My friends's daughter graduates from high school this year. She is contemplating her school choices, and answering the question "What will you major in?"
Mike has a business degree, and he is clearly going down that path. He is following his dream, and I am happy to support him. He has such a clear vision, while mine is fuzzier, and has no numbers attached to it. His dream can pay the bills, while mine won't support a family. So for now, we will keep doing what we are doing, and someday I can pursue mine when time and finances allow.
For now, I am a number cruncher. I keep the books for ACES, and do payroll, and order inventory,
And in February, when I am preparing our taxes to send off to a real accountant (the only time of year we hire out those services, the tax law is way beyond my abilities), I daydream over my piles of reports about the jewelry I am going to make when I am done. While my left brain crunches numbers, my right brain dreams of what I will create when I have some free time. But this week at the end of the day, my brain is just tired of the struggle and snuggles in to watch the Olympics, no brain required.