By carolbe on November 17, 2011
The other night, during a heated game of Dominoes, a friend mentioned something he had heard on Bill O'Reilly's TV show. I said I had never watched it. He looked appalled, and stated that I didn't know what was going on in the world. I may not understand what's going on in the world, but I try to stay informed. I don't watch Oprah, either, so it's not a personal aversion to O'Reilly. More of an aversion to TV, since we grew up without it and I never got the habit.
It's not that we don't watch news programs at breakfast time, and sometimes sports. I just can't imagine sitting around for hours on end watching most of the stuff I've seen. I don't look down on people who do, I'm just kind of restless. There's too much good music to listen to, books to read, gardens to tend, dogs to walk, trips to take, and friends to visit to sit around and watch other people do it.