3 responses to “The Home Team”

  1. Cherish The Scientist

    I have to admit that a lot of my family has really scratched their head about some of my career and educational choices. On the other hand, my mom was always there, telling me I could do it and pushing me to do some really crazy stuff.

    My mom is awesome. 😀

  2. Chris Gammell

    My decision to go into engineering made a lot of sense in retrospect and my family was very supportive and proud of me. I had a weird relationship though because my father was (and is) a salesman who has been at odds with engineers throughout much of his career (especially in the electronics industry). That has translated into a little bit of friendly back and forth at the holidays, but I still love him and all my family. Especially because of how much they put up with my quirkiness.

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