Sunday, January 27, 2008


i know it's silly & fruitless, but i often daydream about winning the lottery. i rarely buy a ticket & i almost never go to the casino, but i just can't seem to help myself. oh, how satisfying it would be! first i'd pay off all my bills (private college loans! grad school!), then quit my job, pay off a friend's school debt (we have a pact if either of us wins), take care of my parents & do a bit of traveling (a couple months?). i would be one of the few well-adjusted powerball millionaires. unlike those who succumbed to the lottery curse, i'd live the rest of my life on $50-60k per annum with a few splurges here & there.

yep, i've got it all planned out. but first i 'spose i have to buy a ticket.


At 1/27/08, 7:41 PM, Blogger SUEB0B said...

I think the best part about buying the lotto tix are the lovely fantasies that come's like a little mental vacation.

In case you do win, one of my old profs specializes in helping winners make a life plan with the winnings.

At 1/27/08, 8:51 PM, Blogger super des said...

damn woman, I could have written this.

i.e. my thoughts exactly. (except I have no pact with friends)

At 1/27/08, 9:34 PM, Blogger mar said...

sb-i hope one day i have reason to ask your prof's name!
des-i only have one pact. i figured if i made too many and actually won, i wouldn't have any money left after i gave it away!

At 1/28/08, 3:00 PM, Blogger Suzanne said...

I feel like I think about this once or twice a week as well. Ah, to dream.


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