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Confession Time

Jonathan and Kitty have their confession closet, but I don’t want to admit this one on camera.
I’m hooked on another one.  
 
 I admit I watch a lot of reality programming. It started with Survivor and sorta grew from there. Some I watch for snark like The Bachelor, the wife/spouse trading ones (no, not like that) some for inspiration and others for the scenery, like the Amazing Race.
 
This week I discovered Extreme Makeover Home Edition and have already seen about 6 episodes.
I saw the one with the widow with 9 children in Utah, the community organizer in Watts and the young girl allergic to the sun. Allergic to the sun! Who knew!
You probably know the premise. They find a deserving family with a falling down house, send them away for a week and in that time build them their perfect ideal house. So I found myself watching it  and noticed I was grinning from ear to ear at the end of the show when the family sees their house for the first time. I had that same grin at the same part in each episode! What a nice change of pace. To watch something that makes you feel good about your fellow man. I certainly never felt that watching the news or seeing Survivor. So maybe I won’t be ashamed after all. Maybe I’ll say it proudly: I’m a softie. So what.  Don’t judge me.


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