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desolee or d�©sol�©e

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For me, living in a big city is always a challenge. I do much better outside urban areas. Today I needed to get away, so I went up to the railroad tracks which run through the middle of the city. I often walk my dog here. You can go for miles, and never really know you are in the middle of a big city. It is a world away from everything else.

desolee needs correct French accents, which I cannot seem to do here. It is the only word for how you feel sometimes--I gues desolated is the proper translation, but it is not right.

nige says:

these are just so lonely...and great, btw.

20th Nov 2006, 23:00

swamprose says:

nige, sometimes it happens. nice to be able to express it with a photo, just like jumping is so joyful.

20th Nov 2006, 23:04

nige says:

indeed. glad you got away. btw, you could try copying the word and pasting from a search engine. thats how i managed "pièce de résistance". :)

20th Nov 2006, 23:08

Dhamaka says:

I know that feeling - désolé indeed

(done as suggested by Nige)

20th Nov 2006, 23:13

mtn_hermit says:

Perhaps "disconsolate" would be an acceptable English word for the feeling (which I familiar with, also).

20th Nov 2006, 23:26

swamprose says:

nige. I pasted it and put it in the title. my keyboard speaks french, but the blog does not seem to. or at least whatever I am doing does not work. no worries. end of the day.

20th Nov 2006, 23:34

nige says:

woah! thats *weird*

20th Nov 2006, 23:39

hildegard says:

Mat pointed me to this helpful set of web diacritics;
Désolé is like sorrowful, isn't it? One is désolé when one has made an error or offended...

20th Nov 2006, 23:39

swamprose says:

I don't know how it works.

when you feel un peu desolee, derangee, then you just go to bed and hope it snows in the morning.

20th Nov 2006, 23:54

mrs540air says:

see I feel so sad when I see this and I'm wondering why that pushhair is empty

20th Nov 2006, 23:57

hildegard says:

Eh, ben, sois pas dérangée. Régarde la colonne 'Decimal'; quand tu veux écrire "é" tu tapes "&" et puis; "eacute;" (si je l'écris entière ici tu ne vois que é mais quand tu l'écris, faites-le comme un mot, comme ca; "&machinbidulechouette;".)
C'est un peu lourd, mais ca marche quand même... ;)

21st Nov 2006, 00:08

factotum says:

No Srose, no! No snow until Wednesday morning please. But after that, bring it on!

21st Nov 2006, 00:14

Caine says:

I know that feeling. Your images captured it very well.

21st Nov 2006, 21:48

Viv says:

we understand SR

22nd Nov 2006, 18:33

swamprose says:

thanks viv. it's good old blog.

22nd Nov 2006, 20:38

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