Whether I spend it on gaming, or programming, or anything else. I find it's a fairly narrow window betweent hat point where the dogs start deciding it's time for bed, and they decide me getting on the computer before bed isn't a valid excuse for it being too early for bed.
Shortly after Misty's nightly meds the dogs usually want to get ready for bed. When they decide if I'm not in bed yet there's going to be treats to pay is rarely long after :/.
Actually Willow always kind of wants treats but she knows after bed her odds of success go waaay down.
On the flip side in that narrow window for getting things done, I've got speakers and some nice music on the Country Jukebox. But of course it's long past the point of going to bed before the dogs get anymore antsy, lol.