I love you, St. Louis office, whoever or whatever you are. You made my day. Fio's been tentatively emerging from her funk, and your comment warmed her all over.
On the plus side, since Fio's method of fighting off depression is to engage in unrelenting physical activity, the laundry is all done and the house is in a lot better shape--straightened up and cleaned out, of course, but not vacuumed.
Depression or not, Fio knows her limits.