I had one of those thoughts a few weeks ago during a meeting. "Crap, I need to go out to that dam again?" as I was cheerfully talking into the phone "I think I'll try to get out there to see the embankment foundation cutoff drilled. I'd really like to see what the alluvium looks like under the dam."
Nine days ago the email came, "We'll be reaching the foundation next Friday."
So here I am, annoyed at having to travel over a weekend, yet oddly emotional about this being potentially being the last trip I have to this dam. If I get the job I applied for, I don't get to see this project to its conclusion.
Realizing that made me wonder how many people don't make changes in their career because of their current projects.