When Terrie and I got married, I worked at a company that manufactured high pressure washers and commercial hot water heaters. I started as a helper, and moved to building the natural gas and LP gas burners for each unit. I would test the burners for leaks, install them in the units, test the tanks for water links, and install the controls. I would occasionally make service calls as well. I was making $3.50 an hour, which wasn’t Rockefeller-type money, but not the minimum wage either. To earn more money, I knew I would need to further my education.
Three nights a week after work, I would drive Continue reading