You chug along, try your best but one day the roof leaks, the water heater is rumbling, people try to tap you for cash and all you want is for folks to give you space.
And they freaking will not do that.
My current reality is not that bad. After seven years of faithful service my hard drive is going to meet the Gipper. I'm typing on chicklets and you can only record 90 seconds in MS One Note. Good quality but limited. Just means I've got a bunch of stuff for next week.