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Hobbies separate us from animals

Bette Burgess
Bette Burgess

I would venture to say that 85% of North Americans have some sort of hobby. Collecting comics, dolls and action figures, arrowheads or antique Cracker Jack toys begin in early childhood. Hunting, fishing, golfing, tennis, coin and stamp collecting are hobbies that come later.

When we lived at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, my brother began collecting arrowheads. While he was in first grade, Travis, a classmate, showed him an arrowhead that his dad had unearthed with his plow. Continue reading Hobbies separate us from animals

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