Category Archives: Time/Activities

  1. Old Dogs and New Tricks

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    July 4, 2017 by Jean

    For most of my life, I assumed that our ability to learn new things declines dramatically as we age, as …
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  2. How Busy Am I?

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    June 23, 2017 by Jean

    Recently, several friends and family members have commented about how busy I am. It is true that I have a …
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Empathy Bridges and Empathy Walls

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    February 24, 2017 by Jean

    When I was formulating a way to move forward after the November election (see Moving Forward), one of the tasks …
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  6. New Year’s Check-Up: Money and Time

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    January 3, 2017 by Jean

    When I retired in 2014, I didn’t have any doubts about doing so. I did have some anxieties, however, about …
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  7. Christmas Music

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    December 20, 2016 by Jean

    I think Christmas music may be one of those things you either love or hate. Recently, one of my nieces …
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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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