morning invitations * reconsider

Eric Pickersgill

Yeah, we might be side by side but we're completely disconnected ... and most certainly unavailable in the truest sense of the word.

We're somewhere else and our body language says it all.

And even if we do exchange a couple of words, our souls aren't resonating because our attention is captured by some random person or a created image from a distant place.

Photographer Eric Pickersgill removed all the smart phones and digital devices from a recently published series of photos.  And what remains will take your breath away.

And not in the best sense of the word ...

It's all so surreal, unsettling, scary.  This, a sad, alarming wake-up call.  For sure.

Go ahead.  Tell me we're not addicted.

Check out this startling photographic project ...

And then head over to one of my favorite blogs, No Sidebar, and this week's article, The Key to Simplifying Your Digital Life.  We're talking super-practical, common sense, must-reading ...


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