Hello Fellow Americans,
Sometimes it’s hard to think of our U.S. presidents lives outside of the White House, but there are some interesting hobbies amongst the leaders of our nation that you might never guess they do/did. So, today we’re going to be looking at 10 different presidents and some of their interesting hobbies they have/had.
So, let’s get started….
That’s right—George Bush, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, And Ronald Reagan were part of their university cheerleading teams.
- Skinny Dipping
Back in the day skinny dipping this was a little more common and John Quincy Adam was a big proponent of it (he did it on a regular basis).
- Mule Breeding
George Washington enjoyed breeding mules on his free time because of their use as packing animals. This also encouraged many others to do the same as they found immense use regarding the animal as well.
- Collecting Comics
This is common amongst the general population, but Barack Obama has a humongous collection and even appears in many editions of hero comic books.
Theodore Roosevelt loved wrestling and even played competitively well into his presidency but had to stop due to injury.
George W. Bush painted a lot during his time in the white house and in the present day. Bush typically makes landscapes and historical portraits.
Bill Clinton loves to play the saxophone and is actually pretty good—you could find old videos of him playing on YouTube.
- Making Spy Gear
Thomas Jefferson loved to make new gadgets and made tons of new innovations to aid spies in the American Revolution.
- Riding A Mechanical Horse
Calvin Coolidge could be found taking daily mechanical horse rides—primarily because he loved riding horses but developed an allergy.
- Writing Mystery Stories
President Franklin D. Roosevelt loved detective stories and began writing them as a hobby.
Let us know if you share any of these same hobbies or if you might pick up a new one—and maybe we’ll include in our next blog!
Stay Strong Patriot!!!