Category Archives: Time/Activities

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. March Madness (Non-Basketball Version)

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    March 30, 2018 by Jean

    I am finally coming up for air after my own version of March Madness (which had nothing to do with …
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  7. Winter Exercise

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    January 31, 2018 by Jean

    One of my recurring dilemmas is how to get enough exercise in winter. During the good weather months, my preferred …
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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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