Sunday, March 16, 2014

SOL Day 16: Love My DVR

There's nothing better than spending a Sunday afternoon curled up on the couch doing something mindless. I know there are those of you out there who are all productive on their weekends. Cleaning the house, doing laundry, writing lesson plans, pre-cooking meals and freezing them for the week. I like to spend my Sundays relaxing. Sometimes that means watching movies, sometimes it's reading a book, sometimes it's sleeping late and then taking a nap a few hours later. Today, it was catching up on the shows I have recorded on my DVR.

With a husband who is a film critic, we often get television shows that he has to watch and review. Because they all arrive at the same time, the best way to get them watched without going crazy is to watch them as they are aired. So, not only do we record shows that we want to watch, we also record things that we have to watch. 

What I have discovered is that the best thing about having a DVR is the ability to skip the commercials. Not only do I get to avoid being sold on some new miracle product, but I also get to avoid seeing previews of terrible television shows and movies. An added bonus is that it also takes less time to watch the shows when I don't watch the commercials. 

I honestly don't know how people watch television without the aid of a DVR. 

1 comment:

  1. I loved reading your slice about relaxing -- since I am usually the girl you mentioned at the beginning who has to use the seventh day to catch up on her other six. I do love our DVR though, just like you, because I can watch what I want when I want and without interruptions. Best!