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"Do you want brownies or cookies or banana bread or apple pie or peanut brittle or chocolate muffins or carrot cake?"
Tags:bake, bakes, baking, baker, bakers, home baking, lockdown, lockdowns, social isolation, quarantine, quarantines, quarantining, coronavirus, corona virus, covid, covid-19, furlough, furloughs, snack, snacks, snacking, avid baker, hobby, hobbies, hobbies, new hobby, cook, cooks, cooking, chef, chefs, dessert, desserts, pudding, puddings, cake, cakes, bread, breads, cookie, cookies, brownie, brownies, muffin, muffins, pie, pies, banana bread, free time, filling time, keeping occupied
"You may not know this, but I've become quite the wine expert."
"This is my first book, but if I like it I may buy another in the near future."
Tags:author, authors, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, read, reads, reader, readers, reading, literate, literacy, bookstore, bookstores, book shop, book shops, book store, book stores, retailer, retailers, new hobby, new hobbies, try new things, trying new things, illiterate, experiment, experimental, adventurous, adventure, adventures, consumerism, consumerist
"Lately, I've been thinking about becoming really good at something."
Tags:talent, talents, talented, new hobby, new hobbies, new pastime, new pastimes, interest, interests, skill, skills, skill set, skill sets, skill-set, skill-sets, incompetent, incompetence, motivation, motivations, career path, career paths, lifestyle change, lifestyle changes, training, new job, new jobs, skill set, skill-set, apathy
"He built his own airplane from a kit."
Tags:airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, kit, kits, incompetence, hobby, new hobby, new hobbies, aeroplane crash, airplane crash, pilot, pilots, dangerous hobby, dangerous hobbies, model airplane, airplane kit, airplane kits, aeroplane kit, aeroplane kits, plane kit, plane kits, airplane crash, airplane crashes, plane crash, plane crashes, aviator, aviators, aviation, enthusiast, enthusiasts
"On the plus side, I have much more free time now that I'm not always defending Clinton."
Tags:free time, husband, husbands, wife, wives, marital breakdown, marital breakdowns, marriage problem, marriage problems, divorce, divorces, defending, defensive, defensiveness, bright side, bright sides, silver lining, silver linings, new hobby, new hobbies, lease of life, gossip, gossips, gossiping
'After that, Ron would always open books about new hobbies before buying the equipment.'
"The preacher's wife needs a new hobby."
'Here you are - you've been thinking of taking up a new interest - improve your conversational skills.'
"Ooh, another unsuspecting victim."
"See, I told you we're not too old to learn new things!"
Tags:pensioner, pensioners, pension, pensions, oap, oaps, old-age, old age, senior citizen, senior citizens, raft, rafts, kayak, kayaks, kayaking, rafting, water sport, water sports, watersport, watersports, water-sport, water-sports, canoe, canoes, canoeing, young at heart, new hobby, new hobbies, extreme sport, extreme sports, waterfall, waterfalls
"This is the 'pet project' I was telling you about."
She collected ceramic pigs. Only one so far, but even that was one too many.
Tags:madness, collector, collectors, collection, collections, collecting things, isolation, antisocial, mental health, mental illness, judgemental, pigs, ceramics, hobby, crafts, acrophobia, fear, anxiety, stress, shutting down, shutting out, losing it, hobbies, cheap thrills, fun, shopping, new hobby, new hobbies, hoarder, hoarders, hoard, hoards, hoarding
"I've been sitting on pins and needles...ever since my wife started sewing!"
'My parents got into their computer's instruction manual!!'
'Mom's in the bedroom trying on scenarios.'
'Women cook to feed the soul...men cook to feed the ego.'
"We could start a band."
"You must be new to hunting. You just shot out team mascot."
"To be honest, it was a matter of finding something to do after I gave up alcohol."
Tags:alcohol, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcohol problem, alcohol problems, drink problem, drink problems, alcoholism, drink, booze, giving up, abstain, abstains, abstaining, abstention, skate, board, boarding, skate-board, skate-boarding, glass, skating, exercise, new hobby, new habit, new habits, addict, addictive, addiction, drug, habit, habits, habit-forming, dependent, dependency, substitute
"It's his new hobby, string theory."
"I just read it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert on a given subject. Janet, start the clock and bring me a glass."
Tags:alcoholism, alcoholic, alcoholics, expert, experts, wine, wines, wine connoisseur, wine connoisseurs, wine tasting, wine taster, wine tasters, gourmet, gourmets, wine party, wine parties, drunk, drunks, drunkard, drunkards, drinking problem, alcohol problem, alcohol problems, drink problems, new hobby, new hobbies, expertise
"Don't you think you're taking this whole, 'neighbourhood watch' thing a little too serious, dear?"
'First time spear fishing, Son?'
'You're going to start home brewing, aren't you?'