Quote From Someone
My motto was to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was to
-- Hank Aaron (1934-) American Baseball Player (Retired)
The Unbearable Lightness of Un-Being
Everywhere I go, from down the hall in my office building toward the elevators, from out of my office building to my car, from my car into the grocery store, from my car into the restaurant, from inside my car driving down the street, from inside my car stopped at an intersection, I see people doing the same thing.
I see people in all these places with their faces down in their smartphone, tablet or phablet.
Walking down a sidewalk now includes having one’s face pointed down toward the gadget in hand. Walking to the bathroom while on break at work now involves having one’s face pointed down toward the gadget in hand. Walking from your car to the store and back again now involves having one’s face pointed down toward the gadget in hand. Driving in your car, truck or SUV now involves having your face pointed downward to the gadget in hand. Sitting in a room of someone’s home to spend time with the people who live in that home now involves having your face pointed downward to the gadget in hand.
When we all get to the end of our time here and our lives flash before our eyes I am sure we will miss even that because we will all have our faces pointed down to the gadget in our hand.