Why I went back to school



The Red Queen’s Race

"…it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"

                       Alice's Adventures in Wonderland











D Vautier 7/2014

In 1967 I was a former seminarian and just out of the army with three years of college.  So why did I go back to school?  Mostly because of the girls I think.  I dabbled around in more philosophy courses and naturally choir and chorus and anything else that had girls.  I was in school until my money ran out which wasn’t very long.  Those Jesuit colleges were so expensive anyway.

Several years later I had a mortgage and two kids in private school and never enough money so I took a second job which still did not generate enough money.  But I did find out that my work would reimburse my tuition for an MBA graduate degree.  I also found out that my uncle would reimburse me for an MBA graduate degree.  Finally my GI benefits would reimburse me for an MBA graduate degree.  So I went back to school.