1. Bliss


    November 25, 2015 by Jean

    I am generally a happy person. I lucked out in the personality sweepstakes and have the type of outlook described …
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  2. Teaching Senior College


    November 16, 2015 by Jean

    This week, I am coming to the end of my first experience teaching a course at the local Senior College. …
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  3. Not One Thing


    November 6, 2015 by Jean

    Recently, I got into a conversation about retirement with an old acquaintance I ran into at the Sunday farmers’ market. …
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  4. Fighting Ageism


    October 22, 2015 by Jean

    We live in a society awash with negative stereotypes about aging. I have written about these negative images before (see, …
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  5. Preparing for Winter


    October 8, 2015 by Jean

    As September turned into October, our weather went from being unseasonably warm to very cool. Overnight lows are now regularly …
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  6. Steps to a Healthy Back


    October 2, 2015 by Jean

    When I had my annual check-up with my primary care practitioner this summer, I decided it was time to do …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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