Monday, March 24, 2008

Greatest Invention

I would have to rank the alarm clock, that my MIL gave us for Christmas, somwhere after Television but before the computer as one of the greatest inventions ever.

This clock can project the time on the cieling or wall so you don't have to actually roll over to see the time. This clock just made the act of sleeping, lazier. How cool is that?


25 comments:

Anonymous said...

What happens when it is 11:34. That may scare you one morning that you are in the wrong place.

Aunt Jo said...

But it is backwards.

Bogart in P Towne said...

I have wanted one of those for some time...my grandparents had one and I thought it was so cool. I might have to just pull the trigger and take one down.

Circus Kelli said...

Oooo, cool!

But I'd still have to do math to figure out the correct time...

Mainline Mom said...

Heehee at anonymous' comment...very clever.

Scarlett Wanna Be said...

I could have used one of those last night. Big D was sick and I kept having to wake up, lean over him, and check the time to see how many hours he had gone without throwing up. After a while, I got tired of having to sit all the way up to see the time...I kind of wanted to make him sleep on the floor so I could see the clock better...but that wouldn't have been nice. I suppose the next option was to move the clock, but that would have taken to much effort.

amelia said...

We have one of those and I LOVE it! I hate it when we travel and don't have it with us because I am so used to looking at it at night.

Lowa said...

That is funny. YOu need to go watch this guy talk about that very thing~

http://www.timhawkins.net/video-audio.htm

Then click on "Tim on Products". Pretty daggum funny! Being a homeschooling mother, I REALLY get a kick out of his "Homeschool Family" song:) I wanna order his DVD!

Young Creations said...

That is so cool. I have never seen anything like that before. Thanks for sharing.
Lauren

Anonymous said...

I had one, but my eye sight is so horrible I can't read the projection in bed without glasses so the usefulness is completely lost on me. Sad.

Sassy said...

Yes, that is. Funny, I am only 30 something and I suddenly cannot focus on the clock numbers, watch numbers, letters on paper....don't have on my glasses now, so who knows what I am typing!

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Steve said...

So wait...

If your head is on the pillow looking up, wouldn't the numbers be backwards? Wouldn't that be 81:6?

(Am I just overthinking things?)

gigglepotamus said...

LOL... you can reverse the image so that the numbers face the right way when laying in bed.

Charity Donovan said...

I like it, i luv it...gotta have it. I would no longer have to ask the better half if it's time to feed the babies in the middle of the night...because god forbid I actually lift my precious skull from the pillow & check the clock myself.

kalki said...

I am all for lazier sleeping.

Can you program it to say other things? You are SO totally late! or something?

Circus Kelli said...

Oh! Make it say "No, really... you might as well just stay in bed all day today. You can try to get up tomorrow."

Anonymous said...

I just got myself one, and it's so great. I don't even have to roll over to see the time, just kind of crack open one eyeball and point it in the general direction of the ceiling.

Aimee Greeblemonkey said...

See, I think (especially given my history of night terrors) that would scare the bejuzus out of me!!!

Claudia said...

That IS cool, but you know what I've always wanted? One of those Zen alarm clocks, that's supposed to gently rouse you from slumber one level of consciousness at a time...But hot damn are they pricey. Zen can be expensive sometimes. :)

creative-type dad said...

Wow, that's cool.

That could have all kinds of uses - like projecting the time on people's butts...

Ali said...

"I before E, except after C"

Did you not learn this in elementary school? Just giving you a bad time! They really need to get that Blogger spellcheck working again!

MoxieMamaKC said...

I HAVE THIS CLOCK! I got one of these for Christmas and it is SO awesome, I don't know how I lived without it! It truly is the greatest invention. I hated having to sit up in the middle of the night to blearily squint over my husband to see the clock. Now I just have to look up. It's so nice. Or maybe I'm just that lazy.

Angela said...

I have only one word for this post...

WANT!

becky said...

I love this thing! I kind of want one, but then again, I hate seeing the time while I'm in bed b/c it reminds me of having to wake up for work. hah