Thursday, October 7, 2010


Following my "What ifs..." (CLICK HERE) inspired by Jeff's "Wouldn't it be Greats..." (CLICK HERE) I have decided to get a bit more specific in what exactly it is I want and put the law of attraction into swing...(Isn't that how it's supposed to work? "Need a lover or a house, just call on the universe to provide!") So here is my wish list, flung out into this convoluted cosmos...

I want my husband to not only love me as I know he does but to show me in elaborate and breathtaking ways even though I'll probably criticise him for it...

I want to win at Scrabble every time! ...and chess, too, while we're at it.

I want a cure for cancer, multiple sclerosis, insomnia and migraines too! (Though I remember reading that there already is a cure for cancer but people aren't talking about it as pharmaceutical companies would stand to lose zillions!)

I want people to be less tolerant and to stand up for their rights when the are trampled on!

I want Greece to have a prime minister who can actually speak Greek. (And for Greeks to finally realise that just cause he can't speak Greek doesn't mean that he knows English...)

I want politicians to be forced to live on the minimum wage for a couple of months in order to get a reality check and hopefully climb down from their ivory towers.

I want God to exist (believe it or not, I do, I really do...) and to make his (or her) presence a little bit more felt in this world.

I want my kids to have health, values and to be better people than I am.

I want to live to be 100 (but without arthritis and Alzheimers).

I want to love and be loved for what I am even though this is not always easy to love or nice (is that asking for too much!)

I want people to throw their rubbish in the right recycling bin (this morning I found food waste in the paper bins!)

I want to eat chocolate all the time and never get fat!

I want to get paid to do nothing all day...and to not have financial problems and be surrounded by beautiful things.

I want to visit the Himalayas!

I want purpose (a mission would be nice. Who knows? Someday I may get a brainwave like Robin)...CLICK HERE FOR ROBIN'S BRAINWAVE! And while you're at it, perhaps you may like to read the letter she wrote to me - CLICK HERE - it made me feel all fuzzy... (If you like, maybe YOU could write me a letter on your blog, too...)

I want to read books, lots of them, especially great ones...

I want to be a smart and self-actualised person and be able to not just read Archive Fire but be able to leave nice intellectual and insightful comments. (And while we're on the subject of this blog, I want to know what THIS (CLICK HERE) is...even though I am told that I would rather not! Please tell me someone, please, or else I will "go crazy, punch a senior citizen or something like that".)

I want to live on a farm (with lots of animals...including a donkey...and spend my time making jam.)

I want a little tattoo of a ladybird on my shoulder so that I can look at it as a reminder of how lucky I am.

I want to savour the flavour of each and every moment before it slips through my fingers...

I want to be brave and gutsy like Ingrid Betancourt (and while we're at it, I wouldn't mind meeting her either).

I want people who read this - YOU, yes YOU - to leave a comment just so that I know they came (and it doesn't have to be a nice comment, either, because I want people to be upfront and honest at all costs).

I WANT to say "Hello" to anyone from Java's brilliant "Follow Fridays" and "Thank you" to Java for hosting them.

I want to know you, and through you, maybe get to know me a little better, too.


Phoenix said...

I want God to exist too (so I just went ahead and decided She does exist) and I get tired of seeing people not stand up for their own rights. But then, I don't always stand up for my rights either.

More than anything, more than money, health, or winning at Scrabble games (all tempting!) I want to be useful.

And I want to love people even better, every day.

Those are my two prayers to God each morning: help me be useful, help me love my neighbors better... thank you...

wendy said...

Those were all good least I was able to help you with one of them

I love ladybugs
I have 2 tatoos
I live in the country, but don't make jam, have 4 horses and 2 dogs

and I want for everyones most desired dreams to come true.

The Man Your Husband Is Worried About said...

Your wish is my command. I came, I read, I commented.

I'm still mulling the questions I want to ask in response to your post where I had to answer your questions. The problem is that all my questions seem lame. It's like having a genie and wishing for him to go away.

Purple Cow said...

Phoenix - Somehow your wants don't surprise me.

Wendy - Seems to me like I want what you've got.

Husband should be afraid of you man - The rules say you are not supposed to ask me but eight others...but you are going to break the rules, aren't you?

Veronica Lee said...

I want to get paid to do nothing all day too! I want to travel the world. A visit to Greece is on my bucket list!

Have a nice day. PC!

Tin said...

I like your wish list, I am a new follower, from Follow Friday 40 and Over, I would love for you to follow me back

I wish there was a cure for cancer!

Purple Cow said...

VL - Let me know when you get here!

Tin - Nice to meet you!

Colleen: said...

I like your honesty and your unique way of looking at things.
I know you said the comment didn't have to be nice, but I can't help it. I like you. :)

Purple Cow said...

I like you too, Colleen :-) But you've got me hankering for muffins.

Corinne Rodrigues said...

You're one funny lady! :) I enjoyed reading your list of wants. I'm your newest follower from India!

melody-mae said...

Okay, this was a SWEET post...I LOVE your list of wants!!

I am visiting from never growing old follow to check out more of your blog! :)

Twincerely,Olga said...

what a great post!!I may have to copy!!!so no cell phone or tv?U cool in my book! thanks for stopping by the other day!!!

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Purple Cow, I want some of the same things, too. No, make it many. Really, there is a cure for cancer?

I do think there's something to that saying, "Be careful for what you ask for, you might get it." It's happened to me more than once.

I'm so glad you stopped by my blog earlier. :-)
Su-sieee! Mac
This and That. Here and There. Now, Sometimes Then.

The Homespun Loft said...

great list-- I found you on the friday blog hops- please come by and follow me.

Anonymous said...

I want peace on earth - in addition to the cure for cancer. Thanks for stopping by my blog and saying hello! I love those blog hops for getting bloggers in touch with each other. Have a great weekend.

Toyin O. said...

Great list.

Colleen: said...

Well, if I could send you one par avion, I most certainly would. :)