It looks like the contractor changed the access password to our SQL Server and didn't tell anyone. I'm going back to my happy place now.
(And does anyone really wonder why I have this unreasoning hatred of contractors?)
*listens to conversation Bitchy Boss Lady is having*
Me: (thinks) Wow, she's being really loud, considering that she's in her office and I think the door is closed.
Bitchy Boss Lady: "... Thank you for your time today. I hope you will keep this conversation confidential."
Me: (thinks) Wow, if she had wanted it confidential, maybe she shouldn't have been talking so loudly that the entire office couldn't avoid hearing it!
I think I am going to survive today. Yay! I may not even deliver any bitchslaps. Impressive!
I want one of those guardian foxes from the Fushimi Inari shrine. I need something to sit at the entrance of my cube and glare balefully with a "you set one foot wrong and I'm eatin' your SOUL, sucker!" stare. I think the Black Death wouldn't appreciate it, though.