Originally Posted by elainevdw
On a side note, income discrepencies suck. I recently found out that my boyfriend made a third more money than I'm making now when he was in high school. His high school job? Waxing boats. My current career? Associate editor of an award-winning West Coast distributed magazine. And I graduated college with high honors, too! Go figure. But... I love my job, and wouldn't wax boats for the world.
"One of the most valuable things my father taught me is an old Yorkshire saying: where there's muck, there's brass. Meaning that unpleasant work pays. And more to the point here, vice versa. Work people like doesn't pay well, for reasons of supply and demand. "