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I do some coding in my spare time (arduino stuff, a bit of this and that) and I used to spend a lot of my spare time riding my motorcycle, but since getting knocked off about 5 years ago I haven't really gt around to replacing the 'bike. These days I spend most of my spare time volunteering at my local amateur theatre on the lighting crew. Nine shows a year, each lasting two weeks per month, keeps us pretty busy.
Unfortunately I chose a hobby of Continuous Improvement.
The benefit to my primary job has been great...
And luckily I have photos of my family... I am confident I would recognize most of them in a lineup.
Archaeology (a former career and passion), with which I'm happy to just supplement my pay but otherwise it pays too little, has no job security, typically offers no health insurance, and you end up living out of hotels a lot despite having a perfectly fine home of your own that you pay for.
Also, as evidenced by my full second refrigerator, there is my passion for beer hunting and drinking, especially New England IPAs (yeah, I'm one of those guys and unapologetic about it because they taste so damn good)... and (duh) I would love to get paid to do that, but also because it would offset the medical bills I will incur later in life due to all the beer drinking.
Oddly, the more I do either of those hobbies the less I want to be coding.
The photography has been a lifelong hobby that I'm now trying to turn into a business. Not sure if I'd do it full time even if I could -- if I did, I'd only find that coding becomes a hobby.
The chainmaille has also been a lifelong hobby, although it's been on the back burner ever since I broke my ring cutter. I've been substituting with macrame a bit, and it's fun too. It should get interesting when I make a new ring cutter this summer as I'm sure I'll end up merging the two.
Creative writing recently added itself to my list of hobbies. I've always wanted to give it a try, but now the characters keep wanting more bits of their story told. I'm a bit concerned this hobby will take over my life.
Lastly, if you have an old house, you already know that maintaining it is a hobby
Yet - for as extreme as Faux news is, the Fox Network bring us things like The Simpsons and Family Guy, amongst other stuff that is certainly unloved by many a conservative!
As for Fox, owned by Disney? 21st Century Fox - Wikipedia[^] - apparently said acquisition was/is of interest to Disney. The plan, however, includes spinning of and divesting of Fox New, Sports, and a few others.
You're a few months late on this one. I started seeing that joke a while ago....
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt