Wednesday, September 18, 2013

If I had a million dollars

The Powerball is insanely high again and there’s still a chance to go get a ticket. In fact, that’s probably what I’ll end up doing today.

If I suddenly end this blog or start posting pictures of exotic, foreign beaches, then you’ll know that ticket paid off.

In the event I win, this blog post will serve as a guide on how to spend my money. If I don’t, then this ends up being wishful (but fun) thinking.

There's quite a few things that I'd take care of first: pay off student loans, make investments for the future, etc.

There's the goodwill donations I'd make: giving money to the Wheels to Work program, giving money to my alma matter, giving money to my old high school to keep photography classes going, and giving money to other various, reputable charitable organizations.

Friends and family -- that's an obvious one. I'd give them some of the dough as well.

That's where the fun begins!

First, I’d make a trip to Best Buy, Target, F.Y.E and any other video retail store I could think of. I've always wanted to take a shopping cart and just walk through the DVD aisles, picking out whatever I wanted, taking it to the check out and buying all of it. I would likely drop a few thousand dollars right there.

What's on the list, though? What DVD's to buy? With millions of dollars you could buy as many as you want. Here are a couple of my first picks:

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles box sex. I watched a couple of old episodes online and it's not as great as I remember, unfortunately. It's still awesome, but I didn't remember how cheesy it was.