Hey, it’s Rey! Man, did I have a hard time figuring out what my reasons would be related to—and if they’d be good/positive ones or be excuses for something. Like, should I post about me being happy to be me? My life as an actress? Being asked to do something I don’t want to?
You should see my notes. If you could read—what Lindy-Loo sneeringly calls “akin to chicken scratches”—you’d find five pages of points. A “mish-mash” Cousin Jilly calls them. And a pffllllllllllt to you both, ladies.
So-o, I opted for 21 reasons why I like being a P.I. and having founded the Triple Threat Investigation Agency. Okay, okay—having co-founded the agency.
- I like the excitement and thrills that come with solving a case.
- Putting together the pieces of a puzzle—that case—gets the ol’ gray matter movin’.
- We’re good at what we do, so we can take pride in that, and that makes for a bleepin’ solid reason for being a P.I.
- And speaking of pride, I’m proud of the reputation we’re building as a bona fide, budding agency.
- It’s great to help people.
- It’s even grander to assist in easing a person’s burdens (yeah, Linda helped me reword the original one: “it’s cool to end people’s problems”).
- I like the “power”.
- I like the variety; no case is ever the same.
- It’s a blast trying to outmaneuver a bad guy/gal.
- The networking part is fun; building relationships is super cool.
- It’s fantastic to make new friends.
- Meeting people in different professions is awesome.
- Learning new things related to those different professions is also awesome.
- Growing as a P.I. and person is worth a few pats on the back.
- B&Eing is something I’m good at and I enjoy (it’s fun, even if my cousin and BFF would disagree, big time).
- My mom can’t criticize me—too much—for not having a “real” job.
- It’s cool (and self-satisfying) to tell people—especially those family folks who always looked down their nose at me for being a B-actress—that I’m a successful private investigator.
- Even if salary is based on the completion of a case, I (we) earn pretty decent money . . . which helps with those sales I do so love (can’t resist those bags, shoes, and earrings).
- I love the flexibility; it’s not working 9-to-5 in an office environment (I’d so not do well at that).
- While we do “report” to our client, there’s no boss.
- I like the unpredictability; it’s exciting and keeps me on my toes.
Yeah, life as a P.I. is really good.
Here’s to a great weekend. Enjoy!