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Old 05-16-2014, 05:21 PM
 
Location: The Northeast - hoping one day the Northwest!
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My greatest fantasy is to hunt down and kill a large number of pedophiles, animal abusers, etc before I die.

Where do you live? I'll help you with that! hehe

Yeah - those "people" are horrible.
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Old 05-16-2014, 06:06 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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I'd like to have at least one month without worry. I'd spend that month in a beautiful, warm location near a beach, with gardens filled with butterflies and hummingbirds, or some kind of interesting bird. It would be a plus if there was a waterfall nearby. I'd sleep, read, hike, garden. I'd get a few terrific massages and do some yoga. I'd visit the sea every day to wade or swim and comb the beach. Wonderful nutritious, delicious meals and snacks would be served throughout the day.

I would probably never want to leave, but be ready to do do battle in the modern world.
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Old 05-16-2014, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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i am just hoping my mother goes before me----I would like to live ONE DAY without her controlling aspects of my life
My mom gave me that pleasure three years ago. Sad really. But she made life choices and her life was emptier as a result, plus her scheme to control me failed. What is up with some people?
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Old 05-17-2014, 12:51 AM
 
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I hear ya! I stopped at the masters level and am looking so much forward to retirement in a couple more years. Now, I have that day-time mortgage-paying job and teach at the local community college in the evenings. After I retire, I'll also quit teaching and want to start taking classes for myself. Near the top of the list is physics . . . because that explains how stuff and the earth works. You're right! The more you know, the more you realize how much you don't know. Life is too short.
Right on. I'm gonna carry on with it as long as I can find employment in the field. If I leave before I have to I'll just be wondering what I'm missing out on knowing. The amount I've learned so far has changed my view on everything.
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Old 05-17-2014, 03:02 AM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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I want to go back to England for a visit. I want to see my relatives again, want my husband to reunite with his formerly estranged son (the guy has a job!!!! seems to be getting his life together at last).

I want to reconnect with my roots, ride the Carlisle Settle rail line, visit Cornwall, hear real Welsh singers in their native land, visit a few great gardens and go to Skipton, the last town my grandparents lived in and when I'm there, go to Skipton Market. It's like going home even though I never lived there.
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Old 05-17-2014, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Toronto, Ottawa Valley & Dunedin FL
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This isn't meant to be a bucket list, but one thing to
Do before you die.
I want to spend every cent, making myself and others happy.
I think I'm content. Yes, I'm still doing lots of things, travel and music and hobbies, but there's nothing really urgent or important.

I guess if presssed I'd like to see my son settled in his life--he's a musician and still struggling to make a living. He does have a longtime girlfriend but so far there's no intention to marry. I'd like to see them perhaps living together at least.

But if I died today, I'd die happy.
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Old 05-17-2014, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Toronto, Ottawa Valley & Dunedin FL
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I'd like to have at least one month without worry. I'd spend that month in a beautiful, warm location near a beach, with gardens filled with butterflies and hummingbirds, or some kind of interesting bird. It would be a plus if there was a waterfall nearby. I'd sleep, read, hike, garden. I'd get a few terrific massages and do some yoga. I'd visit the sea every day to wade or swim and comb the beach. Wonderful nutritious, delicious meals and snacks would be served throughout the day.

I would probably never want to leave, but be ready to do do battle in the modern world.
Ah, that sounds sublime! I'm sorry to hear you have so much worry.
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Old 05-17-2014, 10:08 AM
 
Location: NC
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Wow so much. Travel across country in our RV. And have my youngest son back in my life.I guess those are the top two.
Fantasy: Somehow have a lot of money to share with family and friends and do good with.
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Old 05-17-2014, 11:03 AM
 
Location: in the miseries
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I think I'm content. Yes, I'm still doing lots of things, travel and music and hobbies, but there's nothing really urgent or important.

I guess if presssed I'd like to see my son settled in his life--he's a musician and still struggling to make a living. He does have a longtime girlfriend but so far there's no intention to marry. I'd like to see them perhaps living together at least.

But if I died today, I'd die happy.
A musician s job isn't easy. Just finding work can be impossible.
But I agree having children settled and happy eases the mind.
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Old 05-17-2014, 12:05 PM
 
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There is only one thing I crave since everything else is mighty fine. I would like to live out my days in Colorado where I could see mountains out my window. If only I could transport to that place now.
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