What would I do with a million dollars…
After I finish nursing school I would continue my education. I’d take courses in philosophy, politics, economics, foreign languages, forensics and other sciences… the list goes on. I would also go to culinary school and take guitar lessons.
I would definitely travel. France is my first choice; however I want to travel all over the world. I’d love to experience new and diverse places, people, and cultures. I would also arrange for family and friends to come visit us in Maine.
Here’s what I wouldn’t do: buy a bunch of stuff. People accumulate so much miscellany; I’d rather eliminate the clutter and stress. I like being a minimalist.
I’d buy an airplane. Probably a pre-owned Cirrus SR22. The difficult part would be deciding which daughter to leave behind whenever we went somewhere. But I’d manage.
Kirsten and I would both quit our current jobs, for sure. And we’d both go to school. I’d get doctorate degrees in philosophy or evolutionary biology, probably. And a Doctor of Jurisprudence.
I’d also build a small web development firm and hire some amazing programmers and designers. It would be so much fun.
I’d probably stay in Saco and might even buy a small house nearer the coast.
I’d also get a new Nikon D3x and some sweet glass. And a sea kayak. And a Mac.
I’d make sure my family and friends were never hungry and didn’t suffer the stresses I’ve experienced lately. I’d anonymously make peoples’ lives better, too.
And I’d terminate my marriage (not our wonderful relationship).
Have I blown through the cash yet? A million dollars ain’t what it used to be. :)