What do you do in your spare time?

Ok, when your off the clock, which for most of us is hardly never, what do you enjoy doing? hobbies?
Personally I have a young family, so much of my time is spent with them. When I do my own thing, I really enjoy fishing, and this year have taken up flyfishing which so far I really enjoy. What do you guys do to keep busy when not in window cleaning/marketing mode?

Snowboard, Read, and Family time. I just had a daughter 6 months ago so thats where the majority of my time is spent. I live on a ski mountain so its not to hard to run out and get a couple of quick turns in as well.

I write music. All instrumental. I just started a new music project last week. It’s going to be a CD of music written in the style of Kitaro, Vangellis, Philip Glass, Enya and Tangerine Dream. (in other words, mostly new age/ambient)

I also like to write short works of fiction but lately haven’t been able to finish any stories. Too many distractions.

The rest of the time I like to spend with family playing games and watching movies. I also go to the gym around 3 times a week.

I think its very important for everyone to get away from work mentally. I ride my quad, snowboard, work out a lot and have a few drinks with close friends. I’m young so I have no kids or girlfriend to tie me down. Free is good.

Volleyball, and a a night out with the lady or close friends for a few drinks. I totally agree that you have to get away at some point.

Family, see live music (jam, funk, soul, jazz, non-derivative), read (historical, political, biographical, non-fiction), watch film (Coen Bros, Altman, Kaufman, Nolan), bicycle (pavement, dirt.)

Chris>> congrats on your baby girl, my little man is 8 months old, and a handful! plus I have a 5 yr old stepdaughter.

its nice to see what everyone is into, I agree, you go nuts if you do not take time away from work.

I play golf now and then, or even just swing a club in the back garden…
Go running, or cycling maybe twice a week.

As sad as it is though business takes up a lot of time.
If i am not working i will be thinking of my business…it’s like an obsession.

I would say 80% of my waking hours are spent thinking of the business, or just business in general.

I never see it as a problem though, its something i cannot help.

Given up ‘Squash’ since my knees went North & south - but I play tennis now & then before it gets hot. The problem is getting out of the squash style, hence not many partners as they tend to hide behind the net or leave with a black eye.

I enjoy my holidays - it used to be 4 times a year, with the recession, it may be a while…

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up…

With 4 young kids, who has time for hobbies… But I do have a woodworking shop in my basement that i enjoy on a rare occassion.

What I did was think marketing all day… worry about not screwing up my business… go out and get my drunk on (stressing over the first two)

Not anymore. I have been missing out on some awesome stuff. Of course I will be a marketing tyrannaursus rex, but that is nothing compared to holding hands with my wife or going on a hike with my son.

My hobbies will have meaning from now on.

Just started playing in a men’s slow pitch softball league. I can’t believe how out of shape I am, for slow pitch softball!!

Also music, 4 wheelin (Jeep and quad), and watching the REDSKINS are my hobbies.

[COLOR=“red”]Tonight - Skins VS. Giants in the NFL season opener!! [SIZE=“4”]Hail to the Redskins![/SIZE][/COLOR]

FOOTBALL TONIGHT! I am excited about that

BK (before kids), I typically played in 4 leagues concurrently.

What position?

Last time I played was like 12 years ago (one team) when I lived in the Myrtle Beach area. Ah, the good ole days (BK’s):slight_smile:

I’m old (34 and out of shape), and a lefty. So I play first base. Strained both my quads last game. Each Monday night there is a double header. Hopefully a couple more games and I’ll be in “game shape”.

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Alright Cal! Go Orioles! Right?

before the baby, it was wake up at 430am be at the beach at 530am surf till 8 then head to work 4 days a week. Then 3 nights out of the week was boxing/muay thai training and Jiu Jitsu training. Now its the occasional surf in a blue moon and maybe sneak in a little fishing time at the harbour or at the lake by my house.

Work, Work, Work that’s all I do and between Kelley and I we have 6 kids oldest 19 and youngest 2 but If I had any spare time I would love to get back to the shooting range.

SS - yes.
Orioles - yes (since age 5.)
Cal - kinda.
Frank Robinson - yes!