I'm definitely in the it's all work camp. But I do understand the issue about not making a hobby the way you get your money. I do not agree with the concept that work = income producing.
To me I have work projects in a variety of areas. One of them is spinning my own yarn and then knitting or weaving items from that. I can't tell you how many times I get told you should sell your knitting or weaving. Well first off the price I'd have to charge to even get minimum wage for my time makes it too expensive for anyone to buy the items I create. Second I'd have to worry about keeping items in stock and making things that sell. I do sell my handspun yarn, but I spin what I like and want to use myself and if it sells that is great but I don't count on my handspun to sell. What I do sell is the yarn I have spun for us at a commercial mill to match and meet customer needs. I'd hate to have to spin 50 pounds of the exact same yarn so for me becoming a production spinner would not be a good idea. But that doesn't mean I don't call my spinning "work".
I have a project right now that is in my GTD system which is to spin the cream Shetland into medium singles for weaving some cloth. I am tracking the actions, it has a defined outcome and I am actively working on it. In the GTD sense it's "work". OTOH I seriously doubt if I'll sell the resulting cloth or something made from it. So it's not a money making opportunity for me.
Income producing is something totally separate from the concept of work in my world.
Besides, how do you characterize things like cleaning the chicken coops out and trading the manure for fresh veges? It's work, and it offsets the need for cash income.
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