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Powerball Dreams

Everyone around my office is talking about the Powerball jackpot and the chance to walk away with more than 300 million dollars after taxes.  It’s really hard to imagine what you would do with all that money.  I’ve asked a few people what they would really do if they won.

I keep getting the same answer.

Most people don’t know.

There would be the obligatory trips around the world, fancy cars, new home and maybe a giant party for all your friends, but after that what would you do?

Do you want to move away from all your friends and live on a tropical island?  That might be fun for a few months or even years, but then what?

It’s almost too scary to think about.  There are endless stories of people winning the lottery and then their lives going to hell because they can’t handle the change.
I’d like to attempt to handle that major change.  It won't happen.  I’ll be back here tomorrow wondering what IT could have been, even if I don’t know what I would want IT to be.
 


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