It does happen.
Maybe more often than I know.
Or want to know.
Thanks for this.
I have been given a great deal,
so I have never been in a reflection
that tells me it was for nothing.
Learning is something too.
Here’s my potsherd: remnants of years of commercial pre-press production work as a master journeyman, translated into twelve-hour night shifts, cascading layoffs (due to severe downsizing from digitalization revolution) and other numbing horrors. If it’s any consolation, I (and others) found new life after the final layoff. This remnant