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I Wish I Could Make a Living Doing My Fantasy Job

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    My Fantasy Occupation...

    Would be to become a journalist....any type of medium would be fine with me....print....television...but I will say that I am most drawn to radio..I would love to  host my own radio show....and infuse it with great music...current affairs....and relevant news articles and...
    blackgirl71 blackgirl71 41-45, F 4 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Artist

    I want to illustrate children's books.I'd be ecstatic if I could land a career doing that. I would work from home and spend my days painting the creatures and places of my imagination, and get paid for it.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Jan 19, 2012

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    I Did It... So Can You...

    I am following my dream of owning my own business. Yes it is hard work and you never get a day off. long hours and little pay. but it is the price you pay to have full control of your life.. I only wish I did this years ago.. If you have a dream then just follow it...
    freetoagoodhome freetoagoodhome 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2010

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    I Want to Open a Bakery Cafe.

    it is such a big dream of mine to open my own store, a bakery cafe, make my own hours, put a smile on everyone's face, let my grandma's recipes live on and just make a living doing what I love. decorate the store how I want, be my own boss. would be so nice.    
    sunnydani sunnydani 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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    I Want To Be A Cocktail Waitress

     I would love to have what is my dream job. I would truly most like to be a cocktail waitress. I would love having to wear a short skirt, nylons, and high heels for my 8 or 10 hour shifts, every day of the week. I just really think this would be awesome, and I would love to...
    1trj 1trj 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    Essays

    What I would LOVE to do is write humorous personal essays.  Kind of along the lines of Laurie Notaro and David Sedaris.  And, I would love to write for newspaper or magazine or webzine.  I'd want to write some kind of pop culture rant/rave/opinion piece.  I...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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