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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors Columnist 

I have no regrets about leaving my lucrative job


In 1985 I left a lucrative career in the construction industry for a newspaper job.

It wasn’t for the money.

In fact it was more than 10 years before I again began making the hourly construction wages I had given up.

But I found the work interesting enough to make a career out of it, and there were the perks, free coffee among them.

I also had the great pleasure to work with a number of talented photographers along the way. And while I never made enough money in the newspaper business to afford paintings on my walls, some wonderful photographs hang there instead.

A framed photo of my daug...

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