I’m a happy camper today!
Our Home Theater receiver stopped working … oh, about two years ago. I think we had a power surge or something … anyway, since that time I haven’t been able to listen to the radio or my CDs. Well I guess I could have played CDs on my computer (but it’s already slow) or listened to a portable radio – but it’s not the same!
A few months ago my husband was all Gung Ho about buying a new receiver for our home theater system, but as it turns out that’s not so easy since we have a powered bass speaker and newer receivers don’t have that (or the other way around – non-powered?). Not to mention the fact that we have absolutely NO money to spend on things like this anyway.
As it turns out my husband was walking our dog early this morning and he passed by a house having a garage sale. He saw a Kenwood receiver and the people only wanted $10 for it. So he decided to buy it after the man he’d been speaking with assured him that it does work.
I had slept in and by the time I got up my husband was busy hooking the “new” receiver to TV, Multi-CD player (holds 200 cds!) and speakers.
That was a nice surprise … especially when we discovered that it did work! Now if only someone would “leave’ a few jars of the best face wrinkle creams for my dry skin outside my door that would really make my day!
We listened to music all afternoon as we did things around the house and it was great! Finally … our TV can have a bigger break each day while I listen to music or the radio.
It’s been so long since I was able to easily listen to the music that I love. Music also seems to make me feel a bit better when my Crohn’s is acting up … so who knows, maybe this will help my health a little bit too.
I’d say that the price of $10 that my husband paid for the receiver was a good deal when it made me so happy.