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So what hobbies/passions have you given up?

Old 01-18-08, 08:19 PM
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How so? There are post offices everywhere!
Even on Pitcairn?
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Old 01-18-08, 08:39 PM
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I am USPS retired. One day I was emptying the mailbox at the court house. My neighbor, a county comissioner came by and as we were saying hi a big bang coming from the direction of the post office. He says what the heck was that, and I said weapons training at the P O. Back when all the shootings were happening it seemed like we were like the mafia, we only shot our own.
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Old 01-18-08, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil View Post
I HATE quick little accidents that negatively impact the rest of one's live!!!

Slipping on the ice, tripping over something, the person driving behind you not paying attention and rear-ending your car, burning your face off when lighting a birthday cake with a flamethrower, and the such.

I always hate to hear those stories. But I certainly respect those who deal with it and come back as strong or stronger.
... and on a cell phone........ every time I see one of those in my rear-view mirror, I think "Do you realize your whole day/week/month will be ruined if you rear-end my car -- and it will be YOUR FAULT**********"
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Old 01-20-08, 09:17 AM
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Running - the knees would not take the pounding any longer
Sailing - we moved ashore, sold the boat and bought a house
Motorcycle - now I ride my bicycle everywhere and the motor just sits
Tennis - was playing 7 days a week but now have to split my time playing and riding. If I only ride 100 mi/week then I can still play tennis 3 or 4 days a week. Choices!

Cycling could turn into an item on this list if I don't keep doing interesting things with the bike. if I were working then just spending an hour on the bike would be time well spent. Now I try to make the hour on the bike fit into an overall program. For me it has been long distance touring.
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