In keeping with the theme of the post "Ode to Baron" (see below) I am following up with the view from my office. Securing a corner office or an office with a view has long been considered an indication of increased standing in the company. To some, the office-location-status is more important than salary or workload. In a way, I am one of those. But not like most folks. Here are some views from my office that I enjoy every day at work. If I have to explain why this view at a lower salary trumps a computer screen and no windows at a higher salary, then I probably am not a sufficient word-smith to convey to you the difference measured in stress level, blood-pressure, and the ability to literaly whistle while you work.
As you can see, this was taken from inside the mailtruck. Here are more;
And one more;
There are more, but you get the idea. Yes, I could be making more money. Yes, the USPS needs me in a higher postion. Yes, I wear a blue collar now instead of a dress shirt and tie. No, I do not get called "Sir" nearly as often. If you don't get it, stop by the Coosa River one afternoon and I will share half my apple while we talk about it. Maybe when you leave, you will understand. But not everybody does.