What other things , You know beside writing.?

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  1. erorantes profile image55
    erorantesposted 9 years ago

    I like to cook.   Baking is my favorite thing.  I like eating  the fresh bread .  I like to add fruits to my bake bread. If it is too hot. I add some ice cream. And it taste good?

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      Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      lol. You are so cute. Those are all good things.
      I write and sing music. I like to cook too... kind of.
      I'm good with numbers, but not math. I like people and their stories. I like to read. smile

      1. erorantes profile image55
        erorantesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Beth for your answer. You are kind .lol

      2. nArchuleta profile image77
        nArchuletaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        What do you do with numbers if not math? J/W!

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          Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Sorry, I missed this yesterday. I have a weird ability to memorize numbers. I see/hear them like a musical picture. It wasn't very useful until I began working at a grocery store where you have to learn at least 100 codes. I left one company and started with a new one where I had to retain 3/4 of the old codes and learn a new set. It's not much to brag about obviously... kind of like wiggling your ears, which I can't do. I can arch one eyebrow, and I really should have bragged about that. lol

          1. Solaras profile image94
            Solarasposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Interesting - Kandinsky could hear the colors of his paintings - they were a musical symphony for him.

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              Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

              Nothing so geniusy on my part... probably has to do with learning to count measures in music at a young age or something like that... I don't know. I think a lot of ppl have this ability.

              1. chasmac profile image93
                chasmacposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                Beth - I think you have synesthesia - the ability to associate some senses with others, or to put it in wikipedia's fancy terms: "a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway."
                I have it too to an extent. With me it's letters have individual colours and if I think of a word, I automatically see it in my mind's eye written out. I think that's why my spelling ability is pretty good - although I had to check that I was seeing 'synesthesia' correctly ;-)
                I bet you could find uses for it more useful than grocery codes.

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                  Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

                  Huh, that's interesting. It is some kind of association thing. I see the numbers in my head like a picture and hear them like music, but it's not hugely remarkable. IE, it's subtle, not some kind of Beautiful Mind kind of thing. lol
                  Your thing sounds interesting... I cannot imagine colors being involved with an association of letters. There are so few basic colors and 26 letters. I would be interested in understanding how it works for you. smile

                  edit, An interesting side note maybe... when I get stressed, I count. It used to drive me crazy, but it's not so bad anymore. It's like a way to distract myself, but mostly only associated with walking... counting my steps.

                  1. chasmac profile image93
                    chasmacposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    Actually most of my letters' colours aren't that pretty and some are the same. C and P are both pure white. T is a cold dark blue, A is a very light blue - almost white. B is a warm Reddish brown and a bit speckly. The first letter colours the whole word so BETH is much the same colour as B - but the TH at the end is less warm and colourful than the BE. Weird eh? I'm pleased to know that your's is just as weird - er I mean 'special' :-)

          2. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
            DzyMsLizzyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Hahaha, Beth!!

            ..I can arch one eyebrow--but not the other!  LOL
            I suck at numbers, period--in fact, I'm a bit dyslexic with numbers.  This has occasionally gotten me into trouble in my checkbook....

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              Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

              I have tried to arch the other eyebrow and can't do it either. If I hold one down, I can lift the other up. I always find it bizarre. Like one eyebrow has been working out my whole life and the other is completely atrophied.

              1. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
                DzyMsLizzyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                Exactly!  LOL

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                  Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

                  If we stand next to each other, we make one really angry woman or one really surprised one. smile

                  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
                    DzyMsLizzyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    ROFL--does this count as "having too much time on our hands?"  Hee hee hee

    2. bethperry profile image87
      bethperryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I know how to make love pretty well, and read palms and my secret recipe for spaghetti sauce is pretty darned good!

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      sheilamyersposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      When I'm not writing, I love to read. If the weather is nice, I like to walks through the woods and try to spot wildlife.

    4. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I love to sketch.  I sketch fashions and people.  I also love to read books, preferrably spiritual, new age, psychological, astrological, sociological, and historical books.   My favorite authors are Dr. Wayne W. Dyer and the late David Hawkins, Ph.D., M.D.  I love to watch History Channel programs.  I also love to cook when I am in the mood.  I love to dance and to take 2 hour baths.

    5. amiebutchko profile image73
      amiebutchkoposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I like being with my family, watching my favorite episodes of tv, and sometimes being a complete recluse!  I just love my home, where I don't have to get all socially nervous!!!!!!!!  But, occasionally, I love to go out with good friends toast to our beautiful lives; no matter how hard they can be!

    6. Sherry Hewins profile image91
      Sherry Hewinsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I like to draw, and I did page layout and graphics for print for many years.

