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What Are your Hobbies?

Discussion in 'Travel Forum' started by Arbo, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Arbo

    Arbo Active Member

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    Most of us have a hobby that we indulge in. Anyone care to share?

    As for myself, in the warm months I garden. In the cold months I work with wood. I collect stamps, Swedish 18th century copper coins, bayonets and WW1 medals.
     
  2. Gwen

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    I enjoy gardening, too! I grow flowers, tho. There's not enough sun here for veggies. I also enjoy genealogy (just got into the DAR!), and collecting teapots and teacups.
     
  3. Gina B

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    Hobbies change according to location and physical limitation but my constant since childhood has been writing. I do it for pay but prefer writing just for fun. Time restraints and life make that rare but it's still my "thing." Photography is another joy. I don't do it for pay anymore but do grab the chance to do it just for fun when the opportunity presents itself. I'm one of those crazy people willing to look like a fool to get a shot. Love shooting the moon, birds, and random things like cool doors and windows.

    But writing was, is, and will continue to be my first love. A picture shows a scene, but words bring images and emotions to life in ways unique to every reader. Poetry and flash fiction are my favorites to write.
     
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    The picture above is one of my primary hobbies...

    I am fabricating almost everything for this build.
     
  5. Gina B

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    glfredrick, you definitely caught me by surprise on this one! Sounds like you have some vastly different interests, which is pretty cool.
     
  6. glfredrick

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    I am a Renaissance man... I can go from scholar to farmer to welder in 30 seconds, or all at once, if required. Best thing is that my wife and kiddos also participate. She is the Exec secretary to the Dean of the Billy Graham School at Southern Seminary, but they call her McGiver because she carries tools in her desk drawer and can fix stuff.

    Here are some of my other hobbies:

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  7. Gina B

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    I'm envious of that library. I can throw a dart, but all that means is that people better duck. LOL The third I recognize as I see it regularly in the teacher's lounge...the back of the security cameras/hookup stuff. The fourth pic I didn't recognize at first but now will be sure to say "hola!" to her if we chance to meet!
     
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    Most of you guys know my hobby - horses. I don't own any but I have a dear friend who has 2 and I've been riding her horses for 26 years! I also am her "right hand woman" with the care of them since she's also helping her daughter as she goes through a divorce. Like Friday, her daughter will be in court all day and so she'll be watching her 3 year old grandson and it's just too hard to do all of the barn chores with him running around. So I'll take care of everything for her. She knows if she can't get down there, most days I can. :) I love doing it so it's a non-issue for her to ask me.
     
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    Give me something to build, tear down, repair, paint, fix up, etc., and I'm in my hobby zone. Otherwise, I like to read, antagonize on the Baptist Board, ride mountain bikes, go for walks with my wife, and play with my son.
     
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    I've got a long list of hobbies:

    reading (especially about the Great Depression and WWII)
    writing
    sewing/quilting/crochet
    cooking
    canning
    studying anything historical, like recipe books, diaries, clothing patterns

    Lovely wife, glfredrick!
     
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    My family & I take care-take animals.....mostly horses (off the track) & English bulldogs (we have two that are blind & one with allegery problems but sighted)
     
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    I enjoy firearms. I also organize and participate in local liberty and civil rights activism. I also organize and paticipate in a police/government accountability organization.
     
  13. InTheLight

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    Reading
    Baseball (coach and spectator)
    Fishing
    Bible Study
    Video Editing
     
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    Mine are quite varied, ranging from Bible study, amateur radio and cycling to computers and cooking.

    :)
     
  15. Melanie

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    My hobbies are .....fancywork,knitting,bookbinding,gardening,reading, fiddling about on the computer, keeping the cat in the style she has come to expect,music.:thumbs: British Naval History and sea battles......Roman Britain, general history and more recently New Zealand history from the Maori perspective. Apologetics and all aspects of my Faith.
     
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    Quiet walks with my wife
    Watching CSI and Burn Notice with my wife
    Any and all martial arts, but doing kung fu forms especially
    Baseball cards
    Novels: SF, adventure, spy, detective
     
  17. MichaelBuckingham

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    Gym
    Boxing
    Movies
    Writing sermons
    Bible Study
     
  18. Carolina Baptist

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    My biggest hobby: Wishing I had time and money for a hobby I enjoy.
     
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    Reading, enjoying Pride & Prejudice ('95).
     
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