I have no regrets about leaving my lucrative job
July 21, 2021
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...