1. Hassles of Homeownership

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    October 28, 2014 by Jean

    I have lived alone for more than 35 years now, and I have been a homeowner for almost 25 of …
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  2. How Am I Feeling?

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    October 22, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, I was asked how I’m feeling about being retired. It turns out to be a surprisingly difficult question to …
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  3. The Role of Retired Person II: Some Informal Community Research

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    October 8, 2014 by Jean

    After writing about the role of retiree as an ambiguous one and thinking about the implications of that ambiguity, I’ve …
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  4. The Role of Retired Person

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    October 3, 2014 by Jean

    During my long years teaching sociology, I always enjoyed introducing students to the sociological concept of “social role” because they …
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  5. Retirement Transition Reading: With A Little Help From Our Friends

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    September 22, 2014 by Jean

    After writing a post (Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends) about the importance of building a community …
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  6. Life On Hold

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    September 1, 2014 by Jean

    Through the summer, I have felt that I would begin living my retirement as soon as the addition on my …
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  7. Time for Food

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    August 20, 2014 by Jean

    I love food. My love is for whole foods, simply prepared, and I cook most of what I eat.  Typically, …
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