... and all of that is not to mention the things we deal with that never even cross the screens for our users. Thinking of the updates, browser choice, "automatic" app deployment on somebody's whim.
I am unable to compare life as a school technician to one in a commercial environment, but I do often wonder what "living in the real world" would be like. (That comment on "real world" is thrown at me if I complain about my work life to anyone outside of school btw.)
I agree with mattx, I actually do like learning but please give me a break and let me do it in your time and not what is supposed to be mine.