If I'm ever feeling lonely, I just start reading a book or working on a personal project. Someone is definitely going to need all my attention immediately then.
@mike That is how it always goes. Also when I have the house to myself and I'm wondering when my family will be home I just turn on something I've been meaning to watch. Without fail they come home within five minutes.
@Mundon Yep, happened to me tonight. Was sitting at my desk doing nothing in particular and it was quiet, so I thought I'd see what I could do with this new ePaper screen I got. I grabbed an SD card and a spare Pi. The image wasn't even done writing and there were five people in the room.
@mike my kids were just in the basement cleaning. I turned on a show I wanted to watch and within two minutes they were upstairs.
@mike definitely. For me it's practising my instrument -- as soon as I sit down to it, the messages and emails start coming in.
@mike it's probably an unhealthy outlook, but these past few months I just haven't bothered starting anything personal because I know I'll just get sidetracked by my already busy life. Feels bad.
@sf I've done the same, but I've tried to get back to it a little bit more recently. I miss it, and without it I don't really have any personal hobbies. I work, bow and scrape for my kids, and sleep. I need to put something in there that's FUN, otherwise I could possibly go nuts.
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