Five months ago I imposed time limits on it.
Four months ago I drastically reduced those time limits.
Three months ago I reduced those limits again.
Two months ago I reduced them once more.
One month ago I banned the computer altogether.
Yesterday, I packed up the computer and put into storage.
Then I said to my kid, “When you look at that empty space, let it be a reminder of how much I love you.”
To which he replied: “And let it be a reminder to you of how much I HATE you!”
But drastic times call for drastic measures.
Once upon a time I cursed the sound of scraping Lego in the box, I lamented the holes in my feet caused by trodding on bricks littered about the carpet. But until yesterday I hadn’t heard…
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