It is true that I am a product of the 60’s and as such I freely admit to my love of the boob tube! I love comedies, detective mysteries/dramas, and of course the food network!

I totally love comedies that make you think a bit; those are cleverly written and engage the viewer by relating to the everyday struggles that we all experience. I think it makes your own struggles easier to deal with and in a more positive mood. Some of my favorite comedies are Modern Family , The Big Bang Theory, and the ever classic program about nothing, Seinfeld!

One type of television programming that I really don’t find entertaining is all of the “reality” shows. The very name is an oxymoron – these people are not trained actors, and as far as I can tell they do not even have any kind of talent, experience or employment in the REAL world! I really feel that these kinds of programs do the entire American population a huge disservice. By that I mean they are representative to what is our culture as other countries see it.

But, I digress. With the infinite number of cable channels available today it is so easy to get caught up surfing for the entertainment de jour! Weekend mornings are devoted to the Food Network! I love to cook and try new recipes and frequently find myself downloading a recipe most recently watched. There is another network that my kids tease me about watching – Lifetime. Or as they call it the crying channel – as it does bring out my more emotional side.

As an Interior Designer I suppose it would be a sin of some sort to admit to watching HGTV. But I do watch from time to time – not so much the decorating shows – I like to watch the real estate shows where the couples are looking for 2nd homes in Europe or Mexico. It’s interesting to me to be able to see how different cultures design and value, their living spaces.

I have found myself getting caught up in some of the night time dramas, like Gray’s Anatomy and Brothers and Sisters. They can easily become predictable and if/when that happens I’ll be surfing again.

My boyfriend, who has the patience of a saint, humors me and watches along with me while making silly comments and pretending he is all caught up in the show too. He prefers the news networks; CNN, MSNBC and all the other political ones too zzzzzzzzzz… oh sorry, faded out there for a minute. I humor him and his programming choices when necessary.

I hope I haven’t bored you all to death by now. I guess you are all starting to get to know me a little better by reading about my tastes in music, books, films and now TV! I promise to get along with much more interesting posts regarding design and fashion and other aspects of my life.

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