Renee Langmuir was an educator for 34 years in public schools and at the university level. After an unplanned retirement, Renee chronicled her transition to retirement through a series of personal essays. These reflections are housed on the website, https://www.therookieretiree.com/ and are available to all prospective and new retirees. Her writing has appeared on the websites Agebuzz, Next Avenue, and Forbes. Renee is the mother of two adult children, and lives with her husband in Chadds, Ford, Pennsylvania.