Technology has taken a toll on me. I’ve been a discontent for years, though, at least since 5th or 6th grade. It was the late ’80′s and my parents lived on St. Mary’s Lake in Battle Creek, Michigan. Our neighborhood was upper & middle class–St. Mary’s is a private lake–and there were a bunch of boys my age. Even cooler, they all loved playing outside! We played football and baseball in the park atop the hill, and two of us had basketball hoops….

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