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That sounds pretty freaking rad.
I stopped envying game developers after I made friends with a few people in the industry. Creative work is still work and the design-by-committee nature of games can suck all the fun out of it after a 3 year development cycle.
"I DEAL WITH THE CUSTOMERS!"
As I grew up and started to realize that (most of) my teachers were actual human people, I had a bunch of frightening and sad revelations. They got to school before I did, stayed MUCH later than I did, then took stacks of papers home (from 8 different classes) to grade at night. When was that person supposed to have a life?
I had a boss that once he'd hired people to do basically every aspect of his job he just sat at his desk in a suit (to feel important) and surfed the internet (mostly porn and Apple news) all day. He took maybe 2-3 phone calls a day, packed up his fancy laptop into his fancy attache case and went home in his fancy car feeling super fancy and important.
I feel like people that would classify a tour as a "vacation" have certainly never put on any sort of production, presentation or event and possibly have never travelled out of their own state (which itself is quite a chore).
One of the worst jobs I ever had was stay at home customer service via online chat. This was in like 2001, so no highspeed internet and no smart phones. I had to dial in to dial up first thing in the morning, then I would put the computer speaker right next to my head and go back to sleep. I'd get a crazy loud notification, "INCOMING CHAT REQUEST!" and in a stupor I'd log on, talk someone through their satellite TV problems for a few minutes then go back to sleep. I couldn't leave the house, I couldn't really do anything. Some days I'd have 3 chats, some days I'd have none. Just sitting there. Waiting.
NO! Don\'t say his name 3 times or he will appear and yell and Minecraft!
Technically no. Hiveworks buys the open ad slots on my site and fills them with ad networks they've signed up with or ads they've sold specifically. Then they pay me a commission based on those ad sales. Currently ad sales make up less than 1/4 of my income.
The enthusiasm and positivity with which your write about this new potential future makes it sound like you should go for it. I am all about people being happy in whatever they choose to fill there days with, and far be it from me to say retail grocery work is somehow less important than other work, but if you are looking to make an impact, make a difference or change lives in any way, nursing sounds like a more fulfilling career.