One of the few places I find belonging is when I am in a shop where I can spend hours and hours wrenching on my car. Even if it’s sometimes a really big pain when bolts get stuck or things won’t come off. I still find belonging when working on my car or in a shop.
I find belonging around running engines as well. There is nothing more satisfying than firing up your project you’ve spent hours, days, weeks months, or maybe even years on. The sound of a running engine is just so satisfying to me. It is where I find belonging, in a shop or around vehicles.