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.

Item From Mother Jones

From Mother Jones: “Senator, Why Are You Being Arrested?” Georgia’s Nikema Williams wasn’t even part of Tuesday’s Capitol protest, but state police hauled her off to jail anyway. KIERA BUTLERNOVEMBER 17, 2018 11:50 AM Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested … Continue reading

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New Roommate, Chapter 2

Originally posted on lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown:
New Roommate, Chapter 2 I have the need to be alone, to hide away, sequester, but my roommate never leaves the room! She’s somewhat of a nester. She seems to…

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I Didn’t Realize This About the Pittsburgh Visit

“President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you fully denounce white nationalism”, the letter reads. “Our Jewish community is not the only group you have targeted. You have also deliberately undermined the safety of people of color, Muslims, … Continue reading

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WHILE SITTING IN THE DARK TONIGHT

When I was in graduate school I read The Symbolic and the Real  by Ira Progoff  (McGraw-Hill, 1963), and it had a tremendous effect on me, and I think was  responsible for my becoming  friends with my unconscious–or psyche, as he would … Continue reading

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WATCH OUT! I JUST LEARNED…

How to draw with – the Paint doo hickey!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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A Snippet from O-Blog-dee-O-Blog-da

From Melanie Nathan’s blog*: A wave of arrests of gays in Tanzania is feared after a senior official urged the public to report suspected gays to authorities. Homosexual acts are illegal in Tanzania and can bring a sentence of up … Continue reading

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DEEP THOUGHTS UPON WAKING

I might be digging myself a hole here, but here goes. On November 1st this year I gave my talk about the material in the book I self-published in 2014. After I scheduled the talk at the library, NAMI kindly … Continue reading

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