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Category Archives: The Switch for Seniors

The Most Important Interview of Your Life: Look Right for your FREE Widgets!

(At least until new stories drop this one down, down, down…) Quick, look right!  No, no, NOT YOUR actual right or over your right shoulder; over here, on the right side of this page.  What you’ll see there is a set of two new widgets. Widgets?  Yeah, I know, us old timers think of them […]

The Switch for Seniors: Conclusion – Part 10 of 10

Each stage of your life has its dream. Summed together, those dreams are the dream of your life itself. Let’s find the math in the image above.  There are seven stages of a woman’s life depicted.  Each stage is it own identity.  A whole, unique unto itself and complete.  All seven identities sum up to […]

The Switch for Seniors: Interview Project Guide, Projects and Stories

[Note: the following post was originally titled, “Projects”, but renamed after we compiled The Switch for Seniors into a complete, sequenced document.] Let’s talk about projects… A story has a beginning, middle and end, right?  So does a project.  We’ll find a few more components for a project shortly, but a concept worth fighting for […]

The Switch for Seniors: Interview Project Guide, Interview Creation Help!

[Note: the following post was originally titled, “Interview Creation Help!”, but renamed after we compiled The Switch for Seniors into a complete, sequenced document.] The strategy of imagining that you’re the one and only soul that will ever build the method of interviewing a parent or beloved elder appears to demand a bit more help […]

The Switch for Seniors: Interview Project Guide, Structured Interviewing

[Note: the following post was originally titled, “Our Next Step Together – Part 2 of 2: The Wiki-Switch Interview Process for Adults and their Parents and Elders”, but renamed after we compiled The Switch for Seniors into a complete, sequenced document.] To begin building our vision, let’s start out by discussing the idea of a […]

The Switch for Seniors: Interview Project Guide, The Wiki-Switch Process

[Note: the following post was originally titled, “Our Next Step Together – Part 1 of 2: The Wiki-Switch Interview Process for Adults and their Parents and Elders”, but renamed after we compiled The Switch for Seniors into a complete, sequenced document.] Everyone online knows Wikipedia.  It’s of course a distributed project where any person inspired […]

The Switch for Seniors: Become As Anew – Part 9 of 10

7. As new truth is found and lessons accrue, your dream commands you – Become As Anew. If we were ready – we’re NOT – we might discuss something like “ending well.”  In medieval times they had an amazing term for this: a “sumptuous death.”  But as I said, we cannot linger there today.   While […]

The Switch for Seniors: Embrace A New Way – Part 8 of 10

6. Lessons revealed, your mandate is change, the time is now to – Embrace A New Way. For all the strength and wisdom of age, there are also ever growing dark spots in mind and consciousness too.  There’s no fool like an old fool.  And who among us, young or old, aren’t fools sometimes? The […]

The Switch for Seniors: Appraise The Day – Part 7 of 10

5. Your powers expended, your strengths toiled away, sit in silence and – Appraise The Day. No one sits as well as seniors do.  In youth everyone thinks they’d like to sit, but virtually never do.  Why not?  The mind is a difficult mistress, indeed.  When you sit you must listen to your thoughts sounding, […]

The Switch for Seniors: Express Your Word; Exercise Your Might – Part 6 of 10

4. Course set, charged and resolute – Express your word; exercise your might. It isn’t easy to set your course, charge up and be resolute.  These are tremendous challenges.  To succeed, you must give yourself to them completely.  Take your time. What course will you walk upon, to what destination today? How much charge will […]