Vintage me hanging out on the strip before I ever got married even!
When I went to college I learned to appreciate the amazing freedom of being an adult. You could just sit in a book store and read while sipping on Starbucks Hot Chocolate and not have a care in the world. I loved just laying back by myself and just chilling out. I loved hanging out w/friends and family but I also found great joy in being alone (yes I even owned a cat).
Honestly I miss it so much. I either have kids who need attention or work that needs attention. There never really is a good hour where I am by myself and can just waste time, and I miss it. I offered on Labor Day for Chris to take the kids and hang w/his family so I could go see a movie on my own and he thought I was a lunatic (people don't go to movies on thier own according to him). I think he hates asking me to run to the store late at night for Tylenol or something b/c even though we live 5 mins from a Walgreens I saunter up and down the aisles and take the scenic route home... it is nice just to veg a little.
That is life though and I know when the kids are grown up I will have more freedom and will really miss these days. You always want what you can't have. So for now the trick is enjoying, as my mom calls it, "them critters" and remember that some solitude is coming back one day.