I enjoyed the conference, and meeting all the new people, and talking and being a role model, but I miss home.
I miss my boys. I miss Vinny's smile, and his infectious laugh. I miss Jeff.
I miss my own bed and my own house.
I'm ready to be home.
In which our heroine, having defeated the three-headed demon of supercomputing, optimization, and ill-posed problems in her quest for the elusive Ph.D., embarks upon her new career.