I love astronomy and the night sky, but have a degree in Communications and Theater. That just goes to show that anyone can do amateur astronomy - all one needs is the desire! I've built several telescopes and nearly every tripod I use today, and owned upwards of 30 small telescopes over my life. Above all, I want more people to see more stars and connect with the universe, by working to educate about the night sky and light pollution, via communicating clearly and simply about how anyone can do visual / observational astronomy.
Eyes on the Sky
Night Sky Demystifier