Just Hang Up The Phone For A Little While

Friday, January 24, 2014

First off I’m all about technology, don't get me wrong. But Just for thought, what happened to the days of taking a walk and enjoying the scenery without having a phone glued to one's ear or eyes glued to the screen, or playing a nice quiet round of golf without phones going off every 30 seconds, or going to movie and being able to enjoy without ringers going off and people having conversations on their phones, or having a nice dinner and conversation without people talking on their phones at the loudest possible decibel next to you, having a conversation with our children and not having them worry about who is texting them at that very moment because what we are saying is that unimportant, or being able to drive to work and not being worried about the driver next to you who is face down in a text or is oblivious to their surroundings because so they are deep in thought about their conversation, and on and on?  

I guess what I'm getting at is there was a day (and I remember those days) when people didn't have to be connected to their phone 24/7 and could actually enjoy the little things in life without being interrupted at any given moment. 

Just hang up the phone every now and then and look around, you might be surprised what you see. 

Chris Morgan

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