Slamming the Screen Door: Dispatches From a Summer Unplugged, Part II

TO recap: on June 1, my two sons and I went screen-free for the summer. No smartphones, tablets, computers, Internet, or television for 70 days. I’ve been keeping a daily journal about our low-tech experiment. Here are a few excerpts.

Any photos that may appear with this article were sent ahead in May. These excerpts were typed on an old Smith-Corona, then scanned as a PDF by my not-unplugged husband and sent along to The Weeklings.

Pinterest, for reals.

Pinterest, for reals.

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About Whitney Collins

Whitney Collins (@theunpoet) is the author of The Hamster Won't Die and Hank Is Dead. She is the creator of the humor sites errant parent and The Yellow Ham. Her writing appears on Salon, The Huffington Post, Glamour, McSweeney's, The Big Jewel, Loop, and The Barnes and Noble Book Blog among others. After last winter's wrath, and endless technology, she is spending 70 days this summer screen free: no computers, tablets, smartphones, or TVs. www.whitneycollins.com
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