I have always known that there is so much more available on the computer along with the Internet than I will ever know or understand, and I do try to learn as much as I possibly can, when I can. I’ve heard for some time now that you can watch tv online, but I’ve never really learned that much about it. I don’t watch tv all that much, there isn’t all that much out there that I enjoy watching, but I’ve always thought it would be pretty cool to have the option of online tv.
I stumbled onto a really cool website from Clicker, which is a guide to tv shows on the Internet. Clicker has just integrated with Facebook with the hopes of being more personalized by highlighting the tv shows that the user’s “friends” like to watch, which is a pretty cool concept. Facebook is changing all types of things these days. Funny but I very rarely hear anything about My Space anymore. Facebook has taken over in a big way and I wonder what all it will offer their users in the next couple of years.
For more information about clicker and what they are all about I would urge you to take a look at their website as well as the article from the N.Y. Times.
The only thing that I can come up with to give to my cousin Sharon for her 30th birthday this year is mic attachment for keyboard stands. We are supposed to keep our family gifts under $40 and the mic attachment that I found online is $39.99, so that would be perfect. Sharon and I were very close growing up. We used to put on little dance recitals for the family in our basement. Some where in the attic we have some old family movies that has one of our little shows recorded. Back then there wasn’t any sound provided on the movies, which is too bad. It would be so cool if you could hear the music that we played in the background. But at least the pictures are pretty clear and they are in color, not black and white.
I am going to ask my father if he can find those old movies. It would be cool to watch them that day for the whole family to enjoy once again. It has been many years since any of them have been brought out and played. I just hope the old projector still works. Maybe I can take them and get them transferred onto DVDs after I get my tax refund check back, which should any day now.
After watching another rerun with Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory play the bongo drums the other night, I found myself interested in finding some decent bongo drums for sale to have around the place to use for various reasons. I remember having a set of bongo drums in the basement of the house that I grew up in. We had some fun times banging away on those poor bongo drums.
My best friend and I went totally ga ga over the book, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, way back in junior high school. We completely devoured that book in a matter of days, and were most pleased to find that in 8th grade English class that our favorite book was one of the required readings, which needed a book report done on completion. We knew we had it made it the shade for that one, and we did. I remember both of us teaming up together and getting an A+ on it. Easiest A+ ever!
It was most unfortunate that when the movie came out that we were not happy with it one bit, the actors that they had picked for the parts were all wrong and they left out so very much that was awesome in the book, but we watched it anyway, for what it was worth.
One of my favorite channels to watch is The Animal Planet. The show “Whale Wars” is most interesting and has brought a lot of attention to the problems that these whales are experiencing. It’s good to see people dedicate their time and their safety to these water creatures that have fascinated people for so long all over the world. Amazing what we can do if we pull together for a common cause such as this one.