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Old 02-19-2016, 08:05 PM
 
Location: southwest TN
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Simply put, NO. Not "no", but NO. I am thrilled to be enjoying time with my husband and my new animal family and travelling when it suits us (thankfully we have animal sitters). I'd be willing to dabble in "dream job" activities as a volunteer - but take on that responsibility and inflexibility, owing explanations to others about my time.... NOPE, not on a dare, not for lots of money. Time is not replacable and we do not know how much more time we will have together. Spending this time enjoying his presence is far more important than a job or income.
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Old 02-19-2016, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I am specifically asking if you would have the physical and mental energy for that dream job at your age? (If that dream job had full time plus hours- like being the President.)
I would not.
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Old 02-20-2016, 12:08 AM
 
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I retired from my full-time dream job.
No regrets.
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:08 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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My full time dream job is not having to have a job.
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:24 AM
 
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MY dream job was being a porn star.. BUT since I am older and now retired, I highly doubt I could do my dream job.....
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:27 AM
 
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I thought I might get a job washing mirrors. I mean, that's something I could see myself doing....

Seriously, I'm fine as is, retired, not looking.
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:43 AM
 
Location: San Francisco
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I think I could handle it both physically and mentally (although my short-term memory isn't as good as it used to be). But to give up my freedom and independence, even for a dream job doing what I love? No, thanks. Hey, I already put in over 40 years as an employee. I've done my time.
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Old 02-20-2016, 08:59 AM
 
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MY dream job was being a porn star.. BUT since I am older and now retired, I highly doubt I could do my dream job.....
You would be surprised. I'll have to find the article on granny porn in the NYTimes.
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Old 02-20-2016, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Loudon, TN
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Hell no.
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:14 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mountains
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Absolutely NOT!
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