Oz Whiston writing as Oz Drummond (birdhousefrog) wrote,
Oz Whiston writing as Oz Drummond

Experiment Fails

Well, the general test of my stamina yesterday failed miserably. Most of the work was done after J came home and all three of use were working together. I needed E to help me finish up the tree trimming, for god's sake. I did make a run to the bookstore with just enough time to spare to get back and pick up E from school. Had I hit traffic, she would have been in the school office. And why did I push it that late? I got sucked into watching Voyager on Spike. Weird.

And speaking of stuck in some twilight zone, I called and argued with the satellite company again. I paid more money, but the stupid new DVR won't be here until Jan 5. So I got this brainstorm (obsessive thought I couldn't let go of) that I would be able to unplug the DVR from our bedroom and hook it up to the main TV which hasn't had any TV for six months. A couple of hours later, I'm watching Voyager reruns. Which means I succeeded in outsmarting the stupid thing and got it jury-rigged to the main TV for the next 2 weeks. Because otherwise, anyone wanting to watch bowl games would be watching them in my bedroom. But all that obsessive pondering left me pretty drained. And obviously susceptible to bad TV. I have nothing against Voyager, nothing against Ellen DeGeneres, but it's just not something I normally do...stare at TV for hours during the day, idly flipping channels.

Oh and I won't even mention the headfirst dive into the reese's peanut butter cups. No, that wasn't a pretty sight.

Frog Out

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