Tag Archives: living in Maine

  1. Summer’s Beautiful Bounty

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    July 24, 2022 by Jean

    It is high summer in Maine and a most bountiful time of the year. Each Sunday’s visit to the farmers’ …
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  2. Suddenly, Warmth

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    May 14, 2022 by Jean

    One of the consequences of climate change is that spring comes earlier to Maine and lasts longer. This year, we …
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  3. Winter Friends

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    November 17, 2021 by Jean

    One night in September, I got up in the wee dark hours of the morning and looked out my big …
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  4. Good Eating

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    October 11, 2021 by Jean

    In late summer and fall, one of the great pleasures in my life is taking advantage of the harvest to …
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  5. Roque Bluffs

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    September 27, 2021 by Jean

    During my recent Downeast Maine vacation, I spent a day at Roque Bluffs State Park. I had been here before …
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  6. The Way Life Should Be

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    August 23, 2021 by Jean

    Coming back last month from my first trip out of Maine since before the pandemic, I crossed the bridge over …
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  7. War of the Rodents

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    May 15, 2021 by Jean

    One of the pleasures of rural living is the opportunity to observe and interact with wildlife, but interactions with wildlife …
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  8. Space and Light

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    January 16, 2020 by Jean

    Last week, I had some tree work done. My home state of Maine has one of the best climates in …
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  9. Turn, Turn, Turn

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    October 2, 2019 by Jean

    I have been away from this blog for too long. I seem to have experienced time flying past more strongly …
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  10. Walking on the Wild Side

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    August 2, 2019 by Jean

    A rural retirement is not for everyone. My house at the end of a dirt road in the Maine woods …
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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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