You've probably heard the term "things could always be worse" before, haven't you? You know why people say that? Because it's true.
You could live in Salt Lake City, where high school students can go to jail for streaking. Or if you live in Salt Lake City already (god forbid), you could live in South Africa, where a gang of 350 baboons is terrorizing a small town. Take solace in the fact that you don't live in a senior center in upstate New York, where a ban on donuts has prompted octogenarians to take to the streets.
You may have seen some homeless people today, and that may have bummed you out a little, but at least none of them stabbed you in the ear with a pen. And hey - remember that smoker you picked up at that auction? Remember when you got it home, opened it up, and it DIDN'T have a severed human leg inside? Well it could have. The world is a different place than it used to be. Times are rough - even the tame ducks can't catch a break.
Feeling better yet? No? Maybe a trip to a wildlife refuge would cheer you up. Just be careful around the orangutans - they might steal your pants.