I have lived my whole life in one state. I have visited a small number of nearby states, but I have never ventured far. I have only flown once, and it was only a 20 minute flight. When a position became available in the company I work for, I was hesitant to apply for it. It involved moving to Texas to head up a department there. My wife was all for it and so were the kids. I wasn’t, but we started looking at apartments for rent in Fort Worth TX in case I got the job.
Our daughter was really excited, because she wanted to go to college in Texas. That was several years away, but it was part of the reason I wanted the promotion. Someone has to pay for that education. (more…)