Hi! =) I luv Hanging Out! But, I also like spending as much time "alone" as possible to brood... =/ Good brooding, lol. ;) Soooooo, taking my Lunch Break (or Breakfast Break or Dinner Break or a Snack Break, lol) "by myself" (sometimes) fulfills this Lifestyle necessity for me. "Why?" you ask...
* No Talking - I don't really like Talking while I'm Eating a Meal. I tend to get overly involved in Conversation & that doesn't mix well with trying to enjoy a peaceful Meal Time. ;)
* I need to Think - Being a Small Business Owner and a Writer means that there is always something to Think about (lol). Enjoying a Meal solo provides extra time to unpack My Emotions in Prayer to God, Brainstorm solutions to problems, etc. etc.
* A change of Scenery - In order to stay 'on the cutting edge', 'relevant', etc. as a Small Business Owner and a Writer, it is very important to keep a realistic perspective on how People are choosing to live their Daily Lifestyle. That means getting up & getting out of My Office & interacting with a variety of People. I like to go to different sides of Town, Dine at different Price Points, etc. Sometimes I eat indoors or outdoors at the Restaurant. Other times I get Take-Out, go to the Park, & veg out on my fav Picnic Blanket. ;)
One of my fav Bible verses on this Topic is:
Dr. Luke said, "But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed." (Luke 5:16, NIV)
Reminder to Self >>> Even Jesus needed "alone" time. ;)
Thank you for wanting to get to know me better. ;) I will be answering your FAQs on an ongoing basis, so check back laters for more answers. Talk more soon, RUTH
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