Monthly Archives: January 2020

On “Non-Places” and Being

Deleting my social media accounts was step-one in my effort to unplug from my smart phone and, subsequently, enjoy the present. My thought process has been greatly shaped by both Wendell Berry and Cal Newport, two men on opposite spectrums but who share a commonality on living a more simple life. Though Berry lives in the farming lands of Kentucky and Newport is a tenured professor in Washington, DC, the commonality between them is simple: live in the present.

And even that statement is oversimplifying them. Continue reading