Renee Langmuir has been retired for three years, and lives in Chadds Ford, Pa. As a reading specialist and teacher for 26 years, she had the pleasure of guiding her students through the writing process of their own masterpieces. As director of student teaching at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, she had the opportunity to learn the art of scholarly writing. This essay is part of an unpublished collection entitled The Rookie Year: A Woman’s Guide to the First Year of Retirement.
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