Escape from Electronics: Long Island, NY

I knew if I snatched away their cell phones, laptops, and tablets it would be like taking away their oxygen… “looking back on excursions with his father… as some of the happiest moments in his childhood…” My kid’s slouchy appearance was the result of unceasingly playing video games—especially one called Minecraft®. They bellowed with excited commentary as they shared their discovery of different gaming techniques. All the while trying to build some contraption with nethermud, soulsand or whatever it’s called. Besides, Long Island’s summer air was heavy as soup. With this type of heat, I was ready to quit...

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