Article | January 12, 2016

The Comfort Of Predictable Outcomes In Movies And Higher Ed

Source: OnBase by Hyland
Predictable Outcomes

By Laurel Stiller via The OnBase Blog

It was Saturday, November 14, and the holiday music was already playing on an FM station in the Cleveland area. I rolled my eyes, bemoaned that the holidays come earlier and earlier every year and then left that station on.

Just a week later, I started a week of vacation. Pre-Thanksgiving, there was plenty to do, but I had a bad cold and for a couple of days all I could do was lay on the couch and watch TV. I discovered that my cable provider had recently added the Hallmark Channel to our lineup.

You know what’s coming next, right?

I started watching rounds of Hallmark Holiday movies. My girls came home from school and were now off on vacation the rest of the week. I think we watched three movies that first night alone. One right after the other.

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