Lee Wicks

About Lee Wicks

After more than twenty years managing communications and public relations for elite boarding schools, I finally have time for all those things one says she hopes to do in retirement. It turns out that I never really wanted to paint my pantry after all, nor sweat over a perfect garden. So now what? It seems that I must learn to retire in the same way I once learned my job.

Do women ever retire? A meditation on time

Do women ever retire? A meditation on time

The third in a series on the ups and downs of early retirement In the beginning, there was no retirement. There were no old people. In the Stone Age, everyone was fully employed until age 20, by which time nearly everyone was dead, usually of unnatural causes. Any early man who lived long enough to […]

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Do women ever retire? Measuring life in lunches…

Do women ever retire? Measuring life in lunches…

The second in a series on the ups and downs of early retirement Women planning their retirement have no problem finding information about finances, healthcare and the best places to live on a fixed income. But, I’ve never seen a single article that mentioned lunch. Yes, lunch has become an unexpected challenge, particularly for me, […]

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