There is an old theory that says a person should be able to name at least 1 activity for every year they are old (42 years old = at least 42 activities). It sounds easier than it is. What's your favorite (excluding HP of course since obviously that is #1 for most).
HA! Let me give this a shot :-)
2. Making Music
4. Writing Poetry
5. Helping Friends...seriously!
6. Eating Out
7. Cooking for My Friends and Family
8. Bonfire Parties
9. Going to the Movies
10. Telling Politically Incorrect Jokes
11. Sex, Of Course!
12. Reading Poetry, History and Philosophy Books
13. Record Hunting at Thrift Stores
14. Long Bike Rides and Discovering New Places on Them
15. Exploring Abandoned Buildings
16. Mimicking Voices and Sounds
17. Entertaining Myself by Doing Stupid Human Tricks
18. Making a Scene in Public Just to Get a Laugh
19. Treating My Friends Out to Dinner and Drinks
20. Going to Live Music Events
21. Tweaking My Computer and Software
22. Graphic Design
23. Taking Photos of Architecture and Industrial Spaces
24. Being Able to Out Smart Yale Grad Students
25. Working Out
26. Building Stuff from Scratch, Especially Carpentry Work
27. Relaxing at a Cafe
28. Making Video Montages
29. Cutting My Own Hair
30. Collecting Vintage Electronics, Antiques and Weird Stuff
Well, I'm going to take a shot at this also.
I am 41 years old - so I would need 41 or more activities that I've learned.
(1) In and Out of Computers
(3) Pool Playing
(4) Driving(casual drive)
(10) Poker(Texan Hold 'em)
(24) Observation(watching people)
(25) Cooking(especially family meals)
(28) Intelligent Conversation
(32) Cuddling with Loved One
(33) Making People Think
(34) Stirring up debate to prove a point
(35) Stock Trading
(36) Investment Analysis
(37) Sitting by a Waterfall on a Warm Day
(38) Watching a Sunset with a Loved One
(39) Driving(fast, when the mood hits)
(40) Burning Downloaded Movies(no cost)
(41) Dreaming while I sleep and rejuvenate by body and mind.
I think I've done it.
Thank you for the challenge, it took some time to re-live my past to find things I like most.
In answer to your question - yes, I can list an activity that I enjoy for every year I am old.
Congrats! I seem to be stumbling these days but then I'm "a bit" older. So far I'm keeping up but whoosh, not sure if I'll be able to be = 10 years from now!
I've "stolen" a couple from you...I forgot about the bonfires but I do love them. I also love the idea of sitting by a waterfall on a warm day! I love the memory of my own hiking days and those beautiful waterfalls on warm days with the sun sparkling. Thank you both for your additions!
No problem. Like I said- it was a challenge.
Personally, I've made fires, such a campfires, but never did a bonfire. Wouldn't mind orchestrating one, sounds like fun.
How ever, you did say, favorite activity I learned. So, I never actually learned 'how to build a bonfire?".
But, it was a nice journey to live over in my mind. It was a cool trip, per se.
Okay my turn...I'm 26 so I need 26 things
3.horse back riding
7.collecting fairy figurines
8.collecting polished stones
12.haning out with friends
14.going out to dinner
15.walking to the store
16.word search games
17.engraving art fun
18.making seashell wreaths and picture frames
19.living for a year in Hawaii
20.cruising in the car
21.going to the movies
22.getting married to the love of my life
24.adopting kitties and playing with them
25.playing on the computer
26.going out walking along the beach in Cali and Hawaii with hubby
How did I do?
Ralwus - Yep, I'm definately nuts but hey it only helps me to have a great time with life!
Cagsil - never said "learned" - glad you want to try a bonfire sometime, put it on your "life list", invite all your friends and tell them to bring others - the more the merrier!
Crazdwriter - keep um coming, they get harder as time goes on...good luck, you've got a great list started!
hmmm....we shuold make these into hubs and then every year add a new one on your birthday....
Ohhhh GREAT IDEA, an "HP Birthday" hub category. Publish a work based on something off your favorite activity list (but the list would have to be published at the end of each work) I'm not sure my memory is that long - maybe HP can send us a reminder???
I like nutz. I'll put that on my list of favorite things to do, go nutz at times.
But i do think that this would be a good idea for a hub...we can first do a hub on the list and then each year add a new activity, and then like you said in ohter hubs, write on one of those activities.
I think I'm going to have to try engraving art - sounds like a great idea for next year's new activity! Thanks for the idea...
