Monday, June 22, 2009

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I am sure you are tired of reading the saga of Hollywood, how betrayed I feel... boo-hoo....I know I'm tired of it. So, I decided to switch gears and focus on positives going on. One such positive is an invention called a DVR. When it first came out, I didn't just hop on the band wagon. One, because of the expense, and two: I just don't go with the trends initially. The cost at the time was $100, shipping cost, and a renewed contract with Dish Network. I'm so cheap, I just couldn't see paying it. But Hunnybunny never gave up his dream. And finally, the price was right: free with a two year contract. We had our old receiver for 5 years upon moving here. So, the contract thing wasn't an issue.

In fact, two years ago, the receiver was struck by lighting, so it was as slow as Christmas. It's nice to push a button and actually GO to the station.
Now, I can download all the sappy, estrogen-laden, girly movies I want to and then play them back while working in my.....sewing room! I took all that pain and ick about Hollywood leaving and totally took his room over with all my quilting stuff. It's grand, I can spread out, watch TV, and sew right next to a window! He may come back, and I can put it all back on my side of the bedroom, but for now, I get to see how the other half lives...having a sewing room. I am currently working on this pattern and yes, I know it's a little much, but I wanted a project that made me learn some new stuff. Know what I mean?

7 comments:

Gina said...

I'm glad you are staying positive. Hey you gained a sewing room out of it so the 'every cloud has a silver lining' saying must be true.

I love the dress pattern. I'm gearing up to making Gemma's prom dress. It's not for two years or so but I like to start my panic early.

Love and hugs Gina xxx

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

Yay! You're own sewing room! I love having a space that I don't have to share or clean up everytime I'm done sewing. I can just leave it and come right back when I want to and it's all waiting for me! I did the DVR early on when they came out! Aren't they great?! We actually have two...hubby can record his sports crap and I can record my shows! Works great! Secrets to a happy marriage? Giggle!

Debra said...

I hope you have a nice date planned for when you finish your dress!

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