Every step is a new start


Expectations of bad weather forecast..?

An optimist – someone who can’t see a bus 2 meters away when he crosses the street
A pessimist – a person who can’t see the forest because of all the trees.

One explanation could be that optimists are farsighted
while pessimists are nearsighted – and both often need glasses.

We are very often too clumsy to put up expectations in a way
both to ourselves and to our surroundings
and if possible we are even more worse to “making image” of these expectations
so others understand us
perhaps we forget when we “airing” our expectations
so we talk to people who have their own expectations
(which they explain as “good” as we do our)
the main ingredient in a conversation, it is hearing
it is easier to talk ourselves away from the acceptance of our expectations
than it is to listen to get an acceptance of our expectations.

Maybe therefore so many expectations are half started or unfinished as:

It was a dark and stormy night…
the famous opening phrase of Snoppy from “Peanuts” on his typewriter
(taken from Edward George Bulwer-Lytton’s 1830 novel “Paul Clifford”)

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The expectation is hanging in the signal.


A post inspired from the always worth visting Paula

Thursday’s Special: Expectations

15 tanker om “Every step is a new start

  1. I like jetties 🙂 and all three shots are very well composed – I like your take on signals for this interpretation (I am flattered you’ve decided to go with my “expectations” theme 😉 ) – right now I am a bit of a pessimist as my dental surgery left me with worrying side-effects at least for now. I appreciate your taking part in my TS – it has brightened my day.

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