friend’s wall. This is a first hand account of Charlottesville from a medic who was on the ground throughout the weekend. I rarely post politics or anything else on Facebook …. But let me be clear. … Continue reading

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Sorry, I don’t know the answer to this one. Let me know if you do!  (Now I wonder if Google knows), but play fair, without Google. I still don’t know. I’ll wait 4 weeks (9-11-17) before giving the agreed-upon answer … Continue reading

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Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : B@th time – A reblog

Originally posted on Two on a Rant:
Yep.  The B word. I gave 6 dogs a bath yesterday.  I should give yoga-while-dog-washing classes.  I sit on the edge of the tub with one leg outstretched so the poor over-loved dog…

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I HAD A DREAM It was a hilarious, off-the-wall and wild satire in which a lyin’ thieving varmint wormed his way into our White House with his lying cheating thugs and referred to it as “a dump,” which isn’t laughable, … Continue reading

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Re-do of the Red Wheelbarrow: The Black Chalk Board so much depends upon a black chalk board covered with equations beside the gray waste basket. METAPHOR I know, I know, metaphors rule but their birth is often Caesarian. Is your … Continue reading

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If I Were a Penguin…

If I were a penguin– my life, a carpet rolled out for me to follow from beginning to end– I would want to rebel.   What is the use of us, I’d ask, Why are we here? No free will … Continue reading

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Eighteen years ago, when I was psychology supervisor in a state prison, I led a journal writing group. The book we used was George F. Simons’ Keeping Your Personal Journal, Ballantine 1978.  I lent it to a friend without my name … Continue reading

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