Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Day 124 - Out of Touch

Chris is definitely the news watcher/listener around here. When NPR is not on the radio then it's Fox News or CNN on TV. He tries to learn about the war and things happening overseas to use as ammunition for when it's his turn.

Since he left in March, our TV watching habits have changed. I've made a favorite list on the remote control with all of the kid friendly channels so the kids can flip it themselves and I don't have to worry about what might end up on the screen.

I about died the day Micheal Jackson died. Not because I was sad or anything. It was because I switched favorite lists to watch CNN for a bit out of curiosity...and then I could not get the kid's channel list working again. I thought it would be the end of me. It took me two days of trying to figure it out before I found the remedy.

When Chris was home this weekend, he of course wanted to watch the news. I would not let him switch favorite lists. My sanity is that important. So, we looked up the channel numbers on the internet and hand punched them into the remote. Ah...technology.

So, all of this kid channel watching has kept me up to speed on Sponge Bob and Pokemon, but way behind on pop culture and the news. I might be the only person in the world not watching the Micheal Jackson memorial today. I'm so glad I get to keep those hours of my life. I'll take iCarly any day.


  1. I'm not watching it, but I'm at work. I listen to talk radio all day.

  2. I didn't watch it either. You are not alone in being more up on what is going on in kids shows than pop culture. Most of my work is done within earshot of the tv so I hear a lot of what is going on with Pokemon, YuGiOh, and Sponge Bob.

  3. Hi, HOw is your summer? We need to meet at the park or something! I didn't watch the MJ stuff either. I did see a snippet of his daughter on the internet...