Dr. Cara Barker: Unplugging: Four Steps to Reconnecting With What Matters
Sitting at Starbuck’s on Lake Street, sipping tea, I’m wondering if you’ve given yourself permission to take a pause today? Or, if not a pause, then at least a ‘pause-ette.’ It’s tricky these days, isn’t it? So much to do, so little time.
With some degree of nostalgia, fondly I remember the days before e-mail, the Web, the laptop. The days before those dinosaur computers at the university computer lab when the apparatus filled up an entire room, when collecting data meant schlepping cardboard boxes just to store the output so that you could carry them without spillage all over tarnation. Gone are the days when there were neither voicemail, nor cell phones.
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