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Old 12-29-2011, 07:09 PM   #21
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:22 PM   #22
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My latest hobby (if you can call it that ) is ordering stuff from Amazon and the tracking the delivery online. When I get something that I see travels across the country, I go "cool".

In 2012, I plan on exercising again (nothing big, just a stationary bike and resistance machine at home). But as 2012 approaches, my mind is already getting lazy. I have to tell myself, it's getting started again that is the most difficult part.
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:28 PM   #23
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:31 PM   #24
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:09 PM   #25
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Haven't seen anything here that appeals to me. I would have liked target shooting but I have hand tremors so no telling who or what I would hit. Like many of you I spend a lot of time on financial sites and reading. I want to learn how to play blues harmonica but there is no one in my area that teaches it. I don't know if you'd call it a hobby but I am going to take meditation instruction when the next class starts. Guess I'll have to stick with what I'm doing for now.

We started doing a jigsaw puzzle but with 6 cats in the house we bought a puzzle table that closes up so the cats can't get at it which means it's not just laying there for me to do it for a little while when the spirit moves me.
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:05 PM   #26
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I want to learn how to play blues harmonica but there is no one in my area that teaches it.
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:24 PM   #27
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My hobbies are darn near more like daily routines except golf which I plan to do a lot more this spring. Walking, weightlifting, internet surfing, reading the newspaper each morning with coffee ( life doesnt begin until this is done), season win total sports betting in football, baseball, and hockey ( makes the games more exciting to watch all year)
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:30 PM   #28
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Homebrewing, hiking, camping, cooking. More recently starting to pick up target shooting and will be doing a hunter education class next month. Planning on getting back into freshwater/fly fishing in the spring and trying hunting in the Fall.
OMG, he's gone native! Wow - really embracing that Colorado lifestyle. Congrats! (seriously)

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Old 12-29-2011, 10:48 PM   #29
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  • Birding, hiking, butterflying, cycling.
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  • Nature photography and advanced photo editing techniques
  • Graphic design
  • Learning Spanish (advanced)
  • Reading about geology, history, natural sciences
  • Writing nature pieces for a neighborhood blog
  • My fancy native plant butterfly garden
  • Exploring local culture
  • Staying in shape (trying to anyway)
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  • Surfing the web - does that count?

This year I added a couple of neighborhood things - led several butterfly walks and am coaching the local Spanish class.

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Old 12-29-2011, 10:56 PM   #30
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Let's see; It depends on the time of year but here goes;
1. snow ski (actually, I am a volunteer ski patrol bum)
2. fishing, fishing and fishing!
3. Duck hunting
4. Upland bird hunting
5. Growing my own food
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7. Adventure sport motorcycling
8. Play my guitars
9. Playing in the dirt with my TLB (tractor/loader/backhoe)
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Old 12-29-2011, 11:12 PM   #31
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I started to list some activities, but then realized that those were the same things I always did when working full-time, only that now I have more time to waste invest doing the same. These are just the usual leisure activities people do.

The only major new thing is that I can now do long cross-country RV trips. I never thought of owning an RV until recently.
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Old 12-29-2011, 11:57 PM   #32
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1. Getting reacquainted with the Martin D-28 I bought in 1975.
2. Got a yellow lab puppy which turned into a nearly full-time endeavor.
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Old 12-30-2011, 05:41 AM   #33
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Any activities at Brighton Beach? or are you more of a Prospect Park type?
Being cheap frugal, it's a VFW in Sunset Park with Latina women mostly and Coney Island beach during the summer. When I hit upstate to my hunting cabin, it's usual road kills
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Old 12-30-2011, 05:45 AM   #34
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Ever catch them?
And after I catch them, I release them as fast as I can. Then I have to start running away from them when marriage becomes the conversation. I've been working too hard after 2 divorces to get marry again even some says third time is charm. It's all fun in the chase until I catch them.
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:27 AM   #35
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:08 AM   #36
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Biking, reading and travel are primary. Photography, computers are interests. Snowboarding/skiing, inline skating and scuba are sometime activities that I no longer get to often. Windsurfing was a 20 year passion that I dropped a few years ago.
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:20 AM   #37
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Old 12-30-2011, 08:35 AM   #38
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The daily newspaper and coffee....the start of EVERY day...

I've rekindled my joy of gardening and enjoy watching things grow and I spend way too much time on the internet....
but as a collector of old US currency, much of my internet time is focused there

I do enjoy the $5 movies at AMC when the weather is bad ~ and with their "stubs" card (rewards card) I get
free food and upgrades on the snacks that I buy....
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Old 12-30-2011, 10:15 AM   #39
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Thanks Jim, this looks like just what I want.
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:19 PM   #40
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1. Enjoying my kids/watching them grow.
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4. Listening to early 70's Allman Brothers (w/Duane), Grateful Dead.
5. Craft Beer, visiting breweries
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