Category Archives: Maine

  1. Let Music Live

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    December 20, 2021 by Jean

    Things were looking up in Maine early last summer, with Covid cases and hospitalizations down, test positivity rates only around …
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  2. Winter Friends

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    November 17, 2021 by Jean

    One night in September, I got up in the wee dark hours of the morning and looked out my big …
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  3. Roque Bluffs

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    September 27, 2021 by Jean

    During my recent Downeast Maine vacation, I spent a day at Roque Bluffs State Park. I had been here before …
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  4. Stargazing

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    September 7, 2021 by Jean

    I recently returned from a five-day vacation on the Downeast Maine coast. I stayed in a cottage with a big …
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  5. The Way Life Should Be

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    August 23, 2021 by Jean

    Coming back last month from my first trip out of Maine since before the pandemic, I crossed the bridge over …
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  6. Party Time

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    July 20, 2021 by Jean

    When normal life was suddenly suspended in March of 2020, my choral singing group was in the process of preparing …
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  7. Light and Dark

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    June 28, 2021 by Jean

    This is not a post about race relations or about any metaphorical use of light and dark. It is literally …
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  8. War of the Rodents

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    May 15, 2021 by Jean

    One of the pleasures of rural living is the opportunity to observe and interact with wildlife, but interactions with wildlife …
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  9. Space and Light

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    January 16, 2020 by Jean

    Last week, I had some tree work done. My home state of Maine has one of the best climates in …
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  10. Turn, Turn, Turn

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    October 2, 2019 by Jean

    I have been away from this blog for too long. I seem to have experienced time flying past more strongly …
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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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