Monthly Archives: June 2015

  1. Solo House Projects: Pavers and Gazebos


    June 29, 2015 by Jean

    One of the challenges in living alone is completing house projects that require physical strength and/or more than two hands. …
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  2. Retirement Time


    June 22, 2015 by Jean

    Retirement seems to present a paradox about time. Those who are looking forward to retirement often imagine the luxury of …
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  3. Cooking for One


    June 14, 2015 by Jean

    For me, one of the joys of retirement is having time to cook.  I know many single people who dislike …
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  4. Performance Anxieties


    June 8, 2015 by Jean

    Last week, my 11-week singing workshop, sponsored by the Portland Public Library under a Creative Aging grant, ended with a …
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  5. 50th Reunion


    June 3, 2015 by Jean

    I’m just home from a long weekend in southern New England, visiting family and friends and attending my 50th high …
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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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