In the midst of the midterm kerfuffle, I give you respite. Hey, you voted, you voiced and maybe today you're happy? But if you're reading this particular blog, probably not.
What's a citizen to do? At least you can thank the stars that you're not burdened with the pomp and circumstance of the Viennese Court, yes? Here's a little glimpse from the bowing and scraping world of Empress Elisabeth's retinue. N'Joy.