Category Archives: Living

  1. Snow, Snow and More Snow

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    February 12, 2017 by Jean

    Maine is currently in what the meteorologists call an “active weather pattern;” and in February that means, snow, snow, and …
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  2. Veggie Burgers

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    February 4, 2017 by Jean

    I am a bit of a foodie. Mostly that means that I love food. And what I love most is …
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  3. New Year’s Check-Up: Wellbeing

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    January 16, 2017 by Jean

    In my last post, I focused on evaluating my use of time and money as I begin my third year …
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  4. Christmas Music

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    December 20, 2016 by Jean

    I think Christmas music may be one of those things you either love or hate. Recently, one of my nieces …
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Preserving the Harvest

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    October 9, 2016 by Jean

    For as long as I can remember, I have loved to eat. There is an old family story about the …
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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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