Making a plan is considered a key skill throughout life … however, perhaps there’s a different approach needed in these days where the future wobbles with such uncertainty.

Finding the path

Begun in late February, 2020, a time we now call BC (before coronavirus):

The first three decades of my life were spent…


Like many of us I presume, I spent a good bit of my youth in Sunday School, pondering the mysteries of religion and spirit. Seems odd that there’s so much of the Noah and the Ark story I completely missed. Perhaps it’s because, as Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Julian Yates…


In the early 1990s an American science fiction author wrote her way through a vision of dystopian societal collapse. …


It is humbling to be so grateful to something that has caused so many to lose so much.

Yet, here I sit on my quiet deck looking out over Lake Almanor in Northern California as a gentle breeze cools the late afternoon air. For me not to be grateful for…


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3/27/2020: who knew our apex predator would be so small?

4/1/2020: are we falling apart or falling together?

4/8/2020: crude oil selling for $15 below breakeven should oil industry be rescued?

4/18/2020: not: when will it end? but: how will we continue?

5/5/2020: will we go back to our fast-paced…


On the second Wednesday in March 2020, the world officially shifted, but few of us noticed.

Not much changed on that day. …


I love entrepreneurship: people who see a possibility that fills a need and then build a business around it, creating jobs and opportunities for others.

Because of this life-long fascination with entrepreneurship, my ears perked up long ago when I heard a story about a guy who wrote a business…


We are #StrongerTogether

While DJT is planning a ONE BILLION DOLLAR disinformation campaign, #Resisters are standing up and speaking out one at a time. To raise our voices above the “censorship of noise” (the increasing level of disinformation campaigns), we have to become more effective in our efforts to resist.

“Once the cancer…


Maggie’s Family Market by Marcia Muth

“And I find my eighties have been even more fun than my seventies were.”
— Marcia Muth, folk artist

Greetings fellow “olders:”

Ashton Applewhite uses that term rather than some of the ones we’ve tried on before such as … “elders,” “crones,” etc…


This administration is NOT the United States;

nor was Obama’s, Bush’s (either one), Clinton’s,

nor Carter’s, Reagan’s, Ford’s, Nixon’s, FDR’s,

or even Washington’s.

Evening glow and families at the river in Reno

Living two years in Mexico as an expat and then returning to life in the US has clarified a lot of my feelings about being a US…

Joyce Wycoff

omni-curious artist, writer, student of life

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