Just loved the post. Hats off to Mr. Crawford for sitting at the same table as Mr. Colbert. That can't be easy at all.
My father was like your grandfather that could fix and build anything from ground up. Though we were both engineers, he was the true craftsman and I was just someone who dabbles. Much of what Mr. Crawford says strikes a cord with my sentiments and associations of people who live life constantly improvising in problem situations.
As far as recommending people who follow their craft with ingenuity and creativity, my list would include: Garr Renyolds (http://www.citrix.com/tv/#vide..., Clay Shirky (http://tiny.cc/fjPaE), Lawerence Lessig (http://blip.tv/play/lG2BhrMpga..., Maira Kalman (http://kalman.blogs.nytimes.co..., would be four of many I'd love to hear talk of moral and ethical values in the work field.
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