At the end of two frustrating years, I was about done with the Veterans of Foreign Wars as an organization. At the local post level, nothing was happening. Old men argued over pennies and petty quarrels while the post was on the verge of going bankrupt and closing.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.