Tag: WV

  • Mountains cure iPhoneitis.

    Mountains cure iPhoneitis.

    This video made the rounds this past week. It depicts a twenty-something woman, moving through her day sans smartphone. All around her, tiny glowing screens transfix her friends and family, leaving her to experience real life all alone. It’s an effective commentary on how consumer technology isolates us, even as it connects us virtually. When […]

  • Amazon Prime: the rural escapee’s best friend

    Amazon Prime: the rural escapee’s best friend

    When we moved to rural West Virginia last year, we knew the remote location would pose some challenges. There aren’t many doctors nearby, for example. It takes an hour to reach the nearest hospital. We drive twenty-five miles just to get our oil changed. But the biggest headache? Shopping. Like all good Americans, we had […]