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What did you want to be as a child when you "grew up". I wanted to be an astronaut...


Petenali asked "What Non-Fiction book have you read that has changed your life" and it made me think of my childhood and how I devoured any book about space and the universe and so longed to go to space. I'm curious if anyone else shared that dream, still does, or what others dreamed of doing as a child...

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Theophanes says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Sounds like you have it together with knowing what you want! And hey, there is nothing wrong with still studying things you love... I am not smart enough to be a scientist but boy do i love studying space and physics


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Bill Holland (billybuc) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    I'm sure you were a superb teacher! I hope you still played baseball for fun! I can't go to space for the hell of it, but my passion never died and I still love reading about it and staying with the "space news"

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Awesome! I think you are lucky = )

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Wayne Barrett says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Hahaha! You always know how to make me laugh. And smile = ) Thank you for being my father = )

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Shauna L Bowling (bravewarrior) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    That is amazing ! Talk about sticking to goals! You can truly be an inspiration to us all!


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Erika (embarrett91) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    I remember that!! And yes, I know you love science and animals. Maybe you can combine the two somehow!!

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    I'm so sorry you were pushed into something that didn't fit your dream.. BUT it's great that you have a family and have children, which is an adventure all on its own! I was also a nerd LOL I spent my childhood with my nose in a book

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Edwin B Lowry (CapCooL) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Hahaha I hear that! some days I still want to hide in my house and play games all day

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Maree Michael Martin (Ruby H Rose) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Oh my, that all sounds so familiar! I long to travel to space, I am mom, student, writer, and love photography... I hope you can make it to space!

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Haha, I understand that so much! I LOVE science and reading about physics and things like that but I am horrible at math. I tried pursuing a Commun./Media major and realized I'm horrible at comupter technollgy too.So now its psychology. No Math!!

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Bena (benashiraz) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    I totally understand and agree. I spent a lot of time as a younger person wanting to be like others or look like others. I love what you said in your comment about being you. so true!!

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Anthony Ferguson (aafergus11) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Haha I remember being influenced by movies. Twister was mine, for a while I had a complete obsession with meteorology and wanted to go chase tornados

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    That would be a very thrilling career... I myself and terrified of flying = ) So space maybe wouldn't be the best option for me LOL

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Haha, you sound like me as a teenager, young adult, and now! I have changed my mind about what I want to do with my life about twenty times in the last year = )


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victoria (baygirl33) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Haha, "assaulted the ears of my family", that is soo funny! I'm sure your weren't that bad1

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    They truly never do stop. I have gone through my own huge list of things I wanted to be, and the list has only gotten longer now that I am a mother and have to look seriously at what to do with my life. Good luck on your dreams!!

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    too small to be a game warden? that's too bad! I hope you found something else you love!

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Doctorshealthpres says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    I'm sorry to hear that, but I'm sure you could if you put your mind to it!


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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    I know what you mean! I have wanted to be everything from an astronaut to an actress and everything in between. the reality of paying for shcool hit me too, I couldn't afford it and wasn't eligable for help until I had my son, so I'm doing it now!

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Shwetha Shetty (shwetha123) says

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    Oh I sooo understand those dreams... I till look at the stars and just wish with all my might that I could be up there, soaring through space and seeing all these beautiful things!

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    bizarrett81 3 years ago

    My dad was a huge football fan and that I remember being upset that I was a girl, because I thought it would be awesome to play football... I'm sorry you didn't get to!!


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