Ten million bucks
What would you do if you had ten million bucks? I mean after you tidy up things at home and get that new car. I know librarians are an altruistic bunch (why else would we work for next to nothing). What would you do to make the world a better place with those 10 million bucks?
I would spend a few thousand on collection development at a library in Mexico that I like, I would also spend a million or so on a program I am involved with MVI . I would want to spend some on making living conditions better in the countries where the need is the most, and where the money will actually be used for the benefit of the people and not to enrich some despot - Rawanda and Kenya perhaps.
I would set myself up so I could practice nursing in places where it is really needed, and I would work in a little librarianship too. I would give a million or so to the local animal shelter where I got Baxter Katz, all things considered I like animals more than most people. Whatever is left goes to the Pope; he probably knows better how to spend it than I do.
What would you do if you had ten bucks? I would give it to the local humane society; in fact I think I will.
Think globally, act suspiciously.