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Sun Jan 7, 2024, 02:27 PM Jan 2024

Pastimes, waste-times? [View all]

Last edited Sun Jan 7, 2024, 05:49 PM - Edit history (3)

My #1 has been the internet discussion board. In my retirement years I thought I was very *active* almost all the time, but in a late moment of insight I figured out that all this activity consisted of my sitting while boarding it and emailing - FOOLED me! At the same time I've pooh-poohed all the socialization activity my elder sister participates in at her independent living place - all the dining room meals, "book club," holiday events, church services, all the things she has always done that I've always mocked as "busy work." As a secular humanist, am automatically out regarding holidays and religious events.

***ON EDIT: Not to be interpreted as a/my presumption in judging the self-defined activities of others.

6 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Sports-watching (on the couch or attending)
0 (0%)
Internet discussion boarding (ahem)
3 (50%)
Movies, music, art
0 (0%)
Entertainment in general (non-existential)
3 (50%)
Religious activities
0 (0%)
How do people spend so much time at gym, walking the dog?
0 (0%)
Something else?
0 (0%)
Whups, (conveniently?) forgot "happy" hour. How con-VEE-nient!
0 (0%)
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