Jennifer wrote the above on 12/31/19 at https://www.degreeforum.net/mybb/Thread-Adieu-Aufwiedersehen-Gesundheit-Farewell. (You should read the whole thread – it’s a hoot.) She did not, however, write a similar post at DegreeInfo, but has not posted here since 12/20/19 (although she does check in occasionally, even as recently as two days ago, presumably to keep up to date). Needless to say, since Jennifer is quite rightfully popular, there was a slew of “Gee, we’ll miss you, hugs, blah-blah-blah” messages that followed, turning her farewell into an eight-page thread thus far. But there’s a fascinating twist. The powers-that-be at DegreeForum had apparently given Jennifer additional editing rights, which included the ability for her to delete older messages. So she did – she deleted virtually every message she has posted on the board, and when people realized it, they went ballistic. Everybody started whining. How many messages did Jennifer delete? That’s hard to say, since they’re deleted. But if her history on DegreeInfo is any indication, where she has posted 4,313 messages since 2007, it’s a lot of posts that went blowing in the wind. Why do Jennifer’s messages still appear here at DegreeInfo? Simple – she didn’t have the same ability to edit previous posts that she had been granted at DegreeForum. Personally, I think she went out with style – her farewell is perfectly lovely, and she did something that every author would love to be able to do – control her own publicity. There have been times I’ve wished that I could wipe out virtually every reference to me on the Internet – good, bad, or indifferent – as well as everything I’ve ever written. I’ve managed to stay quiet enough over the years that a search on my last name alone, which would load the screen with links to me, no longer does – now if a last-name search includes one reference to me on the first page or two, that’s a lot. And, to this day, there has never been a picture of me online – a photo search on my name will punch up some strange pics, which have included Alan Contraras and George Gollin, but never me. Go figure… So here’s to Jennifer. Y’all might think I’m going to diss her, but in fact, there’s nothing to diss. IMO, she pulled her grand exit off with style.