I'm sorry. I'm truly very sorry. I have gotten plenty of things wrong in your short lives, and there will be plenty more I will likely handle badly. This one is going to hurt. I'm taking away your screens. Permanently. I know. I've threatened before when you couldn't keep yourself together when I've said, "Times … Continue reading I’m Sorry – A Letter to My Kids
I think most people are the same in that we often have opposing ideas. Our ideals can often contradict our reality, such as our beliefs not always being aligned with our actions. If I had my way, I would live in a world without clutter. Paperwork and "stuff" that litters our countertops in piles would … Continue reading Push Pull
Okay. I know, I know. I've done this before but this time....well, this time - it's sticking. I know I struggle with spending too much time with my face stuck in front of one kind of screen or another. I love gadgets of all kinds and the technology really is amazing. (Especially considering I learned how … Continue reading Giving up Gadgets. Again.
Well, my little iphone experiment is a bit of a failure. Sort of. I haven't turned it back on yet, but I am going to shortly. With an upcoming deployment, the awesome hubbs has offered to give his up (since he won't be able to use it anyway) so we can still save a bit … Continue reading Failure with caveats….
I am seriously having withdrawals. We went in and did it last night. We downgraded the iphone. I don't think I will ever forget the look on the guy's face that was helping us. I seriously think he thought I had two heads. "Downgrade? Really? From the iphone?" "Yes, we are looking to lower our … Continue reading 2 Heads and Second Thoughts
Tomorrow I will be disconnecting my iPhone. And while I will miss the gadget-y features (yes, gadget-y is a word! 😉 I'm actually looking forward to it.In the past couple of days I haven't been checking my phone as much in "preparation" for the "surgery". Surprisingly enough, I've felt more relaxed and much more "in … Continue reading Amputation Time Part II