Category Archives: garden

  1. First Snow

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    November 21, 2016 by Jean

    I admit to being caught off guard by our first snow of the season. I blame sports. I usually get …
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  2. One Last Taste of Summer

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    October 19, 2016 by Jean

    Today was a gorgeous ‘Indian Summer’ day in Maine, with blue skies, sunshine, and unseasonably warm temperatures. I took advantage …
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  3. A Busy Season

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    September 12, 2016 by Jean

    I’m not quite sure what happened to August. One day I blinked and it was September. And September brings the …
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  4. Heat Waves and Garden Projects

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    July 15, 2016 by Jean

    Mid-summer is prime time for working on garden projects, but it is also the hottest part of the Maine summer. …
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  5. First Classes

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    June 29, 2016 by Jean

    Last week was a busy one as I traveled out to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine (about …
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  6. Summer Morning Rituals

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    June 15, 2016 by Jean

    I’m a person who thrives on routines and rituals. Perhaps there’s a hint of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in my personality; but …
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  7. Summer is Different

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    June 10, 2016 by Jean

    Throughout my life, summer has been the most distinctive season, set apart from the rest of the year. Even before …
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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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