In the Spirit of Homer Simpson and his lifelong dreams, I give you Matt Rose's lifelong dreams. Some I've done, some I have not. Enjoy!
Things I have done
Saw the animation department for "The Simpsons" - July 1998
Watch Nebraska win the national title in person - 1996 Fiesta Bowl, Nebraska 62, Florida 24
Win money in Las Vegas - OK, only about 100 bucks but it works.
Went to a baseball game at Wrigley Field and got to see the St. Louis Cardinals at the same time. - Twice! 1992 and 1993
Played an actual PGA Tour golf course - TPC of Scottsdale, home of the Phoenix Open, in April 1998.
Met and hosted my soulmate, Ms. Tammy Hocking of Melbourne, Australia. July 1998
Went and saw Rush in concert - June 1992
Made a hole-in-one in golf - Also done this twice.
Those that haven't happened yet
To meet the cast of "The Simpsons" and watch them record an episode.
To be a contestant on "The Price is Right" and win the Showcase Showdown
To be the drummer in a successful rock outfit and play on albums.
To visit Melbourne, Australia and be reunited with my soulmate.
To attend The Masters in person
To play Pebble Beach and Augusta National
To make a double-eagle in golf (2 strokes on a par-five)
To meet South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and do my Cartman impression for them.
To witness the Spice Girls admit their talentless schmucks and split up. (also, Puff Daddy)
To hypnotize Eddie Van Halen and make him rehire David Lee Roth as lead singer.
To design and build a real golf course.
To lower my golf handicap to zero and shoot a score under 70.
To play in the U.S. Amateur or U.S. Open
To destroy every drum machine in existence
To be able to drive in Illinois without fearing for my life
To go to a World Series game that involves the St. Louis Cardinals.
To actually get good service from America Online
To have a Simpsons fanscript I've written turned into an episode.
To create, produce, act in, and compose for my own animated TV series.
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