Woodworking: Certain acts, long forgotton, simply end inexplicably
I have a friend whose motto is "No good deed goes unpunished." He points to all sorts of examples.
Adoptive children who turn out to be ingrates. Best friends who borrow money and are never seen again.
Maybe so, maybe so, but I have an anti-motto to counter his cynical perspective: "Sometimes bad deeds go rewarded."
Let me explain with a fable for our times.