I don’t have hobbies, I have interests. Hobbies cost money. Interests are free.
And that recommendation, with the exaggerated estimate of my ability with which he prefaced it, was, if you will believe me, Watson, the very first thing which ever made me feel that a profession might be made out of what had up to that time been the merest hobby.
Hobbies protect us from passions. One hobby becomes a passion.
It’s about time we started to take photography seriously and treat it as a hobby.
Almost every person hath some hobby horse or other.
Smoking is, if not my life, then at least my hobby. I love to smoke. Smoking is fun. Smoking is cool. Smoking is, as far as I am concerned, the entire point of being an adult. Many people find smoking objectionable. I myself find many even more things objectionable. I do not like aftershave lotion, […]
The collector walks with blinders on; he sees nothing but the prize. In fact, the acquisitive instinct is incompatible with appreciation of pure beauty.
A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.
Once made, a quilt is not your own. Someone will claim it as theirs or rename it. It will be called something like Mom’s quilt or Nana’s quilt. It will be thought of and missed by college students, on their own for the first time, as a warm sanctuary when they were at home. Little […]
It’s the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age.