Ambition this shall tempt to rise,
And moody Madness laughing wild
Amid severest woe.
-from Thomas Gray's "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College"
Just when I was feeling better, the entire admin staff of the office went out to lunch today and didn't invite me, even though I'm also on the admin staff. And because I'm the non-dramatic, non-hissy fit having member of the admin staff, I can't even make a big stink about it.