No worries. You can bring your grousing over here and we can try our best to cheer you up!
Which is what I was attempting to do by reminding you what a wonderful job you had. I was on the verge of asking you to hire me!
And a lot of great schools DO take considerable work experience into account, so don't worry! If they don't take you, it means that you're a better fit for somewhere else.
Finally got the makeup smudges washed off, Robin, but I still smell like her perfume. Oh well, could be worse.
No, seriously... I appreciate you pointing it out. I re-read it and,
... I didn't mean to come off sounding sanctimonious, or that I was some bigwig (certainly not the case), so I am glad you pointed it out to me. I need to remind myself that it is tough to put a tone of voice on the internets.
I feel like I'm the guy with the non-funny comment at the table again.
I appreciate the kind words! And congrats on your day, by the way!!! It's a good start for a big week... Methinks you have good news in your future.
The bolded statement explains why dating sites don't work, in my experience anyway.
I hope that I have good news in the pre-Christmas future. After the mammoth Thanksgiving bonanza with which I presented my family, a Duke-NYU Christmas will seem like small pickings to them. EDITed for clarity.