During the course of my life, I have committed many actions that I regretted committing, although some of those actions now serve as sources of humor to me, for despite their extreme seriousness at the time when they were first committed, they now seem silly or inconsequential to me in my current situation. For example, when I was in middle school, either fifth or sixth grade, I called one of my teachers a "pot-bellied pig;" I cannot recall the exact circumstances of that incident, including my reason for insulting my teacher in such a manner, but that teacher did not become angry over it. Instead, as punishment, he made me write a research paper about pot-bellied pigs, which did prove to be very informative for me. In retrospect, I now find that punishment to be very suitable for my action, and also very hilarious, because of how well it suited that action. What about everyone else here? Has any other member of this forum experienced an incident that was very serious at the time that it occurred, but upon which they can now "look back and laugh?" I would very much like to hear any tales that anyone here has to tell.