1. Meeting my students when they are grown up and having them genuinely remember me and thank me.
  2. Living in Romania for a period of time
  3. Homeschooling my children for at least one year of their lives and it being *amazing* for all of us
  4. Being totally confident
  5. Still being friends with my children when they get older
  6. Hearing my children say "Thank you for not letting me do x,y,z." And "Thank you for doing x,y,z when we were younger."
  7. Being able to give big donations
  8. Finding some new, unexpected hobby for which I am passionate, probably something creative
  9. Spending the rest of my life with my husband
  10. My house being the cutest little museum of our lives, a place in which almost every item is replete with a story