Category Archives: Maine

  1. Marches and Musicals

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    May 2, 2017 by Jean

    This past weekend, I stepped outside my comfort zone to participate in two events. The first was the People’s Climate …
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  2. Town Meetings

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    April 27, 2017 by Jean

    The reading I’ve been doing to try to understand the fall Presidential election has given me a new understanding of …
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  3. Not What I Expected

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    March 27, 2017 by Jean

    Regular readers may have noticed that I’ve been A.W.O.L. from this blog in recent weeks. The reason is that all …
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  4. 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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  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. Moving Forward

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    November 15, 2016 by Jean

    I went to bed on the night of the election feeling fearful and anxious. But I can’t live in a …
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  7. 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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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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