Commercial cleaning

January 24, 2007

Journal, Lauren

God bless American Idol.

That was just dreadful.

I watch a lot of t.v. I mean – a LOT of t.v. I justify it by doing ‘commercial cleaning’ – getting up and putting things away during the 2 – 3 minute breaks. (Did you know that an hour of television can have between 16 – 24 minutes of commercials?) I like doing it this way because it compliments my quasi-ADD personality. (Excuse me: ‘flighty’.) American Idol is the best show for this because there’s no big loss if you don’t get back to the television right on time.

The down side is that when I see a clean room, the urge to make some sort of prototype overwhelms me and the room’s a mess within minutes. Oh, well.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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9 Responses to “Commercial cleaning”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Well, at least you don’t channel surf during commercials. It always makes me so nervous when people do that. I keep thinking we’re gonna miss something! I never change the channel when I’m watching a show. But I don’t clean during commercials. I usually just sit.


    • Michele (Brad's friend) Said on:

      I usually grade during commercials, but somehow I can’t see you doing that Brad.


    • Peggy Said on:

      Do you watch the commercials, or literally just sit?

      I read, but I’m gonna give this cleaning thing a try … maybe.

      When I do change channels, I usually get hooked into something else & forget what I was watching in the first place. I never change channels if it’s a really good show!


    • Lauren Said on:

      On lazy nights I DO channel surf, but I have incredibly honed timing, and always, ALWAYS return exactly on time. It took years of dedicated watching to build those skills.


  2. Annette Said on:

    I love you Simon!



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