So outside of beekeeping, what do people do? I have an unhealthy collection of board games i play with friends as often as possible.

We are in a board game revolution and have been for a decade. So many new "eurogames" that rely more on strategy and less dice rolling. And a myriad of other game mechanics that are just awesome.

Some of my Favorites are:
Catan, especially with Cities and Knights expansion.
Dominion, deck builder
Terraforming mars
Colt Express

just to name a few.