543 Day Writing Journey

Taking a Break. Day 115.

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Although I enjoy seeing posts of people’s pets, kids, accomplishments, and so on, I need a break.

I find myself at times aimlessly scrolling and seeing the same posts over and over, not because I’m being deliberate about it, but because I am using it as some type of pacifier. My focus has been compromised and my attention has become fogged.

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543 Day Writing Journey

The New Show-and-Tell. Day 49.

Sun was peaking through the windows of the Primary Elementary School in Southampton, MA. as I held up a small, pink dinosaur. I didn’t speak, but just stood there and held it up with my thumbs and pointers for everyone to see. I made no eye contact with my classmates, and I remember feeling frozen. When my turn was over, I sat down on the flat carpet in a slouchy crisscross applesauce, relieved it was over.

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543 Day Writing Journey

Day Twenty-Eight

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The memes were being created as Facebook and Instagram went dark yesterday for a longer time than users felt comfortable with. People cleaned out junk drawers, met deadlines, and fiddled around with Twitter. Also, there was no need to make dinner plates presentable and treadmills were available at the local gyms. I think we all started to wonder what a world without social media would be like, one without blurry, noseless photos and ignorant arguments by chest-pounding warriors of the keys.

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