#SOL21: Internet



Sixty minutes.

Sixty minutes of turning off and on. Unplugging. Timing for at least two minutes. Turning back on. Reconnecting. Next device up.

No time for foolishness.

Long list to accomplish.

Three devices later, I’m ready to toss all three devices.


I begin this post on my phone. The WordPress app seems to work. I push publish. It spins.

I gently close the lid to my chromebook. I power my ipad mini off. I restart my phone.

I find a stack of post its and begin a manual list.

What do you do when technology fails? How do you work through the frustration with tech and the loss of time?


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2 responses

  1. Why does technology always seem to go on the fritz when you are depending on it most? For me, I often get the notice that my computer isn’t talking to my printer just when I am trying to print off a document that I need immediately. Technology is wonderful and frustrating.

  2. This is serious dedication to slicing! We can definitely all relate to the frustrations with tech–especially when we are connecting to connect.

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