It’s fine though—Stein probably shrugged it off by spending some quality time driving around town in her Model T.3. And while her activism might’ve had the biggest and longest-lasting impact, she wasn’t actually the first to protest on public transportation. Wilder didn’t publish her first work until she was 65 years old (though she did have some help from daughter Rose Wilder Lane), and wrote a dozen more after that. \"Nina\" was what her boyfriend at the time called her, and \"Simone\" came from actress and singer Simone Signoret. I mean, Elizabeth and Richard were getting married and divorced a lot, and yelling at each other a great deal.