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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Winning the Lottery!

So the old story goes something like this:

A man prays everyday to God saying "Please God, let me win the lottery.." and he does this everyday for years and years. Everyday praying: "Lord, let me win the lottery..." and it goes on and on until one day the clouds part and God says to the man: "My son, PLEASE buy a ticket!"

I don't often buy lottery tickets. I buy them infrequently and without any real results. I mostly make my brother buy me scratch and win's when I go with him when he buys gas/snacks, and I lose often. Mostly I get a free ticket, or $2 that I spend on more scratch cards. But I think there is a lot more to that little story than just endorsing the purchasing of lottery tickets. I think it applies to something broader, like, Life.

You can't win if you don't play. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. All of those things are about taking chances and, mostly, sports. But I think they could apply to me. I am not a big risk taker. I am not, at all, a heart breaker. I am a belly-acher, but that is besides the point. I need to start taking more risks. I need to put myself out there more. But how can I do that Internet? Shall I hang out in bars more often? Should I mail query letters to agents? Should I self publish? Should I join online dating sites? I just don't know.

So as a distraction I am going to list all of the things I would buy if I did win the lottery.

- Louis Vuitton Brief Case/ Luggage
- Plane ticket to Rome
- Burberry Trench Coat
- an iPad
- Pants from Dior Homme
- Hermes Belt
- Dolce and Gabbana Boots
- Biltrite boots (Details p. 173)
- Sailboat (and sailboat Captain)
- $12.50 Peacock feathers (for crafting)
- 4 pairs of shoes from Town Shoes

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