Tag Archives: Mental Health

“Obshii Yazik” – a Common Language

I recently returned to Russian-language study after a long hiatus during which I was focusing on writing. The process has been a shock, discovering how much one can forget, even in a few short months. Newly lost to me were … Continue reading

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Following Saturn

Last week, amazingly, a clear night in San Francisco! Using our poor-quality telescope on the landing between our apartment and little back office, my husband B. and I searched for Saturn for weeks, but due to clouds, fog, and occasional … Continue reading

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The healing power of nature

May is Mental Health Month. How is it more than half over already? Before it’s too late, I want to write about my mother, who’s been schizophrenic all my life. Her brain disease first seriously manifested itself during childbirth, and … Continue reading

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