nitwit, interesting name selection.
blackjack: named for gen. blackjack pershing.
jackson, heritage family name since 1840, in honor of 7th president.
lsu early 60's. 2.5years usarmy (volunteered for draft and vietnam, but spent time stateside.) graduated g.s. for quick law school entry. but, hired by ibm for day job. (marketing - was making 6x what lsulawgrads were making.) very successful, then texas instruments eastern u.s. mktg director (sr60=pre-p.c.) unsuccessful marriage to a 10. gave up corporate 3piece suits o study acting. 2yrs UHouston drama, American academy of dramatic arts (l.a.) and continuing at usc and ucla. many plays, and some tv and movie credits (even have a shared emmy). OH, while at lsu, became gym-rat at alvin roys. swimmer in h.s. runner for 40+ years (marathons, etc, trailruns/thousands of mountains..(ran mt.whitney rt in 10 hours, ran rim to rim grand canyon twice, ran half dome twice - 10hrs.) besides scouting/camping/hiking for 10 years-including high adventureteam leader- snow/desert camping, technical climbing, etc)martial arts from army to age 55- including boxing) daily yoga practice for last23 years. zen meditation for last 35 years. schwinn bicycle from santa monica to jacksonville, fl one summer. have traveled the world extensively, including ship, plane and train. have visited almost 90% national parks. lots of love, but didn't want children.
it's all about choices. to pursue acting, i worked airlines for 10 years, movie extra 10 years, secondary teacher 10yrs.
to repeat: i have sag pension, teaching pension and soc sec, but, family died and now i'm wealthy and financially secure.
but, i lived life to follow my bliss. the money in the early days was easy, it was the being happy that was important to me.
nitwit, i do hope you follow your bliss and not try to be a looser like the other negatigahs on the rant. you know who they are, b/c you hang out with them. trying to be a looser is a losing proposition.
miles teaches young men to be winners and not to whine a moan like the negatigahs. he is popular on twitter b/c people like him.
you can live in faith or fear.
oh, i have had a fantastic, exciting, adventurous life. i never wanted to live/work in an office.
now, i pursue spiritual paths, forestry, petroleum, cancer, and lsu sports.
yes, all this w/ a general studies degree from lsu.
and, some of the athletes will take their degree and make 100x more than you.
p.s. read sig line below...
This post was edited on 12/19 at 6:13 pm