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avocation

a vuh kay shuhn

  • n  an auxiliary activity

  • As a boy Calatrava wanted to be a sculptor, but an early encounter with the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe sent him down the path of architecture (art is still his avocation .
  • Perhaps Stein's oddest avocation is being a financial guru to hookers.
  • Rothman may be offbeat in his choice of avocation, but he is not alone.
News & Articles

  • DAVID FLORES: Passion for Spurs a family tradition for longtime fan
    Being a Spurs fan has been more a way of life than an avocation for San Antonio attorney Alan Schoenbaum, whose father was among a group of local investors that bought the pro basketball franchise after it moved to the Alamo City from Dallas in 1973.   "We emotionalize these games," said Schoenbaum, 55. "The Spurs are part of our culture. We take so much pleasure in the team and watching (coach ...
    June 11, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio
  • DAVID FLORES: Passion for Spurs a family tradition for longtime fan
    Being a Spurs fan has been more a way of life than an avocation for San Antonio attorney Alan Schoenbaum, whose father was among a group of local investors that bought the pro basketball franchise after it moved to the Alamo City from Dallas in 1973.   "We emotionalize these games," said Schoenbaum, 55. "The Spurs are part of our culture. We take so much pleasure in the team and watching (coach ...
    June 11, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio
Quotes

  • Ed Rendell in AZ Central.com
    I think it's clear, to do that job you have to be ready to work 24-7,Rendell said. "You can't have another job, you can't have an avocation you're addicted to like golf or anything like that."

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