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Old 01-04-2014, 09:45 PM
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Is marathoning TV shows a hobby? If yes ..that's my favorite.

Closely following that one (alone):
-I swim on a Masters team
-I run A LOT of 5& 10k road races in the summer
-Biking

With boyfriend:
-Hiking
-Boardgames
-Driving ..my favorite thing ever.

Friends:
-Drinking& baking
-Running
-Supper
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:56 PM
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Let's see.
-Dogs and everything to do with them
-Horseback riding
-Gaming
-Reading
-Writing
-Drawing
-Photography
-Attempting to play the guitar
-Collecting Breyer model horses
-Collecting pokemon cards
-Making jewelry

Things I'm interested in and reading/watching everything about them is a hobby:
-Dogs, of course
-Classic Hollywood
-Horses
-The Tudor dynasty

And I love hiking, but only when my dogs are with me.

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Old 01-04-2014, 10:15 PM
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I bought DH a RC helicopter for Christmas and apparently created a monster. Since Christmas he has been flying his helicopter, researching RC helicopters, planning his next one, etc.

I have gotten very involved in the model horse hobby, have started live showing and have managed to show some of my horses to the model horse equivalent of titles.



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Old 01-04-2014, 10:34 PM
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Other than dogs, horses are pretty much my only other hobby LOL. My parents both grew up with horses, so I did too. I did hunters and showed Welsh Ponies as a kid, now we have cutting bred Quarter Horses. I LOVE working cows but there is very little in that way in this area, so for now we trail ride and school reining.

I would actually like to downsize in the horse area though, my mom and I are both getting a little burnt out. I would love to get down to 1-2 and enjoy them more!

I quite enjoy photography too, although I don't think I would enjoy it as much if I didn't have such lovely animal subjects

I'm hoping to try some new things this coming year, though! One thing I REALLY want to try is stand up paddleboarding! There are so many beautiful lakes in Ontario, it seems like such a nice way to explore them.
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Old 01-04-2014, 10:40 PM
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I am so jealous of those of you who have horses! Having horses one day is one of my biggest dreams. I used to help out on a cattle ranch. I earned my place helping out directly with the horses but I started out by mucking 8 hours a day, and that was wonderful just because I got to be near them!
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:30 PM
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Bump, any new hobbies?
Drawing!
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Old 01-05-2014, 12:00 AM
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Ooh, I just remembered one I'm surprised I forgot.
Well, I'm a Sims 2 addict, and I love making custom content for sims (clothes, tattoos, skintones, wallpaper, etc.) I can't mesh (make 3-D models of objects) yet, so mostly I just retexture things.
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Old 01-05-2014, 03:48 AM
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I've really gotten into crocheting
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Old 01-05-2014, 04:33 AM
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Urgh I wish I had the patience/stamina/attention span for hobbies.

I struggle to watch a whole film to conclusion a lot of the time, so sitting concentrating on an activity doesn't really gel with me.

I enjoy walking, and want to ramp it up a bit in 2014, and my plan is to start hill walking again... My only issue is I'm wary of going alone as I don't want to die, but I've yet to find a reliable walking companion who's willing to go when I want to go! My goal is to at least have walked the hill by me, plus snowdon, plus one in the lakes by the end of the year. Ideally I'd like to have done the 3 main peaks by the end of the year.... But we will see.

I start reading books and never ever finish them... I have about 7 half read ones dotted about. Just, no... Oh, I have started a small collection of vintage dog books...

I can be crafty/creative... But again, I get so bored... I've painted, and I do an ok job, but I don't find it relaxing, I find it frustrating!!

I like antiques fairs and shops. That's something I do with the boyfriend, and we will go into them when we see them we rarely buy stuff though! But we love walking round looking for art and furniture. And dog books, see above!

I like to cook when I get a day free I like to find a recipe and cook something.. Always savoury, rarely sweet, I'm not a baker and prefer savoury food!!! I like nice ingredients and cooking from scratch. I'm not a great cook, but I cook food I like, and I'm pleased when other people like it too.

Dogs. Duh. But even then I'm not obsessive, don't train every day, don't compete (aside from the odd show for Fred, but that's taken a back seat). Started agility lessons, and I'd love to make that more of a hobby, fingers crossed. They are my obsession though, as all my friends would tell you....

Errrr... Honestly, I work 5 days a week, I leave the house at 7.30am and get in at 6pm, and frankly i often don't want to do much of anything except chill out and mooch with my doglets
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