Tuesday, November 06, 2007


This morning I was walking out of my office to head to a news assignment and I passed one of my older male co-workers in the hall.

Me: "Good Morning. How's it going?"
Him: "Oh, it's going alright but the day is just getting started. Plenty of time for things to go wrong."
Me, laughing ironically: "I suppose that's true. See ya later."

A minute later I exited the building and passed one of my younger male co-workers.

Me: "Hey! Good morning. How ya doing?"
Him: "Hey there. Doing alright. But the day is young and that could soon change."
Me: "Uh, yeah. That seems to be the general mindset. See ya."

I'm surrounded by defeatists.


Alyssa said...

Wow, that's sad. What happened to 'look on the bright side.'

Alyssa said...

Doh! The last period is supposed to be a question mark in my previous comment.