Tag Archives: aging

  1. Solo Seniors: The Courage to Change the Things I Can

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    July 21, 2018 by Jean

    I try to live by the philosophy of the serenity prayer. I’m probably best at the second part, “the courage …
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  2. 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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  3. Reframing Aging

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    May 1, 2018 by Jean

    Last week, I attended a Symposium on Aging put on by the interdisciplinary Aging Initiative at the University of Southern …
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  4. Do I Hear What You Hear?

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    February 22, 2018 by Jean

    A couple of years ago, I started noticing that I was having trouble hearing what telemarketers and customer service reps …
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  5. New Year’s Check-Up

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    January 4, 2018 by Jean

    One of my favorite rituals for New Year’s Day is to review the year that has just ended and make …
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  6. A New Creative Writing Project

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    December 6, 2017 by Jean

    Several weeks ago, I began work on a new creative writing project, a journal to document my daily experience of …
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  7. Stamping Out Poetry

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    November 22, 2017 by Jean

    I am really not advocating that we forcibly eliminate poetry from the world. “Stamp Out Poetry” was the title of …
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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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