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How a demon iPad stole my summer vacation
How a demon iPad stole my summer vacation

I plan to remember this year's vacation season with just two words: Never again. Never again, that is, will I take all my technology along. The Internet has ruined summer vacations. When I first visited my in-laws' cabin in Ontario's north woods 35 years ago, there was no such thing as broadband Internet. The nearest telephone was a one-mile canoe paddle down the lake, and we were beyond the reach of television. Our media diet consisted of a battery-powered radio. I know I risk sounding like an aging crank, but it was paradise. Now we're cursed with all the riches of modern civilization. The cabin is just close enough to civilization to get a strong cellphone...

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