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Old 10-21-2018, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Location: Happy Place
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Everyday is a weekend for me. Hubs and I tend to stay home on the weekends, save a trip to Lowes or to get a burger.

I do NOT shop on the weekend, get dry cleaning, car washed, etc. Too many working folks out there, traffic is horrible.
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Old 10-21-2018, 11:12 PM
 
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If I'm going to see my kids & grands, it will most likely be on the weekend. Also events in the community are usually on weekends.
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Old 10-22-2018, 01:26 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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Good question.

When I get to that point, it will probably be because that is when the festivals, dance shows, and the like are. It might be the free time when others are available, such as a lover on what is their weekend.

It might be for a feeling of returning to the time before. Let me explain that one. I saw a meme Sunday night of "Oh no! Tomorrow is Monday....wait, I'm retired! I don't care!" or something like that. Right now, still working, I don't know what I would do retired (suppose that is something to figure out before one does).

I need things that give me structure in my life, so time doesn't slip by under the saying of "Oh, I will do that tomorrow.". That's how I was when I was working on thesis in that I still took classes to not fall into that state.

Maybe looking forward to the weekend puts things into a framework that is desired. Alternately....it just may be when the good TV shows are on.
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Old 10-22-2018, 02:23 AM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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Being retired, I so lose track of days, I decided to order the newspaper for Saturday/Sunday, so at least I'll know when Saturday and Sunday arrives. Weekends have never been highlights to me. When I lived in Las Vegas I worked Friday's thru Monday's for 17 years, and there's a cost savings to make your weekdays weekend days, as the air fare was far cheaper midweek, and the hotels and motels. I'd sometimes would fly down to L.A. for just one day or 2 days, $39 one way, and if I were to have done that on weekends, the price would have been forbidden to my budget.
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Old 10-22-2018, 06:10 AM
 
Location: SW Florida
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I only work two days a week and weekends for me mean that the stores will be crowded so I avoid them as much as possible then. Other than that weekends mean very little to me anymore.
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Old 10-22-2018, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Virginia
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Weekends mean I actually get to see a neighbor or two out and about. I thought my old neighborhood was quiet, but this new one is a morgue in comparison.
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Old 10-22-2018, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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A lot of the interesting things to do around here are scheduled around the extended weekend Thursday thru Sunday. This past weekend was the Harbor Cruise with a BBQ Buffet and a Blues Band on board. Weekend before was the Balloonfest out at the Polo Grounds. Vince Gill has a concert in early November and Harry Connick Jr and Wynton Marsalis Lincoln Center Jazz Band each have shows in December. There's a host of holiday activities are on tap -- starting with the Parade on the first Sunday.

Whether the events fall during the week or during the extended weekend, we would partake if interested. The only real significance of the weekend is......garbage cans to the curb on Sunday night. HA !!
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Old 10-22-2018, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Miraflores
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Weekends mean the kids are home from school and the wife is home from work. Although, sometimes I can't wait for Mondays when it is just me and the housekeeper!
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Old 10-22-2018, 08:10 AM
 
Location: northern New England
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Weekends mean the kids are home from school and the wife is home from work. Although, sometimes I can't wait for Mondays when it is just me and the housekeeper!



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Old 10-22-2018, 09:44 AM
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Location: North Monterey County
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I do, however, LOVE the quiet in the neighborhood after commute time is over on weekdays. It's so peaceful.

Weekends are louder here with mowers, or kids playing soccer/football at the school nearby - or the guy behind us who has a television ON HIS DECK and blasts college football games on it while he does his yardwork.
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