On Screens

Why Don’t You Put Down The Phone?

The only time I’m not looking at a screen is when I’m biking or sleeping. I don’t do either of these things nearly enough. My screen addiction has been going my entire life, but over the past month or so it’s felt even more insurmountable. These days I am all the way down the rabbit hole before I even know I’ve fallen. I leave my phone in the other room so I won’t be tempted to stare at it. Then I get a text. Then I go to the other room to check the text. Then it is 30 minutes later, and I have been scrolling Instagram Reels the entire time and I do not…

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Carvell Wallace

Carvell Wallace

This is where I experiment. This is where I learn to write.