It's easy to take forgettable landscape photographs. I've done it many times. We see a pretty scene, twist some dials, focus and start clicking the shutter. Then we get home and wonder why the results are so disappointing.
We all have shared an awkward silence with perfect strangers on an elevator. We'd just as soon stare at our feet than initiate a conversation. There's some unwritten elevator law that says, "No Eye Contact or Talking is Allowed." I'm the non-conformist who breaks that law and says, "Hey there, how you doin'?"