Archive | April 2013

My Week without Television


Drops of Magic

Okay, I did it. I hid my remote and pulled the cord on my TV for a week. This is my diary of the unplugged experience:

Day one: I spent the afternoon on a long hike with a bunch of friends. Then came home, drank wine and emailed people on facebook. Barely noticed that I hadn’t turned on the tv all day.

Day two: I had a glorious beach day with a friend and our dogs. I did at times think longingly about my favourite shows. When I told my pal I was giving up tv for a week she asked if I was crazy. Yes, maybe… I spent the evening on the sofa, hugging my dog, staring into space and compulsively playing old cds. Did not feel good.

Day Three: Home from the office and I almost picked up and turned on the remote. Decided to tuck it away in the back…

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