How much time do you spend away versus time at home? I'm guessing it's big stints away, then reasonable stints at home? Could be a good option to have 'in my back pocket' for a few months time..... 25 years in engineering, recently from superintendent to eng. manager, but in aviation.
'The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness'.