I totally agree! I recently found and met with a local knitting group. When I told my mother about it, she said, "So what did you do?"
ekgheiy: "We sat and knit."
Mother: "And that's all?"
ekgheiy: "Well, no that's not all. We began by introducing ourselves. Of course, we talked about knitting. But the conversations would inevitably spiral away from knitting."
Mother: "But basically you sat around knit."
Exasperated ekgheiy: "You just don't understand!"
My dear mother doesn't have a hobby, so I don't think that she'll ever understand. Only those who have hobbies would understand of purpose of a [size=6][[/size] fill in the blank w/ a hobby [size=6]][/size] [b]Group[/b]