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Monday, August 21, 2006

Tranquil Sounds and Massaging Bath Pillow

It seems like a lot of my blind or visually impaired friends have one of those nature sound radios. They either have the one that includes the alarm clock or the one that constantly repeats the nature sounds until you turn it off.

I am a person who loves to listen to rain and thunderstorms. I think they are peaceful in their own way and I find them very relaxing. Here's a great idea to bring the sounds of nature to your bathtub.

This waterproof pillow attaches to any smooth bathtub surface using two suction cups, and provides ergonomic support via its contoured nodule design which cushions the neck, and the pillow also plays digital recordings of soothing natural sounds, including Ocean Surf, Rain, Rain Forest, and Woodlands while providing a gentle vibrating massage. The audio and massage functions operate in conjunction or independently at the touch of a button. Requires three AA batteries. 6 1/2" W x 14" L x 4" D. (1 3/4 lbs.)

Click this link to purchase the Tranquil Sound Massaging Bath Pillow from the Hammacher Schlemmer website.

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