Tag Archives: retirement homes

  1. The Plan


    March 6, 2017 by Jean

    Over the holidays, during an annual celebratory dinner with friends, one of our party said that she had recently spent …
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  2. A Place to Think


    March 24, 2015 by Jean

    During the years when I was a hard-working college professor, teaching three different courses in a semester and often working …
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  3. Study Progress


    February 9, 2015 by Jean

    In the past week, I’ve made serious progress on turning my old bedroom into my new study. A week ago …
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  4. Winter Weather, Winter Chores, Winter Fun


    February 3, 2015 by Jean

    The graphic above is my local 10-day weather forecast from last Wednesday, the day after our big blizzard. You can …
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  5. Moving Into A New Year


    January 1, 2015 by Jean

    Yesterday was move-in day! My contractor and one of his workers spent the morning installing the backsplash and cabinet hardware …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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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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