People will often ask me: "What are you doing with your life?"
To which I'll reply one of many things, such as: "Classes", "Working", "Partying" or some other nonsensical answer.
But when I say: "Yeah, I take classes from 12:30PM-7:30PM" or "Sure, I work the graveyard shift, from 6PM-6AM", their first question back always surprises me.
When do you daven Mincha? When do you daven Ma'ariv? When do you daven Shachris? When do you make time to learn? Or a host of other questions along the same lines, depending what time slot we are talking about.
How about this: Why don't you learn to mind your own business.
If I choose to daven, that's my issue.
If I choose to do it solo, that's still, my issue.
If I choose not to do it at all...well, I think everyone gets the point by now.
Why does everyone think that my religiousness, is their issue?
I am not talking about family members, who even though it isn't their issue, I could see their reasons for asking.
I am talking about people I haven't seen in a few years, or people I am just meeting for the first time.
While everyone gets curious, and I expect those questions at some point. It's really infuriating when its the first thing that is said to me in conversation.
So as I said before, it's time for people to learn to mind their own business!