T.V. Junkie gets her fix.

February 8, 2014


I told you we gave up satellite a while ago, right? For the most part it’s working out just fine. We have an Apple TV hooked up so I can watch my favorite shows using my Hulu Plus account ($9 a month), and that’s pretty great. I don’t watch a lot of tv during the week, but on weekends I really like to have t.v. on as I doze off. The problem is: shows have become both precious and difficult. I don’t want to ‘spend’ a good show and sleep through it, but it takes too long to find a ‘throwaway’ show, then it only lasts 44 minutes max. I missed having something to drift away to that kept going.

Well, Sam and Rachel have a digital antenna, so I bought one, too! Lloyd was sick, so I bought it myself, and didn’t even buy the cheapest one, as is my M.O. According to the directions, I should have been able to pick up up to ten channels, but I get 4: CBS, ABC (it stutters out sometimes), Live Well Network and MyNetwork TV that is tied to our other local CBS channel.

It seems to be a good setup. I am spoiled from being able to pause shows – you can’t do that with this. But after 35 naps, I’ll have the cost-per-use down to a dollar.


(It’s the black thing leaning against the t.v. shelf.)


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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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4 Responses to “T.V. Junkie gets her fix.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    You mean you just receive the channels through the air and don’t pay for them? That’s so weird.


  2. Lloyd Said on:

    Is it legal?


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