Snowy Distractions

Ah, winter. The time of cold and snow. Where it snows overnight seemingly every time that the weather goes that direction. It seems that this week I’ve spent more time outside in the morning than I have been doing anything else. Others in the household need to get up to take shifts and therefore, being … Continue reading Snowy Distractions


"Blocked"a short story by Jeremy C Kester (all rights reserved) She was quiet as she looked at the dish in front of her. I wasn’t paying much attention to her as Instagram had my attention piercing my brain through the digitized images transferred to the screen of my phone. Honestly, it wouldn’t have mattered much … Continue reading Blocked


The other night, I did something that I didn’t believe myself capable of doing. It was a day after another action of similar intent. What did I do? I deleted four apps from my phone. Apps that I opened and used every day. Games, to be specific. Much like clearing space on the phone, taking … Continue reading Reduction

Less & Less Phone Time

It’s been one of my bigger goals of late. Being on my phone less. Cell phones, while a great tool, have ended up being a major, disappointing distraction. As I’ve written about before, I’ve sought to lessen these and other devices’ influence over me. And I’ve been successful. To a point… Over the past few … Continue reading Less & Less Phone Time