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Re: My Perfect Retirement! What hobby would you like to try?

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I am not ready to retire, I do went to travel some ; and take a class in relearning how to play a cello and play in an Orchestra .
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Performing and gardening
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To be honest there isn't much I haven't tried already.  But in my retirement I would like to learn to cook for many.  I'm already a decent cook, at the family level.  But things change when you begin to cook for hundreds, or maybe even thousands. 

 

In my day to day activities I frequently run across men and women who are homeless and often hungry.  At the very least they would all enjoy a fresh cooked, hot meal.  My plan is to start just once a week, providing one meal.  With grace, I hope to find supporters for fresh food supplies. 

 

Given time and effort, I could turn this passion into a full time hobby.

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Re: My Perfect Retirement! What hobby would you like to try? community theater

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Photography would be wonderful! Too catch the essence of pure beauty everywhere!!
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I like to quilt and would love to spend time sewing some really creative original quilts. I have made quilts for all my children and grandchildren using others patterns. I would love to stretch my creativity by creating my own quilt patterns.
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I would rejoin a choral group, help my son make videos, start a blog site and seriously settle down and learn German, so I can go back and visit (I lived there for a year in the mid-'80's. 

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Thanks.

 

Photography has been a serious hobby for me for some sixty years and I've been using good equipment for a bit over fifty years.  I still spend money of the equipment but fortunately I don't have to buy film anymore.

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gd2988:  I really like your photographs, especially the carousel horse and the reflections you got.  I'll admit I have quite a thing for these and know a good one when I see it.

 

As for me, I discovered fiction writing in my retirement.  I studied journalism in college and did a bit of non-fiction writing over the years but fiction is a new thing for me and I'm having a lot of fun.  At this point I really don't care about being published and have been posting it on the AARP "Short Stories to Share" group.  It seems the perfect thing to do in retirement.  It's the first hobby I've ever had that didn't end up costing me a fortune.  For this one all I need is the computer, the internet connection and some ideas of a story to tell.

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