I’m not quite Polly Anna-ish, and sometimes can find myself teetering on the edge of situational pessimism, but I do believe good things come from bad. This can be said of super-storm Sandy.
We were struck dumb, frightened and lost. Many, many suffered greatly. Then and now, we’re recovering. All nature of good and great things about neighbors and helpers was reaffirmed. Testament to our resiliency.