You know, instead of Blame it on Dateline. Or have I used that before? I would not be surprised. I often fail to post on time, and I almost always watch Dateline I am a little obsessed.
Yes, I did nothing useful last night, unless you count the crocheting I did while I sipped wine and enjoyed true crime. I do enjoy true crime.
If I wanted to rationalize my continual viewing of Dateline (with occasional breaks for Snapped, Forensic Files and otners) (they cancelled Reasonable Doubt, dammit!), I could say that since I write murder mysteries, it falls under the heading of Research. The problem with that rationalization is that I could get a lot better research done at the library. Books are way better than television for research, and I know it.
However, I do not feel I need to rationalize my television viewing. I enjoy it, I do it. Did that sound a little defensive? Well then, quit shaking your finger at me (you know who you are). Shake your booty instead.
Come to think about it, blaming my failure to make my Lame Post Friday post on Friday is also a rationalization. Oh dear. Perhaps I should make up a new headline about rationalizations.