Some years ago while working for the Bozeman Chronicle I was told by a computer tech there that folks would soon be reading the news on their phones.
I laughed at such a far-fetched notion, coming as it did from a computer nerd. What did he know about news?
This was a few years before the demise of the daily newspaper. I couldn’t yet see the end.
Now I’m lost without my phone, which provides me with up-to-the-minute news, sports, weather and nonsense. It also offers a constant distraction from the world around me.
I spent a few days off the grid recently at our cabin on Fort Peck Lake....