Surprising things happen, given time. People who used to give me hell just for the hell of it actually turned round and apologised. Although somewhere along the line there I'd stopped bothering about it anyway, seeing as I hadn't really done anything wrong. I had a sudden change of mentality a few days ago, deciding that instead of constantly looking back and thinking how good times were, I would turn around and try to do something about the future. Eventually I even stopped suffering such figurative pain every time I spent over $20 in one go. It seems that I have stopped making such a concerted effort to be syrupy sweet to everyone and about everything, even stuff I disagree with, which I take as a sign of things returning back to normal as well. So what do you think? Does time change things for the better?