Sometimes it's hard to know for sure whether something that happens should be viewed positively or negatively. Perhaps that statement will be clearer if I cite an example from this morning. Early this morning.
The alarm in our room went off at about 6 am, courtesy of the previous guest, I assume. Now awake, I decided I needed to pee, so off to the bathroom, a very short distance and there was enough light that there seemed no need to turn on any more.
Past the open door, hand on the wall on the right just for the usual security. Took a step or two, move my hand forward, but there was no more wall
, just a shower curtain. And since I was leaning just a bit that way, and the shower curtain offered no support, the next thing I knew I was tumbling through the curtain and into the tub, eventually ending up more or less on my back in the bottom of the tub, but crosswise, legs sticking out of the tub.
This is clearly another sign that the end is near, and that statement, by the way, is not (at least at the current time) a positive statement.
I have certainly fallen lots of times over my decades of orienteering, but never did I end up in a bathtub. It is quite distressing.
On the other hand, I suppose it's rather positive that no part of me other than my pride seems to have been injured. I doubt that there are many on AttackPoint who have fallen into a tub as gracefully or as damage-free as I seem to have done. :-)
Not that I wish to do it again. Though something tells me I surely will.