Category Archives: Time/Activities

  1. 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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  2. Fear, Hope, and Change

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    May 14, 2019 by Jean

    On Sunday, as I drove to and from the first Farmers’ Market of the season, I was listening to one …
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  3. Becoming

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    April 24, 2019 by Jean

    When my book group decided to read Michelle Obama’s autobiography Becoming (Crown, 2018) this month, I was willing but not …
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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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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