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    Congrats!

    And you have the added advantage in that on those days where being your own boss makes you want to hit your head against a rock, you'll even know what kind of rock it is!
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    A big congrats Graeme! It is a bit terrifying at first but well worth it. Some of the phrases you may hear over the next few months: "gosh you look completely different now, like a dark cloud is no longer hanging over you" or "well, I must say you seem miles better now", and my wife said, "I've got my Sean back". It's easy to get stuck into something for years and become so busy and emotionally unavailble to all around you that it destroys who you are as a person. Best of luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Sorensen
    I wonder how many of us are out here? I guess it is a stretch to call me any kind of geologist, but it was my college major oh so many years ago.
    Another former geologist here as well. Degree in geology and then 4 years working as a geophysicist in the oil industry. Stopped in 1989 though!

    Best of luck Graeme -- hope it goes well. Scary!!

    Cheers

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    Dear Graeme,

    I went freelance almost 25 years ago.

    The big disadvantage is that the boss is an unforgiving bastard...

    Even so, I don't regret it.

    Cheers,

    Roger (www.rogerandfrances.com)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Hicks
    The big disadvantage is that the boss is an unforgiving bastard...
    You really shouldn't talk about your wife like that!!

    Cheers

    Mike

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    Good luck Graeme! It's a bold move.
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    Good luck Graeme. It's rare to find that combination of passion and career. I hope you will find it.

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    Best of luck Graeme!

    Like that Elvis song "You've gotta follow that dream, wherever that dream may lead"

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    Graeme

    Good luck. I am sure you have what it takes

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    All I can do is to echo everybody else's best wishes.
    Way to go Graeme!

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