Sometimes I wish I was still living in my parent's basement and had loads of time for building models. (actually I never have lived in a basement)
HAHAHAHAHA no. I would not trade anything for my beautiful, intelligent and caring wife and daughter.
Not much time, as when I'm not a homemaker I'm making homes; renovating mine own and installing home automation in others.
I renovate anything between the basement drains and chimney, learned lots.
Formally I am an Electronics Technologist, and spent a decade designing and building test equipment and prototypes as well as conforming and touring UL, CSA and ESA around our plant. We built printers, big ones, really big ones. i.e. fill a 44 foot trailer, 50kW, 2000 ppm...