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Apr 20, 2009 6:51 pmWhat Do You Do For FUN?#

Eileen Brown
Hey Folks.

We have our business/shops/services that keep us very busy.
But we also have a life beyond the keyboard/online/work.

Some things I do that are NOT work related:

Reading - Something I enjoy each day is reading, uh
everything and anything. Yes, much of this is for work but
I also read fiction, sci-fi, archeology, history studies,
and ferret out books about the white house china and first ladies.

Handicarafts - Sewing, cross stitch, embroidery, beading,
jewelry making, toll painting, painting. If it's a
handicraft I've given it a swing! But the ones listed I
still do as much as possible.

Gardening - this is work to a lot of folks and although it
IS work, I love it when I can get out there and do the
planting/spring maintenance myself. Although I have a
couple of weekly helpers, it is so refreshing to just "be
out there!"

Almost everything I do has music in the background too.
Music is inspirational!

That's three main activities off the top of my head, I
enjoy evening walks when I can take the time and someone is
here to sit with Russ so I can journey around our
neighborhood.

What is it that you do for fun, outside of all you do as a
business person?

Eileen

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Apr 21, 2009 2:30 amre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

Mitchell Allen
I love to play chess. Lucky for me, three of my sons enjoy the game, so we play every day.

I love to read, too! I keep two books going: one fiction and one non-fiction. Right now, I'm slogging through a rather tame novel by Elizabeth George (In the Presence of the Enemy).
That's probably because I'm thoroughly enjoying The Art of Intrusion, by Kevin D. Mitnick and William L. Simon.

Finally, I love inventing games. Most of them are mental exercises for contests, but some are for my current software project (oops! That's work!)

I participate in the Board Game Designers Forum's monthly Game Design Showdown. That is a fun place for me to hang out on the web.

I don't even Twitter much anymore, though that's fun, too!

Cheers,

Mitch

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Apr 21, 2009 2:54 amre: re: What Do You Do For FUN?#

Reg Charie
I shoot people. And things.

I am addicted to FPS. First Person Shooters, Call Of Duty, Doom, Halo, etc.

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May 04, 2009 11:35 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

Bill Austin
For fun my wife and I go dancing at http://www.handlebarj.com/ and go swimming with the grand kids when the weather permits.


Bill Austin
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May 08, 2009 6:10 amre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

RVIyengar

Reading
Listening to music
Playing video games
Watching channels like National Geograpic

-- in that order.

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Jun 13, 2009 2:11 pmrun for fun/What Do You Do For FUN?#

Paul Finkelstein

would you believe me if i said r u n?
lol

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Jun 16, 2009 5:04 amre: run for fun/What Do You Do For FUN?#

Bobbi Jo Woods
  • Cocktails with the girlfriends
  • Being a computer nerd
  • Enjoying animals from afar (am allergic to cats, landlord's roommate has a cute dog but she's hyper and jumps on me)
  • Trash-tastic reality TV
  • Cooking good food - less out of necessity and more out of love for wonderful things on my tongue!
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    Jun 16, 2009 5:36 amre: re: run for fun/What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Lindy Asimus
    Coffee out
    Coffee in
    Online stuff (work is play... or is that the other way around?)
    Music
    Cooking at times
    My garden.

    Old movies.


    Did I mention online stuff...?


    Lindy

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    Jun 16, 2009 5:55 amre: re: re: run for fun/What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Bobbi Jo Woods
    Lindy...LOL!

    Coffee OUT as fun? Maybe, but only if you have a crossword puzzle in the toidy!

    Buwahahahahahah

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    Jun 16, 2009 5:59 amre: re: re: re: run for fun/What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Lindy Asimus
    Coffee out is much fun.

    Of course you need good cafes with great coffee.

    Good company helps.



    Lindy

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    Jun 16, 2009 6:06 amre: re: re: re: re: run for fun/What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Bobbi Jo Woods
    OK then, I'm the silly one. I thought you meant COFFEE OUT as in "leaving the body"

    Here, you meant it as in, out at a cafe, enjoying coffee.

    D'OH!

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    Jun 20, 2009 11:06 pmWhat Do You Do For FUN?#

    Bobbi Jo Woods
    This post reminds me of one we did about fun games we like to play.
    http://www.ryze.com/posttopic.php?topicid=1019976&confid=3273

    PS - I'm also addicted to THIS darn game!

    Cake Mania
    http://www.reflexive.com/CakeMania.html

    -Bobbi Jo

    B. Woods Design - Professional Managed Websites
    (651) 774-0811
    Web: http://www.bwoodsdesign.com

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    Jun 23, 2009 5:50 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Charlie Brown

    ...Enjoy

    ...BBQ's
    ...Internet
    ...Networking
    ...Yachting/Boating
    ...Music & Music DVD's
    ...Reading Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
    ...Creating Documents & Solutions

    ...To name a few...

    ...Your friend & network member CB.

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    Jun 24, 2009 12:24 pmLAUGH of course/What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Paul Finkelstein

    start your business day here below at the following link for FUN:
    :)
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    2 posts minimum per month per member=LOL
    warm regards,
    Paul
    co-moderator
    ps do NOT reply to this email, but rather join the above network and post a joke! lol :)
    HAPPY, LAUGHING business networking!!

