On Screens

In Love With Strangers

On Saturday I sat at a farmer’s market trying desperately not to look at my phone. I had been feeling for days that my life had become almost 100% screens. I wake up and look at a screen for an hour, make a cup of coffee, work on a screen all day, and then relax on a screen in the evening. It wasn’t that I didn’t know better, it was just that I felt powerless over it. It seemed beyond my control. I needed to break the spell and I wasn’t sure how.

I went to the gym in the morning, had an exhausting leg day which left me feeling like I might…



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