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For the idle rich that are bored, Can't help ya.
reply to post by crazydaisy
Give the archelogical dig some good thought - its hot, back breaking, dirty work with few rewards - however when a discovery is made it's very rewarding. I got bored at one time and went back to school, loved it so much more than the first time around. I just took courses I had an interest in, didn't worry about a degree or where it might take me. Found lots of new friends and learned new things. Wish I could have made a career of sitting in the classroom. Just a thought - how does one get bored in California?
Originally posted by Hefficide
reply to post by randyvs
This is a dangerous place to make these kinds of requests! You now run the risk of staring at Google Sky for so long that you actually begin to see mother ships... Or of watching the Zapruder film over and over again until you convince yourself that Jackie O has an AK hidden under her shawl!
Either that or someone will come along with what seems like a good idea and, at some later point, you'll suddenly realize that you've been watching Alex Jones, or Glen Beck, or Michael Moore, or Von Helton, or any number of others for 19 straight hours... (Yes, this does happen and I don't wanna talk about it! )
As it so happens, I find myself in the same boat as you, currently. My town, Atlanta, Georgia, is paralyzed, right now, due to an ice storm - and it's looking like it is going to take a couple of days before things get moving again. So, what I plan to do, and this is also my advice, is to scour the documentary repositories and legal streaming video sites. There is a ton of GREAT content to be found, legally and safely, on sites like Hulu and the home pages of most networks.
Hope this helps.
edit on 1/10/11 by Hefficide because: bad things happened
Try a Forrest Gump trip. In the film he ran back and forth across the US of A. But he did it for no particular reason.
reply to post by religiousmurder
Just like you my friend i'm out of a job here. Being in a country with a dieing economy doesn't help either. To top it off i had to move back in with my father and have no form of transportation in a small town. I feel doomed and practically useless here. All because i made one stupid mistake that made me lose my job. The only positive that has come from it is i figured out how to keep myself from getting depressed as I have 1 attempted suicide on my back. But hey! You live you learn! meditation keeps me stable and makes me wonder how i even dug myself into that hole to begin with. People don't need pills to be happy. They just need to find themselves. All I can do is continue on and never give up. Well I take that back another positive is i've learned more about the corruption in my government than i've ever known. Learning about the world wether dark or bright keeps me happy. I love learning truth 1 piece at a time. But yeah reading an above post about getting out and maybe helping out around the neighborhood is good advice. I shall keep that one in mind.
Originally posted by IntastellaBurst
Your never too old to reinvent yourself Mr Randy Watson.
I'm currently out of work as well, ... it can be a hinderance or blessing depending on your perspective. You can allow time to dictate you, or you can dictate time, .....
USE IT, .....
Become everything you ever wanted to be, .... learn kung fu, how to cook, paint, speak 7 languages, kill a man with a single strike, ..... whatever floats your boat.
One of my high school teachers used to just jump in the car and take off in no particular direction. Just to see where he would end up.
You have the near culmination of human knowledge at the touch of your fingertips, go back to school, learn a new trade, ....... change the world.