  2. nArchuleta profile image77
    nArchuletaposted 9 years ago

    I like hockey. I'm an Avs fan. In fact, when I'm too burnt out from writing all day, I make what I personally think are Made-for-Pinterest images for my Hockeygrrls blog on Blogger. I mean, I put a cowboy hat on John Tavares -- how cute is that? I'm also addicted to Tumblr.

    I recently re-started crochet again. Ahh... chase the cat around so we can BOTH lose our Christmas weight? Oh, right, flamenco. Speaking of, I'm late for class!

  3. a beautiful mess profile image90
    a beautiful messposted 9 years ago

    I sure wish I could cook!! I love doing anything with radio... I work at 2 radio stations, and I have my own show on one. It's exciting!

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    cjaroszposted 9 years ago

    I love love love to cook. My husband always tell me my calling was in the kitchen. I also, love to take care of my kids. Yes, they do seem to drive me nuts all of the time. However, I still love to watch them grow and make them happy just the same. Also, I love my home business. It is slowly kicking off. I have a few loyal customers. It is still fun, in the way that I can make a little extra money by doing stuff that I love.

  5. ronbergeron profile image85
    ronbergeronposted 9 years ago

    I don't like to cook, but I DO like to eat. If I'm not working (which, between making changes and checking the status of my 100+ servers) I like to read. I like historical biographies (presidents, military leaders, industrial leaders, etc) as well as fiction. Stephen King is a BIG favorite.

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      Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Im watching a series now called Haven based on the SK novel The Colorado Kid. I don't like horror, but so far it's not very scary.

  6. ardhendudey profile image60
    ardhendudeyposted 9 years ago

    I like to watch Hollywood action and Si-fic movies. I am a movie freak. Whenever I have some time, I try to watch some great movies. Few movies I love to watch many times, like Jumanji, Lion Heart, King Kong, Rambo etc. Is there anyone who can suggest me some great movies?

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
      DzyMsLizzyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      One of my all-time favorite movies is sort of a cross between sci-fi/ paranormal and romance.
      I've actually watched it several times, and each time, I'm left with a "chicken-or-the-egg" type puzzled feeling.
      The movie?  "Somewhere In Time" with Christopher Reeves.  (and I THINK it was also Helen Hayes...been a while since I last watched it.)

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        Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I knew from the description what movie it was going to be. I didn't know it was a remake. I saw the one in the 80s, I don't know how many times.

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    hardy2gposted 9 years ago

    I am a real estate agent by day and i truly love what i do. One of my main hobbies outside of writing is playing chess. I love the game very much so. It is mentally stimulating and a lot can be learnt strategically within the game that can be applied to life in general

  8. slackermom profile image69
    slackermomposted 9 years ago

    I also love to cook..Although I don't like having to clean up the mess afterward. I like reading and drawing too. But i think what I do is more like doodling than drawing but who cares??? lol

  9. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 9 years ago

    I love collecting vintage items, photography nature,and research medical articles.

  10. Solaras profile image94
    Solarasposted 9 years ago

    I like to cook and eat! Love Downton Abbey and of course Border Collies

  11. WiccanSage profile image92
    WiccanSageposted 9 years ago

    I like arts & crafts-- especially scrapbooking.

    I like going to Disney World (I live very close to it so we will go for the afternoon or evening).

    I like herb gardening and collecting different kinds of coleus plants.

    1. sallybea profile image93
      sallybeaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I love Photography, Crafts, Sewing, Cooking, Gardening, Foreign Movies, Travel and Nature.

  12. FatFreddysCat profile image96
    FatFreddysCatposted 9 years ago

    I am a repository of useless trivial knowledge regarding comic books, hard rock/heavy metal music, "The Simpsons" and B-Movies. I pick up most of this useless info by reading lots of biographies of filmmakers/musicians.

    I can also do pretty decent voice impressions of several Simpsons characters, esp. Homer, Chief Wiggum and Apu.

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      Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Can you do the superintendent? Ive got a thing for him. smile

      This is my favorite scene of his.

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        FatFreddysCatposted 9 years agoin reply to this


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          Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this


  13. AliciaC profile image98
    AliciaCposted 9 years ago

    I enjoy exploring and studying nature, taking photographs, reading many types of books and listening to many types of music.

