Am absolutely exhausted and hurtin’. Because of my own lack of productive energy in the shop for a while, I just hustled and did some heavy duty framing in the last few days. And those days were at least ten, usually twelve, and one sixteen hours long.
I really wish I had had the smarts to go to college right out of high school and develop some kind of career instead of wasting time and intelligence bouncing around without focus to come down to a skilled labor position. And one that is rather taxing on the body, if not the mind. This body in particular, and with no heat other than a small space heater in a 20 x 20 foot wooden barn.
Maybe in my next life I’ll have the brains both to do well, and to know enough to do it when I’m young enough for it to matter.