I should make out a list of things I will do once I have leisure time again...
Which brings me to another topic: hobbies.
My brother and I never really had special hobbies when we were young. We played a lot of board games, card games, and video games together, but we never seemed to run across an art or a skill that we enjoyed and were good at. I dappled in drawing and writing, but my stories always get too long and are thus never completely finished. I guess my brother tried to get into different things, too, but never seemed to find anything that stuck with him.
Now that my brother and I are in our twenties, we are picking up our respective crafts. Everyone hears me talk about CW, so that is obviously what I have chosen to pursue. My brother, on the other hand, has chosen to dive into chess and music mixing.
In our teenage years we always lamented about how we never picked up a skill as a child - the age when all the experts seem to latch onto their crafts. We gave up hope that we would ever find anything that we would love and become skillful doing. I think we've both come to realize that even though we discovered our arts quite a while after those formative childhood years, that we will surely become talented if we continue practice. I wish Matt much success in his chess games online with players from around the world and he has wished me many good CW QSOs :) My brother is great! I can't wait to see where his path will lead him. I pray that his work will be equally as satisfying as his chess games and ambient music. :)