This chapter covers my return to contracting work. I was hoping to retire but financial difficulties have forced me to forego retirement and continue working for years longer than I hoped to have to.
This chapter covers my return to Westinghouse for another few years due to my wife’s loss of her 11-year-long job with the Palm Beach County School District in Florida and my need for medical insurance as a permanent employee benefit.
This chapter covers my attempt to change careers into a lower-paying but more human environment, but it was just a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire.
This chapter covers my time when I worked at a couple of nuclear power plants directly as an in-house employee, not through a recruiter. One was a pleasant experience and one was not. I decided never to debase myself by repeating this bad experience.
This chapter covers my first jobs as an hourly contractor working for myself as a freelance nuclear consultant. While the pay is high and I saw many different locations, I incurred many travel and living expenses. Due to the transitory and migrant nature of this kind of work, I have sacrificed the steady accumulation of savings and the acquisition of close friends. Time has shown that in my case, the long-term cost may not have been worth it. Who is to say though?
This chapter covers my first professional civilian job in the commercial nuclear power plant field training operators how to operate nuclear power plants to make electricity for you. Yes, you.
This chapter talks about my five years in the Navy between college graduation and starting my ultimate civilian career. It covers my time spent in Nuclear Power School and Submarine School and my time onboard a nuclear-powered, fast attack submarine as a real-life naval officer.
This chapter covers my college life, including my after-school working life and my summer cruises for the US Navy as a midshipman, an officer-in-training.
This chapter covers my childhood and school years through high school. I was a studious student who made the honor role every year and graduated as a salutatorian (almost all A’s).
This is the introductory chapter to a blog/post series that will describe Teacher Lee’s life from his childhood days through his working career until he ultimately retires. Its purpose is both educational and entertaining. New vocabulary words are taught throughout the 10 chapters of this series.