I found myself having a conversation with a fellow pool acquaintance about pool. This is a bright individual. Who plays a lot of pool. Who has been playing a LONG time. As the conversation grew and we began to talk about miscellaneous tournaments around the country and some of the pro players, I realized this person had no clue what I was talking about. This person went along for a bit and slowly would change verbiage to slide into something more general in the pool world. I was a bit lost and confused as to what was really going on…..and it got me thinking.
“Well why not? You’re so intense about your _____ (fill in your hobby here).”
“Yeah, but I don’t let it consume me”
"OH. I do".