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|Subject: Paying my Dues||Date: 2/15/2001 11:23 PM|
|Author: SSchey||Number: 213 of 381|
Warning long post follows:
With the general premise of this board being "Share your plan to help it come true" I think it is time to pay my dues and share my plans.
This plan is a work in progress, so let me give you some background.
Step one -- Born and raised in the not to far north of Ft. Wayne In. I spend my early years carring papers and saving for collage. My father did me a very great favor of taking to the factories he worked in from time to time. This convinced me that making a living with your head rather than your hands my be a good idea.
Step two -- Growing up! This is very different from being "born and raised". I did attend that collage, but let my grades slide and received a letter from the goverement which began "GREETINGS". Spending a year is southeast asia as a somewhat human target will make you GROWUP very fast.
Step three -- Making a living. Back in the world and back in school. The grades were up but still no real plan for my life's work when I discovered computers. This looked like fun. The best advice I ca