I enjoy collecting rocks and crystals. Geology was my favorite subject when I was young. Today I have a very nice crystal collection.
The Tarantula Wasps of Anza-Borrego are very beautiful and one to two inches long, but they pack quite a sting. Don’t get close to them.
From an early age I read Science Fiction and Fantasy constantly. I loved the works of Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein and J.R.R. Tolkien.
When I was in high school, we played a number of military history games. I loved the strategy and learned a lot about history.