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    Aug 01, 2009 5:13 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    James P Reardon Sr.
    My Home and Social Life?

    - I enjoy spending time with my wife, whether it be a night out together, which don't happen to often with 4 kids... But we sometimes get to go to the Mountaineer Race Track an Gaming resort. Unless we need a relaxing night out at bingo, which we really haven't done in a while.


    My Internet Life Entertainment?

    - Due to a lack of time usually, I have to find a game that isn't really time consuming. So I play war of nations online : not a bad little game for people with limited time.

    - I also host an ESPN Fantasy Football League through my website. Our Eagle the Motivator won last year, It's been a real pleasure having him as well. We are playing for a little money this year.

    We still need more members so if you would be interested please contact me here on ryze.


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    Aug 17, 2009 6:59 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Mark Fuller
    I listen to the following recording artists: Styx, Michael Jackson, Prince, Zepplin, Queen, Foriegner, Garth Brooks, Mariah Carey, Metallica etc. I also watch some reality shows. Of course, I listen to sports talk radio.

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    Aug 18, 2009 8:25 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    T.E.A.M. Mom!
    What is it that you do for fun, outside of all you do as a
    business person?

    Well let's see, I like to write (poetry), draw (abstract mostly), paint (watercolor and acrylic) and do crafts (mostly holiday ones now). I haven't done either in such a long time, I really should try to squeeze time into my stupid schedule, make me feel better.

    I also like to read, mostly historical, ancient archeology, biblical stuff and anything Agatha Christie and Jane Austin! Since I spend so much time online b/ researching and working, I tend to read alot of stuff this way, but am finding it very tedious. I love when I can come across a favorite on video or on TV, brings the story and characters to life.

    And, I love just being outside, whenever and where ever I can and is!!! Growing up in the city area, we really longed for the solitude and serenity away from all the constant noise, there were times it was so noisy growing up we could never sleep. I love going to my parents house a few minutes down the road so I can sit on their deck out front or just swing on my grams swing in the back.

    Being that I am a renter for the past 11 yrs, I need to have this escape from time to time when my neighbors get rambuncous (which seems to be a 24/7 thing for 9 yrs). I can also take a quick walk across the street, climb the sand dunes and wa la beach and water! One direction is NYC, the other is the ocean, now that is what I call fun :) That is the only reason I won't move and put up with all I do, I just love the water, I look at every day from my top bedroom window and at night when it is real still I can hear the waves crashing.

    My all time favorite fun activity since moving down here is going to Holmdel Park, where I can browse about their gardens, walk around a huge pond, take a mini hike on the trails, visit the working farm or the old homestead (where they are in 18th century clothing). The best time to go here is when the weather gets cool, fall is magnificant, hayrides, pumpkin picking, harvesting (even have an old fashioned halloween party) and the Holidays.

    Thanksgiving time they do a feast, share instructional tid bits from the time period, show you how to prepare foods, etc and leading up to Christmas they have all sorts of fun things for families/kids to do, an old fashioned St Nick Party (kids make their own ornaments), see Santa, get a small gift! If it snows, they will even pull out the old horse sled, man oh man, I love that ride. They also light a big huge fire pit inside their visitor center that you can sit around and watch, get warm.

    Well this is some of what I do for fun. Kind of boring I know, considering how crazy I can come across :D Enjoy your day, Patricia

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    Aug 18, 2009 10:17 pmre: re: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Kurt Schweitzer

    Kurt Schweitzer
    Urban Village Scooters

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    Oct 12, 2009 7:44 pmWhat Do You Do For FUN?#

    Paul Finkelstein
    Time with wife too.
    :)


    Walks on beach.

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    Jun 27, 2010 4:49 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Paul Finkelstein



    Got to bring back the fun...
    always...
    :)









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    Jun 27, 2010 5:03 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Donald Smith
    For fun I enjoy Coaching Men's FlagFootball(American-style,of course!),Cultivating Roses,Bowling, and playing the Organ.
    http://www.WabashStreetEmporium.Cieaura.com

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    Jun 28, 2010 3:25 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    Emily Moore
    Fun, for me it is a relative term. I am a busy mom and a navy wife so fun has two meanings...

    1) Fun is time with my daughter, especially precious moments when I see her learn something new or her compassionate nature comes out.
    2) Time by myself... which is almost none existant. :)

    I am a spiritual person, so one thing I would call fun is my time with God, reading the word or going on a walk or hike and enjoying the magnificence around me.

    I also love to read. I always seem to have several books going at once. Right now I am in the middle of four! LOL. its an obsession I have had since I was young.

    Lastly, I think a candle lit bubble bath is my favorite. Or swimming or a hot shower without a little person banging on the door or playing with the shower curtain. Anything in the water away from others calms my anxieties and help me to focus on me for a little while. Some of my best inspiration and solutions have come from this time.

    I guess I should tuck pedicures and window shopping into the fun list too.

    Emily M.
    Director, Internet CEO Moms
    http://www.internetCEOmoms.com/vb13rules
    blog- http://healthy-wealthy-highfives.blogspot.com
    San Diego, CA

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    Mar 06, 2011 3:59 pmre: What Do You Do For FUN?#

    marie
    Hello Eileen,

    What I do for fun:

    Reading

    Walking

    Knitting

    Scrabble

    Chess

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