Struck by Lightning

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My life story...really.

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  • Struck by Lightning

    1. 1. This is my story …
    2. 2. From age 9, I wanted to be an artist. .
    3. 3. But I didn’t draw well.
    4. 4. I practiced. I took countless lessons with many different teachers.
    5. 5. I didn’t really improve.
    6. 6. My art teachers threatened to hurt me if I didn’t stop.
    7. 7. So I became an accountant because I could … Subtract Add
    8. 8. I wasn’t happy 
    9. 9. I tried not to think about it.
    10. 10. Then at the age of 33 …
    11. 11. while taking shelter in the top of the 5 th inning of my daughter’s rain-delayed softball game…
    12. 12. I was struck by lightning.
    13. 13. Several days, a few burns , and one doctor visit later…
    14. 14. I noticed during a death-by-ppt meeting that my doodling was quite good!
    15. 15. I became obsessed -- drawing, painting, sculpting, creating during every free moment.
    16. 17. Friends and strangers said that I was talented. I went back to my former art teachers…
    17. 18. ...they cried.
    18. 19. They wanted to shoot themselves.
    19. 20. I quit my job and began selling my work. I made a fortune!
    20. 21. Unfortunately, my spouse left me.
    21. 22. Get over it!
    22. 23. Today my daughter and I live in a Manhattan penthouse with a maid, driver, and a Mercedes.
    23. 24. We spend summers in our Tuscany villa.
    24. 25. See. Dreams do come true!
    25. 26. But then …
    26. 27. … sometimes they’re just dreams.
    27. 28. Bob, go back to bed.
    28. 29. The End
    29. 30. Sources for pics and music <ul><li>Thanks http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/browse-author.php?a=1 Peter Kratochvil for his pic. </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks http://media.photobucket.com/image/nuns/shevegas920/flower.jpg?o=23 </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to Anheuser Busch for this pic: anheuser busch beer.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to http://i475.photobucket.com/albums/rr119/jasonwade91/lightening3.png </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to http://s599.photobucket.com/albums/tt76/jessijbresnan/ </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to http://www.clubipini.com/villa-toscana-tuscany-imagine-picture-swimmingpool.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Newhart photo from YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McVWkGWMHKI </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Music by www.pacdv.com/sounds/&quot; </li></ul>

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