Anytime...it's something you can find at Michael's...well hopefully you can lol. I have a hub on it too
Ooo fun. These are in no particular order
1) Listening to music
2) Going to the beach
3) Laying in a hammock
4) Scuba diving
6) Watching good movies
8) Having sex
9) Going to concerts
10) Taking naps
11) Climbing trees
13) Helping people
14) Driving with the windows down
18) Writing letters
19) Going somewhere new
20) Speaking in public
21) Playing games
22) Seeing a sunrise
67 - Cooking
68 - Playing chess
69 - Well.........that one's obvious
70- repeat 69
71 - taking naps
Eh, not a fan Ron. Honestly. But I can put lots of mine together (and have). Ex. 1,2,3,8, & 22
But switch 3 to a beach chair.
1. spending time with hubby
2. shopping for the grands
4. hosting parties
5. attending parties
9. strolling the beach
15. going to the movies
16. renting/watching DVDs
17. getting a massage
18. giving a massage
19. playing with my dogs
20. playing with the grands
21. going out to eat
22. going to zoos
23. going to the mountains
25. online shopping
26. working with horses
27. feeding stray animals
28. charity work
29. getting pedicures
30. getting manicures
31. football games
32. baeball games
33. attending my granddaughters' pageants
34. visiting friends
35. a glass of wine
36. playing with the cats
37. searching for Indian artifacts
38. snowball fights
39. attending plays
40. attending concerts
41. going to dances
42. building a fire
46. gambling in a casino
Good list habee!
and LOL Ron yer missing some numbers there.
wow..a 30 something list..
I will just state water, moving on to boating, to jet skiing, to wakeboading..
how bout that
Habee - Snowball fights is another great one to add to my list - that means I'm three ahead - HOORAY!
Colebabie - I can't drive unless at least one window is down at least partway. In the winter, we open the sunroof and turn the heat on. But then our winters are 30 degrees not 30 below.
Ron - I take 70! LOL
(Not sure what happened, posted but thread went to cyberspace - appears fixed now.)
Still trying to bump this back into the "All" tab in Forums. We had a lot of fun wtih it last night.
54. Listening Music
55. Yoga for Cure
Gosh...O.K here goes. In no particular order.
6) Listning to music
14) Surfing the net
18) Code word puzzles
20) Long baths
21) Watching TV
25) Spending time with my friends
1. Listening to the rain
2. Walking on dead leaves
3. Drinking my first cup of coffee in the morning
4. Stroking a cat
6. Being licked in the ear by a puppy
7. Talking to a child
8. Holding a baby
9. Comparing the size of my hand to that of a baby's
10. Looking at my engagement ring
11. Looking at my wedding ring
12. Going for a walk when it's really cold and windy
13. Making friends with a strange cat whilst going for a walk
14. Eating ice cream on a summer's day
15. Walking on the beach
17. Taking photographs
18. Visiting a new place
19. Holding a baby bunny
20. Shopping with someone else's money
21. Flying in an aeroplane
23. Sleeping on clean linen
26. Going out to a nice restaurant for supper
27. Having a bubble bath
28. Having a full body massage
30. Singing in the shower
I'm 50 in a fortnight so here goes with my top 50 things to do in no particular order.
1 eating chocolate
2 drinking tea
3 listening to live music gigs
4 taking part in music/arts festivals
5 listening to music
8 watching telly
9 going to the cinema
10 laying on the settee contemplating the fluff in my navel
11 standing back and looking at a job well done
12 cuddling my cats
13 playing with my cats
14 cuddling my dogs
15 walking my dogs
16 being out in the countryside and enjoying the silence
17 being warmed by the sunshine
18 laying in bed listening to the wind
19 laying in bed listening to the rain
20 sitting down to a family meal
21 spending time with my friends
22 drinking wine
23 horse back riding
24 hanging round a livery yard
25 keeping hens
half way there
26 keeping ferrets
27 driving my car
29 feeding the wild birds
30 walking through snow before anyone else has
31 watching the night sky
33 taking part in quizzes
32 doing word puzzles
34 giving someone a helping hand
36 preparing and planting my garden
37 harvesting the things I've grown
38 going to church
39 laying in a bubble bath
40 having a massage
42 tai chi
43 reading the newspaper
44 going into a bookstore
45 buying stationary
46 standing up to obnoxious people and bullies
47 challenging my own beliefs
48 making other people laugh
49 making my family feel loved and valued
50 oh yeah.........sex
oh and going to the theatre, watching fireworks and sitting by the fire
Listening to music, watching movies, hearing/telling ghost stories, walking, swimming in the ocean, reading, cooking, laughing, camping, 4-wheeling, sledding with my kids, lying in the sun, bonfires, have freinds over for a home made meal, going out with my husband, writing, photography, learning new words, scrabble, hugs, laying outside at night in summertime listening to crickets and frogs, solving puzzles, drawing, driving nowhere, randomly rearranging items in the grocery store, talking to older people while shopping, shopping for gifts for loved ones, discovering new to me music, stacking wood, watching snow fall, watching the sun rise, having a cold beer at teh end of a long work day
(funny way to get peopel to say how old they are...)
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