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July 28, 2015

I didn’t venture far from home today as I had to keep working on exhibition labels, and I’d arranged a playdate for my son Theo and a buddy Lucca all afternoon. So, we were all cooped up in the house most of the day, each staring at one screen or another. I hammered away my laptop, while Theo and Lucca figured out how to play Minecraft together on two separate screens connected via a server, technology that’s probably out of my reach but they navigate with ease. Not the healthiest of afternoons, for sure, but with my work deadline looming and July heat making it hard for the boys to play outside, I gave in to the power of the screens, for today anyway…

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