Every Monday morning my gardener comes over to put 3 hours into chopping and neatening up our garden. What really happens is 2.5 hours of gardening and 30 minutes of coffee and chatting about life. Over time we talk about all sorts of things and can build on previous conversations. Since he has daughters and I have sons we share info about that. The younger generation is growing up and giving us food for thought in our little parenting group of 2.