Disappointment & the Letter ‘D’

So, been thinking about disappointment lately. I keep thinking “Damn I am disappointed in the human race.” You know??

(I might add that I am frequently disappointed in myself, as well.)

But I’m out for a bike ride & my mind did this alphabet thing – I started thinking of currently relevant ‘D’ words:

  • Disappointed
  • Desolate / desolation
  • Disgust
  • Despair
  • Disaster
  • Denial
  • Deluded
  • Deadly
  • Despondent
  • Daze


(I'm sure a barrel of laughs, eh??)

& then I thought of some upbeat ‘D’ words:

  • Delicious
  • Delicate
  • Dignity
  • Dumbfounding (in a good way, as in beauty that is dumbfounding)


& on my bike ride I have been seeing

  • Ducks
  • Dogs


& it’s been deeeeelightful.

So. Onward ho.

Day at a time…


p.s. btw, I was out without any devices. Encountered many a walker so caught up in her/his device, s/he was oblivious to her/his surroundings – including any pesky pedestrians/cyclists whose progress they might be impeding. Damn devices… They can be deadly! (Heard on the radio the other day there are now more car accidents caused by distracted driving than by drunk driving. Lordy.)

p.p.s. have a laugh!

Bears-what doesn't kill you

p.p.p.s. I have absolutely NOTHING whatsoever against bears, btw. Used to live in town where bears were rather frequent visitors. As a rule, I'd have to say we humans are more of a danger to them than they are to us. But a person's gotta have a chuckle once in a while!!

‘Quote of the day’ with this post: “I believe that the mind can be permanently profaned by the habit of attending to trivial things, so that all our thoughts shall be tinged with triviality.” – Thoreau in his essay “Life Without Principle,” quoted in Paul Theroux’s The Last Train to Zona Verde – My Ultimate African Safari [a great read, btw!]

** gobs of inspiring quotations in 'Quotation Central!' section!