A fellow blogger is reminiscing today about little girl dreams and it seemed as good an idea as any for today’s post.
When I was a little girl I imagined the world could be mine. Didn’t we all?
As a young child at home I just wanted to grow up.
They older kids in my elementary school seem giant or almost adult size. So I assumed I would be taller.
BUM-MER that did not happen. I am not even average height. I am 5ft2.5 with my shoes on. The average woman is between 5ft3 and 5ft5 feet tall.
I never imagined I would be climbing on counters until I get too old for things like that. I remember the home I grew up in and being too little to see over the counter tops.
I wanted to be a writer and a singer when I was little.
I knew I wanted to be a mom. I knew I wanted to own cats.
I have loved living in California. The only other place that seemed exciting enough to tempt me away was New York City.
I have been once. It was all that I could have imagined and more. I never got the chance to try to live and make it there.
I still dream about being famous.
I dreamt about being rich. I have learned what I really want is wealth. The idea now is to build a business to leave as a part of a legacy for my daughter and any future kids I might have.
I did not know it was a dream but I expected to inherit the home I grew up in. Losing that was a let down.
I dreamed of being a socialite, a mover and a shaker, going to all the parties and dating all the hotties.
I dreamed about having a corner office in a sky scraper with an amazing window view.
I dreamed about jet setting although I really had no idea what that would entail.
I still dream about learning to swim.
I dreamed about having a great best friend for life. A girl like a twin and a sister. Oh well…I am still looking for a new good friend.
I dreamed about being a grown up and being able to run my own life. My parents were too restrictive and all I wanted was to get out from under.
I still dream about meeting Mr. Right for me, getting married, buying a house, having more kids and happy ever after.
I dream about taking my daughter on a road trip across the country. We are almost out of time. I have been through and or to most of the states.
I dream about going tandem sky diving at least once.
How practical am I? There were never a host of pie in the sky ideas. More of a sort of take life as it comes approach.
The future is still mine for the taking!