Tag Archives: relocating in retirement

  1. Engagement, Disengagement, and Re-engagement


    April 22, 2015 by Jean

    When I was working, I was very engaged in my workplace – the type of faculty member who cared deeply …
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  2. The Best-Laid Plans


    June 11, 2014 by Jean

    The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley, And lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain – Robert …
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  3. Moving Out / Moving On


    May 30, 2014 by Jean

    It is done! I have moved out of my Gettysburg townhouse and arrived in Maine for my new life as …
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  4. How Is the Packing Going?


    March 19, 2014 by Jean

    This is a question I get asked more and more these days, as my countdown to retirement and my move …
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  5. Why I Want to Retire in Maine


    January 24, 2014 by Jean

    My plan to relocate to Maine in retirement sometimes garners raised eyebrows. This is not your typical retirement haven. Maine …
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  6. Transitioning to Retirement: Packing Up and Moving Out (2)


    January 7, 2014 by Jean

    In my last post, I wrote about my plans for sorting and packing a career’s worth of academic material in …
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  7. Transitioning to Retirement: Where Will I Live?


    March 7, 2013 by Jean

    Because where people live is often constrained by where they work, retirement can open up the possibility of relocating. U.S. …
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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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