Originally Posted by Reaver
... Yes, I pretended to be an aircraft mech for 20 yrs but it sucked the joy out of flying. Then I pretended to be a BMW Motorrad Master Tech for a few years till it started to suck the joy out of riding. I still have flashbacks from both experiences. Doing what you love and the money will follow doesn't apply to me.
I've tried the same approach and have found that:
1) I fall out of love more often than the average career-man
2) The money may follow, but it's so damn far behind I can't see it ever catching up to me