Rod from what I've gauged over the years, you need to be self employed or have similar freedom so to speak such as a manufacturer rep, sales rep, or something similar. If granite was selling like it was in 05 I doubt you'd have lost your passion for it. I'm not being cynical, same holds for me in my contracting business.
'97 Prostar 190 - LT-1
Prior boats - 2009 X14, 2008 X14, 2005 197, 1988 Tristar 190, 1989 Prostar.