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RocketSquids’ Best Hobbies Ever

Here are some stand-out lenses from one of last week’s RocketSquid challenges.

Collecting Words: A Dictionary Lover's Passion

1. Collecting Words: A Dictionary Lover’s Passion

Perhaps one of the best gifts I was ever given is one that many folks take for granted. I’ll give you a hint: It’s a book. A huge, fat book, and one that almost nobody (and that includes myself) ever reads all the way through, and usually not fro…

How to be a Tombstone Tourist

2. How to be a Tombstone Tourist

Have you ever gone by a cemetery, or a particular stone and wondered who that person was? What were the like in life? What made their family choose that particular design to commemorate their loved one? Well then, my friend, you may just be a taphophile to…

Why I Like Getting Muddy

3. Why I Like Getting Muddy

About fifteen years ago, I went to a local arts festival which was held in tandem with a winery event. There was a huge turnout and lots of things to see and do. Once I entered the potters’ area, however, nothing else held my interest. How does a lump…

Backpack and hiking boots, trekking are we going?

4. Backpack and hiking boots, trekking are we going?

Trekking is an activity that can bring you many things and that I love and need. Every weekend, if I can, look for a next place to go hiking and get out of town and disconnect entirely the routine of week. Moreover, this activity allows me to do two of the…

Photography As A Hobby

5. Photography As A Hobby

When thinking of hobbies most think of knitting, jewelry making, pottery and all crafting mediums. I have so many hobbies to pick just one is difficult. It took me a few days to see which of my hobbies fills my creative soul and since writing was not an op…

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Susan52 didn't know she wanted to be a Giant Squid when she grew up, but here she is and she couldn't be happier about it! When she isn't doing one thing or another here at Squidoo, you'll probably find her spending time with her family or otherwise appreciating life one precious moment at a time.

  • rms

    Cool hobbies!

  • trudidyer

    Great lens!

  • kevin-simpson-129

    nice work

  • Arachnea

    Look what I found! Going through them right now. I’m going to enjoy this. :D

  • rogeralyn

    cool hobbies. I grew up playing scrabble with my family because my mother really liked it and I inherited her love of words. I like going to the internet (I’m sort of a geek) but I like on where you can look up a word definition and it also gives you the word origin and original meaning. I like to know where words came from. Thanks

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