  14. ThompsonPen profile image65
    ThompsonPenposted 9 years ago

    Ooh! I like this!
    I also love that you put in there that you like to eat fresh bread.
    I would like to write first what I find to be romantic ideas - and by that, I don't mean romantic in the sense of a date, or something specifically to share with a significant other, but an appealing, pleasing idea.
    Fresh bread definitely is part of my perfect idea for a picnic. Enjoying warm french bread, red wine, fruit and good cheese in a park on a sunny afternoon.
    Living in a river boat somewhere beautiful in Europe.
    Things I enjoy - you know, besides writing wink :
    I love love love making coffee. And I don't mean drip coffee - that's just silly. I really enjoy everything about a proper espresso machine, and so far, the only espresso machines I have liked are commercial ones. I enjoy trying to create the perfect creme, the perfect foam, heat it just right without burning it or using the thermometer.
    I enjoy cooking, as do many of you. But along side of my joy of cooking, I really like to take things out of my diet to see how my body reacts to it, while trying to find new ways of getting the nutrients I was getting from that food item or group. For example, taking out meat and trying to be sure I still get all my proteins and vitamin B's. Or taking out gluten and being sure I get my Vitamin Pasta (I've been known to suffer from pasta deficiency wink )
    I enjoy gardening, the feel of dirt between my fingers, and the love of watching things grow, day by day. However, I have little experience in that matter, and generally don't like to build things, which hinders my gardening experience.
    I like to carve pumpkins, but after that won't touch them. I limit myself to never getting to carve pumpkins without some one else promising they'll dispose of it. Don't know why I can't seem to do it myself.
    I love traveling, though generally I only travel to North Wales. My grandmother lives there, and I'm pretty close to her, considering I live 6600 miles away. I would feel guilty if I went to Europe and didn't see her, since I'd be so close. So until visiting my grandmother isn't an option, my vacations abroad will have to be spent there.

    I have a feeling I like other things. I'm sure my likings are not so limited. I might expand more on this later

  15. ThompsonPen profile image65
    ThompsonPenposted 9 years ago

    ...wait a second! This is actually a social experiment to see how much people like talking about themselves, isn't it?

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    ThompsonPenposted 9 years ago


  17. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 9 years ago

    I know tai chi (practicing over 10 years), I make spa gift baskets, I like to cook. I write about all of it. smile

  18. Cardisa profile image89
    Cardisaposted 9 years ago

    Just this week I was asking myself the same thing and realize I am selling myself short, whereas I could be earning from other skills I have.

    I think I am a better cook than I am a writer. I also worked in the health and fitness industry for a long time as a Personal Trainer and Martial Arts Instructor and  am very good at those. I taught Nutrition and Biology at as well so I am good at teaching in general.

    In terms of hobbies, I don;t see writing as a hobby that's why I compared it to the other professions I had, but I love tennis, organizing stuff, gardening, web design, illustration and so forth.

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    Junaid Feroozposted 9 years ago

    I can do programming but a little

  20. fpherj48 profile image61
    fpherj48posted 9 years ago

    Dizzy & Beth......Well, ladies.....move over!  I CAN raise one eyebrow at a time.  I'll have you know I get requests to entertain with that talent.....(OMG, I think we all need a productive hobby besides HP)
    Besides writing, I do enjoy reading, Yoga & Pilates, sewing....actually love to sew, taking my dog to the park to play and feed the birds, watching Movies, going to Live Theatre Productions, Having my summer-long Yard/Tent Sale, spoiling my grandchildren, and 2 Full-Treatment-Spa appointments per year, to spoil myself!   
    There's a boat load more....but you're probably napping by now!ZZZZZZZZZZ..........

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      Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Great. Another reason for me to do my self affirmations today.
      Show off.

      1. fpherj48 profile image61
        fpherj48posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Beth....Some of us got it Baby, some don't.  I have enrolled you with "Inspirations for Each Day."  Never give up the struggle!

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          Beth37posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          *fist in the air*

    2. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
      DzyMsLizzyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!  Oh, dear me!  I'll have to learn to wiggle my nose or something!  lol

      1. fpherj48 profile image61
        fpherj48posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        IZZY......Elizabeth Montgomery ("Bewitched") beat you to it........I'm sure there's something interesting you could learn to wiggle.....have faith!

  21. spartucusjones profile image91
    spartucusjonesposted 9 years ago

    I know a lot about music and I know a lot of useless trivia in connection with it. I am also interested in the historical developments of music. I also compose intentionally bad music as part of my musical side project. Other than that I know how to rock a luchador mask and $5 poncho!

  22. Alphadogg16 profile image88
    Alphadogg16posted 9 years ago

    I like to think I know a little bit about a lot. I read and learn about a variety of different things.

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    Clipping-Pathposted 9 years ago

    I like Graphics Designing & Web Developing beside my writing.... I love to design my own site. smile

  24. sunilkunnoth2012 profile image59
    sunilkunnoth2012posted 9 years ago

    I like to travel, listen music and reading. I also love gardening and wish to grow vegetables.

  25. akhildev143 profile image79
    akhildev143posted 9 years ago

    Reading tongue

  26. ktnptl profile image80
    ktnptlposted 9 years ago

    I am an IT consultant besides writing for fun.


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