got laid off jan. '08. worked as a tractor mechanic in az. during housing boom here,a lot of farms sold to developers making big bucks and able to work ground till developed. they had big bucks, and little want to work ground.dealer(case ag) repossed a lot of ag equipment. word got around, and well.. i spent 3 months sweeping floors before getting laid off. got on welfare, went to doctor for 1st time in over 10 years. found out i have diabetes (#over 350)now insulin &pills forever, carpel tunnel in left hand- surgery 10 months later, ostio arthritis in my knees, cortisone shots in right one.hoping to find work soon so i can start up my projects again. spent all my retirement money. OH WELL!!