When I came home from my first semester of college, I was treated to a great surprise. My mom had found a cable provider at http://www.cable-tv.com/wow-cable/, and signed up for cable service. Before that, we had been using over the air television for years. All of the shows that my friends were talking about, I didn’t see them when they aired. I had to watch the shows on my slow Internet connection, and hope that my friends didn’t spoil anything for me until I had a chance to see the shows for myself.
While in college, I lived in a dorm, and we had cable in every room, so it was a big step up from what I was used to at home. All of the channels and shows being live was a great experience for me, but sometimes it did cut into my studying and homework a little. I had to cut back and focus on what was important, or I would fail my classes. Continue reading Finally Our House Has Cable