WHAT I WANTED TO BE GROWING UP, CHRONOLOGICALLY

  1. Monster truck driver (age 2)
  2. Painter (age 3)
  3. Brittany Spears (age 4, announced at pre-school graduation)
  4. A star (more vague than Brit, age 5)
  5. Artist (age 6-7)
  6. Novelist (age 7-16)
  7. Journalist (age 16-20)
  8. Writer, paralegal, lawyer, women's rights advocate, journalist, novelist (age 20, current)