I found myself here a lot looking out over the city. After being at the bank for thirteen years I decided to move on to something else. I had gotten to the highest point I could as an office assistant in a bank without a college education and wanted to try other companies and see how that worked out. it was 1979 or so.

For some reason, I did not want to get a college degree. I thought I had enough experience and that would pay off down the road. I didn’t have an adviser or mentor to…