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Mariah's avatar

Have you started a new hobby lately?

Asked by Mariah (25301points) July 4th, 2011

If so, what?
My latest hobby is bird watching!

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Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

Isn’t bird-watching wonderful? Do you own a good bird book?

I recently started learning how to cook and found out that I really enjoy it. Who knew that this would come about at this old age? Certainly not me. The measurement of success is when the SO likes it and doesn’t get sick.

TexasDude's avatar

It’s technically not a “new” hobby, but I have recently rediscovered oil painting after a hiatus of a few years.

Oh, and fitness is a new hobby of mine.

Coloma's avatar

@Mariah

Bird watching is an old hobby of mine. PM me if you have any questions, maybe I can give you some tips. :-)

No, not any new hobbies, just variations of the old.

Writing, poetry, gardening, birding, sculpting, interior design, waterfowl rescue.
If only I could retire I’d be on fire with my interests! lol

KateTheGreat's avatar

Extreme couponing. It’s the best and I’m saving tons of money.

Coloma's avatar

@KatetheGreat

I thoguht you said ” extreme COUPLING!” Well..thats a hobby I havn’t explored. lol

SABOTEUR's avatar

Well, I started using electronic cigarettes a few years ago. Once I decided on a purchase I thought that would be it. Keeping up with the newest technology, attending gatherings of people who use the devices, posting online, reading and watching videos reviews and online webcasts, and sampling the numerous flavors of e-juice has actually turned my escape from cigarettes into an ongoing pursuit.

If it ain’t a hobby it’s most certainly an obsession.

Vunessuh's avatar

Gardening. I didn’t think I would enjoy it as much as I do.

ucme's avatar

Yes I have, it’s called hide the pan. A rewarding little pastime because it stops the wife from cremating…..cooking dinner. Who’s for take-away?

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

I have a still in my kitchen and I boil the hell out of plants. :)
I am also a birdwatcher

Seelix's avatar

I’d say fitness, if that counts as a hobby. I got a stationary bike about 6 weeks ago, and so far I’ve biked from my apartment to Albany, NY ;)

Michael_Huntington's avatar

I’m planning to build a huge mosque in my minecraft server, so I’m definitely studying architecture, primarily Islamic architecture.

TexasDude's avatar

@Michael_Huntington I built a huge gothic cathedral and then blew part of it up after a while and took down all the interior lights so it would become infested with monsters. Instant haunted church. It was pretty rad.

downtide's avatar

I used to enjoy bird watching when I was younger, unfortunately my eyesight has deteriorated too much to be able to do it any more. I can still see well enough to paint though; I took up watercolour painting in a big way, about four or five months ago.

Michael_Huntington's avatar

@Fiddle_Playing_Creole_Bastard Yeah, I remember blowing up some parts of the cathedral as well.

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