August 27, 2012
She struggled to initially write the paper a year ago, and then to re-write it again several months ago. Page count was a real bitch sometimes, but she had years of practice in distilling her normal rambling style to fit in a confined format. After hearing that the paper been accepted for publication through a very well-respected institution, she was pleased and slightly vindicated after the earlier rejection. Then reading the reviewer comments that were so very positive all around gave her a rush much like getting that first unreserved A from Professor Wickstrom all those years ago in college.