Stuff I like
-Music (listen= list ten (radio): kalx, whrb, wmbr, kcpr, kzsu, kzsc, kcsb, ksmc, pandora, gdradio.net); also: concerts, shows, musicals, taiko drums, library cd's, online (by song or artist)
-Video (movies, netflix, ted, the onion, youtube)
(e.g. documentaries, comedy/satire/standup, animation, mma/martial arts, juggling, cirque, magic, etc..)
-News (csmonitor, economist, new york times, berkeleyside, wikipedia, foreign affairs, yahoo, cnn, huffington post, washington post)
-Nature (hiking, camping, horses, fishing, photography, boating)
(e.g. canoe, white water rafting, hobiecraft)
-Endorphins/Health/Fitness/Strength (stretch, walk, bicycle, cardio: swim/elliptical/stationary bike, free weights), Napping
-Food (Cooking: new or favorite recipes, Restaurant meals, e.g. sushi, thai, indian, chinese, mexican, ethiopian, burgers, pizza, sweets) e.g. gumbo, frozen yogurt, bbq.
-Reading books, magazines, websites (a book-a-day +, ideally) (1001 list ("books you must read before you die") (!)-fiction-, slang dictionaries, new languages, atlases, history, encyclopedias, mags (like People, Psychology Today, Mad magazine), children's books, etc.)
-Writing (my blog)
-Travel and Exploration (around the world, the country, california, the bay area, or even just my neighborhood) e.g. the ocean/beach, the zoo, aquarium, museums, parks, great america, boardwalk, exploratorium, planetarium, lawrence hall of science, Be a kid. have fun! Bars/clubs/restaurants. Culture: opera, ballet, symphony.
-Religion & Spirituality: 1)meditate with Berkeley shambhala, 2) chat up the JW's, LDS, Scientologists, etc. 3)attend the occasional Catholic mass. 4)read religious literature (such as Adi Da's 'Aletheon'). Considered a hobby.
-Intellectual fun: philosophy talk (online, or weekly on the radio), Joe Frank, online classes (no credit), new vocabulary, practice speed reading, enroll in an actual class (paid), or audit one (free), J! -archive (the online collection of most all the Jeopardy questions/answers). Mensa, maybe.
-People: family dinners, telling an apt joke, finding bargains, dancing, meeting people, okcupid, getting a massage, email, going to sports games (e.g. Giants), bowling, billiards, pee-wee golf, trip to toys-r-us.
-routine: walk the dogs (twice a day, weekdays), kaiser cbt (an hour, every tuesday), daily shower, library, Y. the occasional cleaning house. "weekly structured activities"
1 year ago