Blocked

"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

Re-centering

I’ve been dealing with a number of setbacks lately. I was able to get back up to my goal of 1000 words of fiction a day. The issue was, that although I was able to achieve it, my habits have continued to be less-than-desirable. Thus, I’ve been at best stumbling over the finish line if … Continue reading Re-centering

Reduction

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