We could not resist linking to this Wall Street Journal profile of a lawyer who ditched his partnership so he could make cheese on the Vermont farm he bought some 25 years ago as a respite from his fast-paced city lifestyle.

John Putnam, 53, earned his law degree in 1983 and went to work as a bankruptcy litigator for Boston-based Craig and Macauley, the WSJ reports. Putnam had cinematic epiphany No. 1 while taking a deposition in New York City, the WSJ reports.