It's kind of like listening to music. I can remember a time that seems like not so long ago when I would just sit and listen to music and revel in the sounds and other worlds that were opened to me when I just sat and listened-- experienced-- the music.
Or sitting down to read a novel. There was a time when I would curl up in a chair and actually read a book cover to cover just for the sheer enjoyment of it.
I don't really do those things anymore. Nowadays I listen to music while I'm doing something else, and my reading is confined to a chapter or two in the Bathroom of the Elder Gods (AKA the library). Hell, I don't even sit and watch TV shows anymore but that I'm working on something at the same time, whether it be painting a corpse or installing a new operating system or drilling holes in something that's going to become something else.
Tonight I have to install the new trailer hitch and towing package on Nookie. Hopefully it won't rain, because I'm doing this outside (seeing as I don't have a garage yet). And I have to work it in with walkies too, so I'll likely be working with lights under the vehicle. After that I need to continue work on one of the CONvergence projects (there are currently two happening in my basement) and finish painting the deathpuppet.