My smartphone has been dead since Friday morning when it didn’t wake me up to get the kids off to school. (Michael was out of town on business, and I woke up on my own at 6:53 a.m. with Walsh’s carpool ride sitting outside my house and Lilina’s ride coming in 17 minutes.)
My smartphone is my phone, camera, internet, calendar and alarm clock to remind me to do important things like pick up my children. It also entertains me while waiting in carpool with Candy Crush, Facebook and Twitter.
I was pretty upset that my smartphone let me down. My irritation continued on Saturday when I couldn’t revive it and had to make sure the babysitter had Michael’s number in her phone and vice versa.
However, when we arrived at the wedding that night it was very liberating not to have a phone. I didn’t feel the need to check it all the time or document everything by video or photography. I just enjoyed the company, food, drink and music.
It still wasn’t working on Sunday so Monday I took it in