Category Archives: Time/Activities

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Weekend Novel

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    March 28, 2021 by Jean

    I first got into the habit of reading a weekend novel during my hard-working years as a college professor, when …
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  4. Down the Rabbit Hole

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    May 11, 2020 by Jean

    When my local Senior College cancelled the in-person courses due to begin in late March, I was left with a …
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  5. The New Normal

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    April 1, 2020 by Jean

    It’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago, I was wondering if I had overcommitted myself for spring. …
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  6. 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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  7. Learning a New Language in My Seventies

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    August 20, 2019 by Jean

    I’ve never considered myself very good at learning languages. I learned Quebecois French in elementary school, but when I tried …
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  8. Conversations About Aging

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    June 20, 2019 by Jean

    It will come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog that I am enjoying my experience of aging. …
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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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