Taking time off…line

lesenUsed to be, I was thrilled to be able to go online. About 15 years ago, I was deeply grateful to those advanced spirits among my acquaintance who permitted me to browse this new bookstore Amazon for a half-hour, and when I was at the university library, I loved looking up that amazing list of Jane Austen sequels I had discovered quite by accident. When I started at my new workplace, unlimited internet access was a major boon. A short time later I got my own internet access at home, and if I’m honest, there were times during which I was close to being seriously addicted. […]