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An Experiment . . .

After coming home from work today, I noticed a few things were “off” in the house.  The clock on the microwave flashed it’s green LEDs telling me to input the time.  So did the oven display.  At that point, it seemed pretty obvious to me.

Power outage.

No big deal, I thought.  Luckily I was at work all day and didn’t have to sit at home when this happened.  Everything seemed to be in working order.

Then I tried to turn on my television.

*     *     *

So . . . long story short, my beautiful 47″ LED television didn’t work.  I unplugged it.  Then re-plugged it. Nothing.  I was about to take the back panel off when I thought to see if my warranty still applied.  Again, nothing.

At that point, I thought that this would happen to me:

Luckily, I still had some beer.

Anyway, instead of really diving into some frustration over this event, I thought to myself “Hey Self!  Why don’ t you use this time away from the television to do some other things.  Like helping a friend out with some writing.  Maybe do more writing yourself?  Pick up the guitar again?  Go running?  Drawing?  Painting?  Underwater Basket Weaving?”

Yes, one of those things I made up.

Anyway, so this is my experiment.  I’m going to continue trying to repair my television, but I’m not going to get a new one, or transfer my bedroom television downstairs.  I’m going to leave it off.  At least until school starts.  I’m going to see what I can do during the day without the distraction of the television.  The Olympics are over and I definitely sat around a few more “hours” than I had intended.  So let’s see what I can do.  I’m sure I’ll be online more, especially now that I’m addicted to that silly Simcity Social Game, but I’m hoping I won’t increase my “online” time just because I can’t find another media avenue to explore.

Anyway, I’m going to do my best to keep writing about this experiment as it continues.  It’s been done before, but not by me.  So it’ll be interesting to see the results in a few week’s time.

Wish me luck and focus people.  The experiment begins now.

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