Oh, I ache. I ACHE! My hands and back are screaming, “NO MORE!”
But three cords of wood are stacked and a year’s supply of kindling is in a second woodshed (I have three). And now that the wood is stacked, it’s time to cut the lawn again. And then there’s watering.
One reason I came here was to be kept busy: Mission accomplished. I really enjoyed doing the work in spite of being sore. I like the simplicity of the task; it’s meditative to do a routine thing over. And then there’s the satisfaction of a big job being done.