Category Archives: Time/Activities

  1. Looking Back, Looking Forward

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    April 10, 2019 by Jean

    Last month, I returned to my former workplace, Gettysburg College, for a weekend of activities to celebrate the 30th anniversary …
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  2. Resisting Ageism Through Education

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    March 12, 2019 by Jean

    Although I am proud to be an educator, I’m not a person who feels that education is the solution to …
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  3. Going to School Forever

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    January 28, 2019 by Jean

    During my college teaching career, I sometimes joked to students that college professors were people who were better at going …
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  4. Winter Reading

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    January 13, 2019 by Jean

    I am a voracious reader and have been for pretty much all my life. I remember my weekly dilemma when …
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  5. Finding My Volunteer Niche

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    December 11, 2018 by Jean

    When I was planning for retirement, I always assumed that it would include volunteer activity, which I had difficulty finding …
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  6. Retirement as an Expansive Time of Life

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    November 3, 2018 by Jean

    I used to chuckle about retirees who claimed they couldn’t remember how they previously found time to hold a job, …
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  7. Time and Energy

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    July 7, 2018 by Jean

    I apologize for my long silence here. I’ve been struggling to find time and energy for blogging. I’m not 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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