Think Quick, What Do You Want?

Discussion in 'Teacher Time Out' started by Ms. I, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. Ms. I

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    If you could get anything right NOW, what would it be?! Be as fun or as serious as you want! :)

    In addition to HUGE aid to Japan...

    I'd want VIP tickets to the Ice Dreams figure skating show in Bensenville, IL where I'd get front row on ice seating & access to the VIP party after the show (including food & drink) where I'd get to meet & greet w/ the skaters & get to take pics & autographs. Johnny Weir's one of the skaters!

    I wish I could do this, but probably not...someday I'm doing it. That would be so cool! :)
     
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  3. TamiJ

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    A new computer....some clothes for my daughter and myself....
     
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    A treadmill...or a fence:D
     
  5. Aliceacc

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    My voice.

    Teaching without it is a pain.
     
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    Okay, I don't know how big to dream here. Hmmm...

    A perfect figure. Yes, I guess I'm that shallow. :p

    A super amazing camera and lessons.

    I think I may like an iPhone, although I'm torn about whether that's just too much "stuff" assessible at all times. It's not as though I can't afford one, but I just can't get over the monthly cost because I suppose I'm also fairly cheap. So, a free iPhone with free monthly service.

    A finished basement. Again, it's about placing enough value in it to spend my money, but if it were free... :)
     
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    Peace

    Justice for the 911 families

    Continued health

    Continued happiness with and success for dh and sons
     
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    a 30 hour day.
     
  9. JustMe

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    Oh, I was thinking more along the lines of something tangible. :)
     
  10. Ima Teacher

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    I'd like the 10 pounds I gained to be gone.

    I was making some steady progress on my weight loss. I'd lost 12 pounds in about that may weeks by watching portion sizes & calories and adding some exercise a few days a week.

    My doctor put me on Prednisone for 5 days, and I couldn't exercise for two weeks because I couldn't breathe. (I had pneumonia.) I gained TEN POUNDS in a week. I'm so frustrated. All my work. Gone.
     
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    Life without cancer
     
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    the Prednisone probably made you gain the weight
     
  13. Aliceacc

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    Amen to that.
     
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    Ditto. I lost my dad to cancer.
     
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    :yeahthat:

    And lots and lots of laughter
     
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    On a lighter note--a cleaning fairy would be awfully nice!
     
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    Hugs, DHE. I couldn't agree more.

    What would I like?

    The time and means to travel to Europe to visit my son when he's there this summer.
     
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    an engagement ring
     
  19. math1abee

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    LOL silverspoon!

    I would like my car paid off...and my student loan. Then I would have NO bills :D That would be awesome.

    I would also like for everyone to stop being so mean to each other. For goodness sakes people it feels so much better to let it go and smile! :D

    I would also like the federal budget balanced and for people in congress to start doing whats best for the American people.

    P.S. neat post :)
     
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    no mortgage...
     
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    1. Life is good...... I want it to stay that way.



     
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    Amen to that! I lost 3 relatives to it, my dad's been in remission & another aunt's been in remission from it.
    Plus, my friend's dad & my mom's friend's husband passed from it.
     
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    DHE is currently in the midst of chemo.

    Could we maybe keep that in mind as we post?
     
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    OK, didn't know that, but I'm not the only one who said they've lost a loved one to it & I've lost many in my own family as you can tell.

    DHE, I wish you all the best w/ your treatment.

    On a different note...my sore throat & very hoarse voice to be gone! :mad:
     
  25. Aliceacc

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    Ms. I, it was a general request. Nothing more, nothing less.
     
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    Time - more time with my babies as they get older and older. My oldest will be 21 and an adult (no smiley with a smile and a tear in the eye). I have NO IDEA WHERE THE TIME WENT. One day we were playing Barbies, next day she was driving and in a few months she will be 21 - an adult. I am so happy for her and where she is in her life, but I would love to sit down with her one more time and play Barbies, watch Sharon, Lois and Bram, dig holes, chase the dogs

    My youngest baby will be 17 soon. We are going on college visits, thinking about where she wants to live . . . and moving out. Again, I am so proud of who she is and how she has lived her live to this point, smilely face with a giant tear rolling down the my cheek.
     
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    DHE~I would like that too!!

    I would also like to be toned and skinny w/o having to work hard for it. Also millions of dollars would be nice!!! A balanced budget for the country. No budget cuts for education.
     
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    Just read all of the posts and noticed yours. I'm sorry DHE and I'll keep you in my prayers.
     
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    a grilled steak and a baked potato.
     
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    New car!!!!!!
     
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    A couple million dollars to take care of some members of my family with employment issues and so that my mom could finally retire.
     
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    A teaching job!

    Another French Bulldog.

    To moonlight as a primatologist!
     
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    How about a cure for it?
     
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    Good health
    A mortgage-free house
    Enough money to take a l-o-n-g overseas holiday

    Not asking much am I? ;)
     
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    A trip to someplace tropical and relaxing.
     
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    Jem, aren't you planning a tropical trip? Did you decide on a destination?
     
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    All bills paid...including my parents so they could get new car and keep house.

    A happier attitude.

    Strength and support for the babies.
     
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    I would want about 100 million dollars. I would buy a small but removated spanish style house, pay for my kids' college, buy everybody in my family a house. I would give my aunt who works really hard, money so that she can retire early. I would buy vacation homes in Spain, Italy, Costa Rica, and Hawaii. Get tons of clothes, shoes, purses, etc.

    I would also open up my own business repairing and refurnishing old furtiture and I would volunteer part time at a school teaching math. I would use money and field trips to awesome places as rewards for the students who work the hardest.

    So nice to dream.. :)
     
  39. DHE

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    that would be nice and God's kingdom is that cure
     
  40. DHE

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    INTEACHER, your post is very touching
     
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    Employment for my sons who are struggling with finances, but even more with self-esteem and hope for the future. It breaks my heart to see not only my sons, but this whole generation, who may be the first in our history according to experts who will not do as well as their parents. My kids wonder how they will ever get good jobs, homes, families, etc. I guess the opposite is hope for all the older generation who wanted to retire who had their savings wiped out in the recent financial future who worry about a secure future themselves.

    For myself, for the first time in over 15 years I am considering leaving my morning teaching job that I LOVE, because I don't make enough money without working 2 jobs. If I could find 1 job that makes as much money in 8 hours than I am making with 2 jobs in 11 hours, I would take it. I am tired all the time and feel like I don't have the energy or time to have a life.
     

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