Also: Writing about things I care about, but not often enough. Biking a lot. Getting better at identifying wild edible plants, baking, sewing, home-brewing, etc. Learning I enjoy things like bodysurfing and rock-climbing.
Some especially funny books: Don Quixote, The Master and Margarita, Lucky Jim, Winnie-the-Pooh, Abbott Awaits, The Earl of Louisiana, Dead Souls, The Telephone Booth Indian, The Possessed (by Elif Batuman, not Dostoyevsky; I can't imagine his is very funny), The Towers of Trebizond, A Walk in the Woods, Barchester Towers, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Nicholas Nickleby, Flaubert's Parrot.
Poets: Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Bishop, Philip Larkin, James Wright, David Ferry, Michael Hofmann, John Donne, Rumi, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Robert Frost, Robert Lax, ee cummings, Sappho, Bob Hicok, Claudia Rankine, Patricia Lockwood, Karen Solie, Basho, Sylvia Plath.