To be honest I need something to do. Sitting around reading or playing shuffle-board is not my cup of tea. I have worked with my hands most of my productive life. I like that. I don’t have to get paid, if it is something I can do, I just want to do it.
You know what I do now? I will stay up playing on this computer until midnight (11:45 now) to 3 am. If I am writing I feel like I am accomplishing something. Right now I have a Travel or RV’ing book in the oven but I cannot get thrilled about writing it. I cannot get it in any order and it will need a lot of correcting because it does not ‘yank my chain’.
(Remember girl’s bikes? built like that because of dresses. Now old men ride them because they can’t get their legs over the seat like they used to)
Way in the back of my mind there is a continuation of the book, ‘Finally Love’. I enjoyed writing that book and I can hardly wait for a sequel or what ever to that one. I liked the characters and I like fiction. Then I ask myself, why? Is it for myself? I laughed just now, it certainly isn’t for profit. It is a hobby.
(WE old folk sometimes, just dream)
I’m smiling because my first love is building, my brand new ‘General Contractor’s License’ just arrived in our last mail call. I haven’t built in years. As a matter of fact, I can’t remember the last house I built (I am getting old). I keep paying the fees and renewing the license, I think in the back of my mind if I give them up, I am through.
(Shirl once hired me to add a second floor to their house. We tore the roof off and added it before the rain came. The rain came just as we were finishing the roof, fond memory, This is grandsons Ben and Corey, and Shirl on the exposed stairs to the addition.)
We do have one more building lot, it is a couple hundred miles from our stomping grounds. I took it in a trade. It is near Sunset Beach, NC. I am thinking Sherry and I could go there and build something one summer, when we get this hiking out of our blood. HA!
I am just typing, it is late, time to get in bed with the most beautiful woman in the world. Ahhh you guys eat your hearts out!
PS:I resist getting old, but I know I am. I watched these sneaky little mini wrinkles accumulate on Mama & Daddy. I dreaded to see them start on me. Skin just hanging down for no reason, etc. Hey, I used to have tight skin.