April 18, 2007
We’re off to Costa Rica this week for the kids’ spring break, where I am blissfully unplugged from both email and cellphone. Going cold turkey has proven to be easier than I thought — and incredibly refreshing. Another reminder that the always-on, ultra-connected world we now live in is both a blessing and a curse.
Miraculously, I discovered this morning that the remote safari-lodge where we are staying for 2 days, 3 hours deep into the Costa Rican rainforest, has Internet via satellite. So, with the sun coming up over the misty jungle mountains, I decided to update the blog with a quick vacation journal.
But to keep my mind and soul cleansed, I am not checking email or RSS feeds…