I have been an HVAC technician for numerous years, and I honestly have loved this work a great deal.
One thing that I am glad that I did over the years was keep a journal.
Even on the worst of days, I would write in my journal about how people made me feel when they were rude or when they were really nice. I have met all kinds of people good and bad, some thankful, some ungrateful for the small things that I would do. Now that I’m getting close to retirement, I get no greater pleasure than relaxing in front of my fireplace at home and reading my journal entries. There are many things in my journal that make me laugh and I love how the journal reading instantly brings the memories back to my mind. I actually purchased my grandkids journals for their birthdays so they can keep journals and remember their memories from the past. It really is a healthy thing to do, it’s good to have an outlet they say. It’s crazy, I always said that I would keep working until I could afford myself some radiant heated floors. I finally realized that I probably wasn’t going to invest so much money into radiant heated floors, but then everybody at my workplace decided to pitch in to help me out! When everybody said they were going to make sure I got my radiant heated floors, it actually made me a little emotional. I have been working with these great people for numerous years, and we have a relationship like family. I am really going to miss working with this great team of HVAC technicians.