I pondered doing a “what I did on my blog-cation” last week… and I will share, soon.
One thing I did not do until late last week was open my laptop. Nope, I did not look at it once and it felt so good. I realized that in not looking at my laptop also increased not looking at my phone…another win, imo. I needed a dose of digital detox… ahh!
But here we are on a holiday (if you click this link, Google will remind you of the holiday, lol) … or at least the day of no mail delivery and on the cusp of summer solstice…as someone pointed out to me last week that I jumped the gun a bit in my thoughts that summer was starting last week but who was not ready to usher in summer early? Surely not just me, right? lol
I did spend some time pondering Juneteenth over the weekend. I read some poetry… and I rewatched this several times…a good reminder of how fragile freedom is. I also listened to this and I was reminded how much I appreciate Tracy K. Smith and so I tumbled down this lovely rabbit hole. I tried to stay in Digital Detox Land over the weekend but was not as successful as I was earlier in the week… sigh.
One thing I did discover was that a break from “normal” was a very good thing and I hope to bring some of those things with me into this new “back to normal” week…at least, that is my hope! And so I wish you all a very happy Monday!
I will see you all back here on Wednesday!
I’m glad your break was a good one, and I think we could all use a bit of a digital detox every now and then.
Sometimes a break is just what you need and I’m glad yours was so restorative. I can almost smell that lavender!
I’m glad the digital detox and break was just what you needed.
Digital detox is a great idea. When I go away this year I will be without internet and phone signal every night, it will do me good.
I take digital detoxes every now and then . . . and it helps so very much. I’m glad you were able to enjoy a relaxing and computer-free week! XO
I’m such a big fan of digital detox…and then I come back and see and hear so many interesting things. The detox is refreshing in + of itself–and also as reminder to ‘make good choices’ when I AM digitally present. (Like your fine rabbit hole, there!!) I do like how your laptop and phone linked… I took email off my phone (I don’t even remember putting it on in the first place?), and that was a great move. Digital/analog balance–an ongoing WIP!
p.s. what a gorgeous photo. That’s some serious eye candy for me!
It sounds as if the digital break was good for your soul. I’m glad. Happy Summer.