Establishing Internet-free Zones

Last Wednesday I woke up to find that my Internet connection wasn't working. While I have an alternative 3G connection, I get charged by the half-hour so being perpetually connected though it wasn't an option. Working this way was extremely frustrating at first, and it made me realize how dependent I am on the Internet. But after the initial adjustment, I found that I was actually more productive when I wasn't connected to the Internet. This happens every time my connection goes out, which is more often than I'd like. If this is the case, maybe I should consciously disconnect myself from time to time? Especially since many other bloggers have recommended it.…

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