Friday, March 30, 2012

lucky me, lucky you

It's a stormy day here, today.

Big dark clouds tumbled in and settled above our house, or so it seems.

I had the local noon news on while I vacuumed ants off the kitchen floor. Again. Ew.

Anyway, so much of the news was dedicated to the Mega Million lottery.
Do you play? I've bought just one ticket about 2 years ago and didn't even know how many numbers to choose.

One of my favorite memories of my grandma was whenever my grandpa would come home with a lotto ticket she would have him read the numbers aloud and she would always say, "oh those are GOOD numbers". And then would always be surprised when they did not win. I love that spirit.

Of course, the thought of winning so much money has to get a person wondering how would life change with that kind of windfall. Would your life change drastically? Or would it change just a little? Would it mean more security in your life or less? Would you purchase more or give more? Could you make those changes without winning great deals of money? What is holding you back?

Honestly, I believe my life wouldn't change dramatically. That alone makes me feel like I've won a great prize already.

Tell me what you think. I'd love to know.

love and light


  1. Dave and I bought a couple, which we almost never do. I am like you in thinking that our life wouldn't change too much, but with half a billion dollars, maybe that is foolish to think? Bigger house, more travel, more pursuing of passions.

  2. I think having a lot of money is like being drunk: it doesn't change who you are, it just amplifies your real personality. I like to think that had we won, we would have gotten to invest in causes that are dear to our hearts; that would have brought so much satisfaction. I would have liked to make sure my sister was financially secure and had access to great health care without fear of the expense. That would feel awesome. And then I'd like to travel a lot and eat the local food. A lot.

    We didn't win, of course. But it's still fun to think about.