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Old December 29th, 2005, 04:49 PM   #21
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reading, not just text books or magazines... something mindless helps relax and kill time
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Old December 29th, 2005, 05:11 PM   #22
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Before I burnt myself out with stress, I used to read books all the time. Trying to get back into it. Have a nice little pile to get to. But I've been reading the same book for a couple months 'cause it really sucks, but I'm determined to finish it. The internet and tv get really old fast. I'll potentially be trying to entertain myself with my guitar soon. Maybe start writing again. You figure stuff out. Oh, and I hang out with Jeepinlunatic, GMCsonoma94, and bigblue2230 a lot. That keeps me entertained.
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Old December 29th, 2005, 05:23 PM   #23
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i like to sleep. Its complety free, doesnt take much skill, and its extremly healthy for you.
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Old December 29th, 2005, 05:23 PM   #24
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i'm poor, but i'm rarely bored. always can read, catch up w/ old friends, work out, volunteer, play pool, internet, etc etc
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Old December 29th, 2005, 05:37 PM   #25
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When I was a broke college student at Purdue, I studied philosophy as a hobby and read several hundred biographies of all sorts of people in my spare time. It was a much needed diversion from engineering.
I took long walks around Lafayette, Indiana and met some local folks who used to occasionally invite me for dinner, etc.
I actually began writing a book of my own, sort of a biography, sort of a diary, which I never finished, but it was fun to laugh about myself.
I don't get the opportunity to read for pleasure anymore. I have to read so much of federal regulations and proposed regulations, medical records, and appeal briefs, reading at home is a burden.
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Old December 29th, 2005, 05:58 PM   #26
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Eric, with you're knee, I would definetly still get some physical therapy and work out as much as possible. You're still young, so keep trying to get it better, or it will come back to bite you when you get old like some of the rest of us.

Also, youre decent with cars/trucks and fixing things. Pimp yourself out for side jobs on campus to help other studends keep their cars running....you know simple stuff like brakes, oil changes, etc. A lot kids arent there just for the auto programs, so you could make a couple of bucks here or there. Or at least work for

But keep after that knee as much as possible.
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Old December 29th, 2005, 06:03 PM   #27
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A half gallon of Mohawk vodka is ~$10.00, IIRC.
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and i hang out in my garage. with my roomates and Beer
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Old December 29th, 2005, 06:06 PM   #28
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if u do wana go rock climbing.. get ahold of me.. i go almost evernight while im at school..
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Old December 29th, 2005, 06:20 PM   #29
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Thats what I meant. Something that intrests you enough that you'll just want to read about it on your own.

Education isnt just about school work. Round yourself out by knowing as much as you can about as many different things.

Knowing a little about many different things goes a lot further then a lot about a few things
you sir have found my secret to life .

Now as far as R&R on a budget , use your imagination , let nature intertain you . UP to school ? does this mean the UP ?

Go get a ice fishing pole and learn to ice fish , walk the woods in deep snow . LEARN to enjoy silence . Learn survival skills . Think you may want a home some day ? read some how to books on building there surprisingly accurate .

I pitty the fool who is born with wealth , he does not learn the value of a dollar nor how to enjoy life with out a wallet .:gman:

Deke is correct , learn all you can on all things . You WILL be old one day , no need to be a fool to boot :gman:
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Old December 29th, 2005, 06:26 PM   #30
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I can pretty much build my own house, been doing construction on and off since 16.

Marv, I'll be in Big Rapids, at Ferris.
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Old December 29th, 2005, 06:28 PM   #31
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I can pretty much build my own house, been doing construction on and off since 16.

Marv, I'll be in Big Rapids, at Ferris.
Good god your screwed dude
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Old December 29th, 2005, 06:29 PM   #32
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haha, thanks, I feel so much better
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Old December 29th, 2005, 09:50 PM   #33
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when I was in the USAF, I was totally broke. But aside form partying, I did some volenteer stuff for some churches and the special olympics. I didn't even have internet then!
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Old December 29th, 2005, 09:55 PM   #34
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you sir have found my secret to life .
Deke is correct , learn all you can on all things . You WILL be old one day , no need to be a fool to boot :gman:

Im glad I learned it young. Lets me dabble in a ton of aspects in life.
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Old December 29th, 2005, 10:04 PM   #35
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I always seem to start cleaning when I run out of money and am bored. I will take my dog for a walk or do something outside. There is always sometime to do....
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Old December 29th, 2005, 10:10 PM   #36
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I always seem to start cleaning when I run out of money and am bored. I will take my dog for a walk or do something outside. There is always sometime to do....

I have copied and retained this info for your future husband . He will be glad to know the house is clean as long as your broke . Good id love a woman like that
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Old December 29th, 2005, 10:20 PM   #37
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I have copied and retained this info for your future husband . He will be glad to know the house is clean as long as your broke . Good id love a woman like that
hee hee sometimes one can say to much, and really dig themselves a hole. Nice angel.:tonka:
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Old December 29th, 2005, 10:27 PM   #38
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haha I don't know you put some music on and I am good to go... Last week the house was spotless and dinner was cooked everyday!!!! I think my mom enjoyed it hehe
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Old December 30th, 2005, 08:56 AM   #39
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I used to cross-country ski almost every evening while I was a broke college student... no lift ticket, just the initial investment in the equipment. Great exercise and a good way to get outdoors and experience the wilderness (This was at NMU though, lot's of snow for most of the school year)
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I used to cross-country ski almost every evening while I was a broke college student... no lift ticket, just the initial investment in the equipment. Great exercise and a good way to get outdoors and experience the wilderness (This was at NMU though, lot's of snow for most of the school year)
He's got a bum knee. Dont have any clue if that would help it regain its strength or just hurt it more
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