When something changes, start over

“My life will never be the same”.  The media pushes stories of grief and shock, of tragedy and anguish over and over again until we seem awash in devastation.  Because it sells advertising.  Because, like a police officer giving a ticket, a car wreck on the side of the road, or any kind of real or metaphorical train wreck, we aren’t able to tear ourselves away from the story.…