|Photography...Odgen Canyon, UT|
|Fall Crush Wine Tasting Event, Carlton, Oregon...a very cool hobby!|
|Golf...my husband's favorite!|
So what will you do when you retire? Let me tell you the day can get scary boring and the winter nights are very, very long. If you sit down to rest for all the day you have actually chosen to make "resting" your hobby. If that was your A choice go to B in a hurry.
I have tried to define for my own satisfaction the meaning of the word hobby...I had always thought it was something we did for fun or recreation but retirement has made me take a hard look at that definition. It just seemed that it should be more serious or something. Then I realized... I am having too much fun...I cannot think of this as a job! I have decided that a hobby is just that...a hobby and should remain a pleasure day after day...even if I don't have a day job to escape from.
|Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge...travel, my favorite hobby!|
- paper making
- rocking aids babies
- wine making
The World Largest List of Hobbies honors those everyday or quirky things that people may do...visiting with neighbors, playing poker, yoyoing, throwing boomerangs, watching movies, reading, cloud watching and even dumpster diving. I laughed as I went through the list. However, if it floats your boat and makes you happy, who am I to say no to it. It is your hobby. Have some fun.
My husband and I have several things we do together...golf, travel, photography, wine tasting, crossword puzzles...just to name a few. You are reading my favorite personal hobby...blogging is something I do that keeps my brain alive. The paths I travel down to find the information I want are fascinating. I am also a multimedia artist but for now I am giving it up. If I don't love it I find something else that is equally as satisfying. Who knows, I may be a dumpster diving boomerang thrower at heart and just don't know it yet!
Have a wonderful day!
Hub: When Retirement is a good thing!
Wine tasking as a hobby, now that sounds great. I know of a couple of people who have taken up the winery business after study and time as a hobby. Now this seems like the right approach to me. The trick is to do something that you love doing. Yes, if you have not done it before, give it a try. You never know, the next one could be just the ticket.ReplyDelete
Don is absolutely right...the next thing may be your cup of tea...as for wine tasting, that is one very cool hobby and lots of fun!ReplyDelete
I love the list of hobbies - some were definitely off my radar! Finding worthwhile endeavors to engage our time once retired is a very important piece of maintaining our sanity and enjoyment. Without something to pursue each day, something that you really love, the minutes will slowly roll into hours and the retired life that was meant to be enjoyed becomes tedious. I will work through the hobby list and who knows what will catch my eye! ThanksReplyDelete