Monthly Archives: March 2015

  1. Back in the Classroom


    March 31, 2015 by Jean

    Last week, I went back into the classroom for the first time since I retired from teaching in May – …
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  2. A Place to Think


    March 24, 2015 by Jean

    During the years when I was a hard-working college professor, teaching three different courses in a semester and often working …
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  3. Sap Rising


    March 20, 2015 by Jean

    As the days get longer, the snow begins to melt, and the sap rises in the sugar maple trees, I …
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  4. Kissing Volunteer Frogs


    March 9, 2015 by Jean

    Volunteer work has long been part of my plan for retirement; making a contribution to some kind of larger enterprise …
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  5. The Grand Coulee Ice Dam


    March 1, 2015 by Jean

    When my retiree group met for lunch last month, the topic of removing snow from roofs came up. I scoffed …
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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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