Monday, November 30, 2009


On the last day of November, I find myself happy that the month is over. It is not that I want Christmas to hurry and get here, it is more because I am tired of wracking my brain and trying to figure out something interesting to post. I feel that I have done a very poor job this year. I seem to have lost any of the little creative edge that I have had in the past. Maybe the posts will be better now that the pressure to produce is off and I can wait to post when I have something blog worthy.

It is still nice outside today but I am having trouble motivating myself to do anything. I was going to try to do some outdoor decorating. I would just like to sit and watch television but my satellite is acting wonky and I can't get it to work. I don't know what happened to it. I was going to go and change the channel and then everything went fuzzy and it says that there is no signal. I tried pushing all kinds of buttons. Nothing. I would watch a movie but somebody that I won't name took the DVD player into the basement and I don't know how to hook it up plus I don't think I can get it to work because I don't know what buttons to push or which remote to push them on. I used to know. I am going to have to write it all down. Mike has gone to work so I can't call for him to fix it. On my own, I am pathetic. I will have to go into the basement and see if that TV works. I guess if I watch down there, I can start to clean the basement and get it ready for Christmas, you know, haul out all the decorations and stuff. I should just go and have a nap. Frankie and Roscoe are. Sometimes animals are smart.


The Invisible Mo said...

Haha. Don't you have the instruction book. It's not that hard. You put the cable from your satellite into the DVD player's "in plug". You hook a short piece of cable to the dvd player's "out plug" and run it to the tv and put it in the tv's "in plug". There are technical terms like "cable in" "cable out" assigned to the little plug-in holes where these cables go. The terms are different per unit. Try it.
if your dvd has a place to use a connector cable (the kind with red, yellow, and white plugs) just use that and plug it into the front Video outlets. (like a video game).
Choose video on your remote and it should work.
Don't forget to plug it into the electrical outlet. haha.

Christine said...

You lost me on the first sentence. I pushed a few more buttons and got the TV to work. I think the satellite must have been out for a little while.

To play the DVD I have to put it on an auxiliary channel. Same with playing games.

I will get Mike to hook up the DVD. It is simpler.

Jientje said...

I would be lost too.

footsack said...

I'm with you on this one! I don't know how to hook up a DVD player either and I have never even taped a show to watch it later. I am sooo lost at all that stuff too.

Bientje said...

I know the feeling. There will be many more things to come where otherwise you would just ask your hubby to look at it... I would be lost to, trust me! But you're not pathetic at all Christine! Just a little lost!
Big hug!