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What Was Your Dream As A Child?

October 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

All children have dreams before most of them are shattered by their parents, teachers or other well intended persons. What was your dream as a child? Was it to be a doctor? An astronaut? A singer? Maybe a firefighter? How far are you today from your dream as a child? I’ll tell you mine, which were actually two. One of the classics, I wanted to be an explorer. Uhm, that didn’t go exactly as planned (meaning Jules Verne style — yup, I read all his books), but hopefully I still have some exploring spirit left. The other dream — don’t laugh, I will see you! — was to drive my own truck. Now, looking back, I tried to understand why I wanted to be a truck driver and I figured it out. At that early age, I thought a truck driver roams freely the roads he chooses, when he wants and where he wants. And in my vivid imagination, it was a very cool, high-tech truck, of course! Now, back to present-day the part with a truck couldn’t be further from the truth, I don’t even have a driver’s license (for any kind of auto-vehicle). Who doesn’t, you may think? Well, I’ve just raised my hand here and waving at you, but you can’t see it! The part with “free” and “high-tech” is much closer to the truth though. With a license in computer science and without a work situation that straps me to a location (although I usually work from home), that comes close to high-tech and free. Again, “slightly” different than my dream as a child and there’s much room for improvement, but the essence is there. Back to you. What was your dream in childhood? Was it to own your own business? If that’s true, 3 billion […]