Always a Kid

"Are you ready kids? Aye, aye, captain!" ... these words echo through my room every now and then when I'm eating a meal or preparing to go to bed. I don't know many "adults" who watch "Spongebob Squarepants", but I do know, this may not be normal. I don't even know how many actually know this but I'm pretty immature. I like to watch cartoons (two of my favorites are "Spongebob Squarepants" and "Phineas and Ferb") and by cartoons, I mean cartoons aimed at kids. I do watch other animated TV shows such as "Futurama", "Family Guy", "Archer", but those of course are for "mature" audiences. I think a good reason cartoons maintain a presence in my life is because of my little brother who is 14 years younger. Thus cartoons have pretty much dominated my life on TV. But one thing I know for sure, cartoons help me relax at the end of the day. I love normal TV shows but the suspense, the drama, etc, all make me want to think, imagine, and discuss. With cartoons, I pretty much just sit back, relax and let my mind go blank and consume the entertainment. It's quite frightening to think about. Maybe it's lowering my IQ every single time ...

I want to think my IQ isn't decreasing but I do think I am more easily distracted and have a difficult time focusing when I'm not in a full crunch mode with work. I also find myself not willing to put in extra effort at times when I know if I put in my all, that I could easily accomplish the tasks at hand. Alas, I enjoy the cartoons. I watch "Spongebob Squarepants" as I end up clearing my mind and immersing myself in a different world. I don't have to think, I don't have to talk, I can just watch. "Phineas and Ferb" on the other hand is wonderfully imaginative. I love the inventions and the double storyline that flows through each episode. It reminds me a lot of "Dexter's Labratory" as that too had double storyline with Monkey and also had some pretty imaginative stuff going on.

To be honest, I don't know where I was going with this post. I merely wanted to express how I spend some of my free time. I don't know others who do this but all I know is that I think it helps me. Maybe I should avoid "Spongebob Squarepants" though because it has gotten a lot worse in my opinion. The level of "stupidity" present with the characters sometimes goes too far that I don't like having my brother watch it because I think it'll influence him in a negative way.

Well, if there is anyone reading my blog, what are your thoughts? What do you do in your free time to clear your mind and relax?

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