Monthly Archives: October 2014

  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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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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