National TV TurnOff Week 2008
I've visited the National TV Turnoff website a few times lately to get the dates for this year. They sure do need a little help with web design. If I knew how, I would volunteer my services. Yes, I feel very strongly about this issue.
The website is looking a lot better since last year, but the info posted is not very well organized and lots of dead end click-throughs with no info. A few weeks ago it looked as though the theme this year was "Power Down. Dream Big." I thought that was cool, but now I don't see that posted on the site.
My point being - don't expect the website to inspire you to turn off your TV for a week. Just do it! It's not easy, but it really is a great experience. Next week I will post stories and hopefully inspiration. I've tried to convince people to get on this bandwagon, but so far maybe only 'becca has done it. Right now I am thinking 'becca might not even have a TV. That would be even better than not turning it on for a week.
I'm really not campaigning against TV altogether, but if the idea of not watching TV for a whole week sounds absolutely preposterous to you, than maybe you should seriously consider why it is you can't stop?