How many of us have had somebody say to us, "if you don't go to school and get a college eduction, you wind up diging ditches all your life!" well tell them not only do you dig them, you fill them back in! My point is this, I started cutting my neighbors lawns as a kid, my first job at $7 dollars a cut in 86. Spent years in the military and got a college education, and now I am back to cutting grass 6 months out of the year. One of the websites I visit has job listings. mostly for guys with big heads. years of college. It was interesting to think that after all the time they spent in school, paying back loans and needing to find work, they still only make what a small LCO makes. check it out. http://physicsweb.org/jobs/jobdetail/7101 each his own in some ways, it all depends upon what you are willing to do.