Monday, June 9, 2008

Buckets of Aspirations

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This week the movie Bucket List is released on DVD.


I haven't seen Bucket List, but this got me thinking...What do I want to accomplish before I die?

I must be living a pretty satisfying life, because I swear I scoured the recesses of my ambitions and was only able to come up with four unchecked items. They are, in no particular order:
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#1 Tour a post office. I'm talking back room, ALL access. (How does my mail GET there???)

#2 Be on a game show. Since $10,000 Pyramid was canceled (moment of silence), I will settle for any game show. Ideally, I would be the first grownup to appear on Kids Week Jeopardy. Admit it - There's nothing better than tuning in to Jeopardy, and realizing it's Kids Week. I can buzz in circles around those little geeks.

#3 Travel to Atlanta, Georgia for the Gone With The Wind tour. I want a costumed guide. I want civil war reenactments. I want to learn how to make a green velvet dress out of curtains.

#4 Become a novelist, preferably a New York Times bestselling one. I have yet to work out the details of my plot but oh my gosh, you will not be able to put it down.

Anyway. Here's to having dreams.

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