When we got to the house, he showed me what made the air conditioning run
Ever since I was a kid, I enjoyed playing games. I loved arcade games and I loved playing games at home. I watched as my brothers and sisters sat playing the computer games. My brother would spend days trying to beat the game, and never succeed. I would sit down and play the game for two hours and be bored, but I would have beaten the game. I swore that someday I was going to create a game that wasn’t so easy for people like me to play. I was sure that I had a future in programming and gaming. Then one day, my father turned me on to HVAC. He had been an HVAC technician his entire life. He asked me if I would like to go along with him. He was on duty for after hours calls and he had been called out to work on an air conditioning unit. I was excited to be able to go with my dad. I wanted to see how the air conditioning unit worked. I listened to my dad talk about heating and air conditioning all the time. He talked about how complex things were becoming now that everything was becoming computerized. The idea that there were computers involved was even more interesting for me. When we got to the house, he showed me what made the air conditioning run. I asked about the computers, which started a whole new conversation. I made the decision that some day I would become a HVAC technician, but for now, I was going to enjoy my gaming.