August 20, 2014

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Smart phone addiction

Charles Tackett, former President of Falmouth Rotary and the patriarch of a well known family in Pendleton, sent an e mail that intrigued me. It showed several scenes of young persons, mainly high-schoolers and college students in various social settings…on the beach; at ball games, in restaurants, on dates, and at museums. Were they playing dodge ball, cheering their team, conversing over their meal, looking lovingly into each other’s eyes, or studying works of art? None of these! All were absorbed in a 3” X 5” hand held instrument that had them mesmerized!