Did you know there is an app to rate your sexual performance? Oh, yeah. It involves the use of a microphone, but it’s a real thing.
And did you know, there is an app that allows you hit an imaginary stapler over and over and keep score of how many times you’ve stapled a pretend object? Imagine the fun.
And did you know, there is an app that blows out your birthday candles because really, who wants to blow out their own birthday candles?
When I think of these goofy things, I also think of the complaint that so often rolls out of my mouth, “If I only had more time. . .” Imagine a really whiny voice.
It’s not that I’m spending all my time on crazy apps, but reading about these apps pushed me to think about where I spend my time, and what I long to do when I capture free moments.
The idea of teaching a creative writing class to kids at a local shelter. Now, there’s an idea that won’t leave me alone.
What about you? What distractions keep you too busy to start or finish things you long to do? What are you working to eliminate from your life?
A good read:
Too many distractions! Along the same lines, I’m in the middle of Chapter 2 of Not So Fast: Slow-Down Solutions for Frenzied Families by Ann Kroeker, and I’m actually agreeing with her aloud. Loads of great information and easy-to-implement solutions. Practical, practical.
If you want some "slow-down" ideas for you and your family, check it out.