Tag Archives: volunteer work

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Moving Forward

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    November 15, 2016 by Jean

    I went to bed on the night of the election feeling fearful and anxious. But I can’t live in a …
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  4. First and Last Classes

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    September 26, 2016 by Jean

    I’m chagrined to realize that I’ve let two weeks slide by without posting here. It really is a busy season! …
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  5. Finding My Volunteer Identity

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    August 14, 2016 by Jean

    When I was working, I never could find the time to do community work as a volunteer. During one period, …
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  6. My Nature Program Day

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    June 20, 2016 by Jean

    Sometimes I feel as though I’m living in an episode (or maybe several episodes) of the PBS Nature program. Saturday …
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  7. Summer is Different

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    June 10, 2016 by Jean

    Throughout my life, summer has been the most distinctive season, set apart from the rest of the year. Even before …
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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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