Monthly Archives: August 2015

  1. Busy, Busy, Busy

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    August 25, 2015 by Jean

    One of the concepts that comes up repeatedly in the social science literature on retirement is the “culture of busyness” …
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  2. Negotiating an Aging Body

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    August 17, 2015 by Jean

    The year I was fifty, after a lifetime of exceptionally good health, I found myself facing a series of medical …
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  3. Feeling Blue (berries)

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    August 9, 2015 by Jean

    One of the pleasures of late summer in Maine is native wild blueberries. These are not the big, fat, cultivated …
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