My experience with Hurricane Florence is not the typical experience, but just because it's all I know, doesn't invalidate the stories you're more familiar with. Increase your EQ by applying this lesson to your relationships!
Sometimes life provides tangible rewards for your honest labor. And then sometimes it gives you something far better.
Have you seen the photo-bloggers' pictures of abandoned homes? What could have happened to cause such abandonment?! One day my home will look just like them.