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"I went out on a limb to hire you. Dolan."
Tags:monkey, monkeys, out on a limb, going out on a limb, risk, risks, taking risks, risk taker, risk takers, hiring process, new employee, new employees, mistake, mistakes, bad employee, bad employees, disappointment, disappointments, play on words, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers
"Please forgive us for being so late- we had parking issues."
Tags:parking, city parking, bad parking, driving, driver, drivers, city life, city living, urban life, dinner party, dinner parties, modern life, late, delay, delays, delayed, modern times, cocktail party, cocktail parties, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, guest, guests, dinner guest, dinner guests
"I graduated from film school,but you don't see me trying to make movies!"
Tags:film, films, movie, movies, film school, film industry, movie industry, script, scripts, worthless degree, worthless degrees, worthless qualification, worthless qualifications, give up, giving up, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, creative job, creative jobs, creative career, creative careers, killjoy, killjoys
"Could you run those numbers by me again? I was thinking of an old love."
Tags:board meeting, board meetings, business meeting, business meetings, old love, old romance, old romances, romantic, romantics, distracted, distraction, distractions, lazy, laziness, unprofessional, professional, board member, board members, shirk, shirking, shirker, shirkers, account, accounts, paying attention, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs
"What if the-powers-that-be don't know any more than we do?"
Tags:ignorant, ignorance, uninformed, conspiracy, conspiracies, conspiracy theory, conspiracy theories, conspiracy theorist, conspiracy theorist, contradiction, contradictions, flawed logic, politician, politicians, power that be, the powers that be, the-powers-that-be, control, in control, power, powerful, in power, government, the government, lost faith, losing faith, let down, let downs, questioning
"I, of course, meant seven business days."
Tags:god, gods, creation, creationism, creationist, creationists, beginning of the universe, creation of the universe, big bang, the big bang, the big bang theory, seven days, 7 days, genesis, book of genesis, the book of genesis, business days, business week, delivery, deliveries, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
'I was told that I'd be in a better place now. . . I don't think so.'
"I thought it came with an acorn."
Tags:squirrel, squirrels, cocktail bar, cocktail bars, bartender, bartenders, cocktail, cocktails, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, let down, let-downs, let-down, let downs, acorn, acorns, little umbrella, little umbrellas, martini, martinis, cocktail olive, cocktail olives, fussy, fussy customer, fussy customers, bar
"A grey suit, beige tie, brown shoes and a wristwatch. What are you wearing?"
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs, business dress, business clothes, suit, suits, monotony, monotonous, work appropriate, what are you wearing, flirt, flirts, chat up line, chat up lines, chat-up line, chat-up lines, modern life, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments
"O.K., you could have been great. Now get off the bar."
Tags:bar, pub, ambition, ambitions, dream, dreams, hopes and dreams, ski jump, ski jumping, ski jumper, ski jumpers, ski-jump, ski-jumping, ski-jumper, ski-jumpers, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, hopeless, hopelessness, show off, show offs, show-off, show-offs
"You are an obsession, just not a single minded obsession."
"We're paying you to dance and be fun, not to drink a mope."
Tags:drunk, drunks, drinker, drinkers, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, employee, employees, bad employee, bad employees, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, deflating, deflation, tube man, tube men, greeting, greetings, greeter, greeters, car salesman, car salesmen, skydancer, skydancers, air dancer, air dancers
"Their rut looks like a lot more fun than our rut."
Tags:rut, ruts, middle age, middle aged, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, mid life crisis, let down, let downs, comparison, comparisons, escalator, escalators, self comparison, self comparisons, rat race, the rat race, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs
Sun crashing into sea foils rescue attempt.
Tags:desert island, desert islands, marooned, castaway, castaways, rescue, rescues, rescue attempt, rescue attempts, apocalypse, the apocalypse, end of days, the end of days, end of the world, the end of the world, condition red, sos, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, so near yet so far, failure, failures, false hope, modern life, anxiety
The Milky Way (Detail)
"He said eat some grass and call him in the morning."
Tags:dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend, doctor, doctors, md, mds, m.d.s, m.d., gp, gps, g.p.s, g.p., general practitioner, general practitioners, medical check up, medical check ups, clinic, clinics, doctors clinic, doctors clinics, doctor's clinic, doctor's clinics, grass, eat grass, eating grass, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, insensitive, insensitivity
"Unfortunately, a tiny percentage of the drones are opposed to violence."
Tags:modern warfare, modern weapons, drone, drones, conscientious objector, conscientious objectors, pacifist, pacifists, pacifism, anti war, anti-war, flower power, hippy, hippies, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, inconvenient, inconvenience, inconveniences, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, artificial intelligence, military drone, military drones, unmanned combat aerial vehicle, ucav, combat drone, combat drones, drone strike, drone strikes
"I was great in high school."
Tags:let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, life choices, career choices, failure, failures, high hopes, ambition, ambitions, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, job satisfaction, bad job, bad jobs, disappointment, disappointments, office worker, office workers, midlife crisis, unhappy, depression, old, older, old age, ageing, aging, not young anymore, age, high school, memories, memory, nostalgia, nostalgic, career, careers, work, job, life, expectation, expectations
"My whole life stretches out before me as a series of egg-white omelettes."
Tags:middle age, middle aged, mid life crises, mid-life crisis, diner, diners, existential crisis, omelette, omelettes, egg white omelette, egg white omelettes, hopeless, hopelessness, boring, bored, boredom, pointless, pointlessness, egg yolk, egg yolks, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs
"I understand you see yourself in legal, but we see you as a large cuddly stuffed toy."
Tags:dino, dinos, dinosaur, dinosaurs, career ladder, the career ladder, career progression, stuffed toy, stuffed toys, stuffies, legal, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, hopes and dream, ambition, ambitious, ambitions, aspiration, aspiration, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, legal profession, the legal profession, paralegal, paralegals, legal assistant, legal assistants, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
"Great news! I found someone to feed your cats."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, cat, cats, pet cat, pet cats, cat lover, cat lovers, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, let down, let-down, let down, let downs, incompetent, incompetence, disappointment, disappointments, legal representation, prisoner, prisoners, prison, prisons, jail, jails, legal aid
"You never really know how boring the sky is till you see it up close."
"For Christmas we're making a contribution in your name to some charity or other."
Tags:charity, charities, charitable donation, charitable donations, charity donation, charity donations, christmas spirit, the christmas spirit, work present, work presents, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, christmas, christmas time, modern life, philanthropy, philanthropist, philanthropists
"You've lived many lives, all as an accountant."
Tags:accountant, accountants, boring job, boring jobs, boring life, boring lives, wasted life, fortune teller, fortune tellers, soothsayer, soothsayers, crystal ball, crystal balls, career, careers, accounting, accounting job, accounting jobs, multiple lives, con, cons, con artist, con artists, trick, tricked, trickery, waste of time, let-down, let-downs, let down, let downs, disappoint, disappointed, disappointment, disappointments
"I brought you an updated list of people to admire."
Tags:role model, role models, metoo, #metoo, idol, idols, hero, heroes, heroic, harasser, harassers, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, too much coffee man, admire, admires, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, set an example, sets an example, setting an example, update, updates, let down, let downs, admiration, parent, parents, parenting, inappropriate behavior, inappropriate behaviour, modern times, modern life