Appropriately, this post has zero photos ;)
Lately, my phone has been tucked in more than taken out. My Instagram feed is a little less busy. My photo stream on my phone hasn't been crammed with 1,000 photos of Luke playing in dirt.
On Father's Day, I didn't take one picture (oops).
But the less documented life is still as rich, as colorful, and perhaps more lived.
I notice I pay a little more attention to what Luke is playing than how I can get the best shot.
I realize it's nice not to check Instagram as often to see how many "likes" my most recently posted picture got.
I take more moments in internally instead of trying to capture them all with my iPhone.
It's not that documenting and pictures and feeds are wrong.
Absolutely not. I love having pictures of both special and simple moments. I love strolling through my feed and remembering or flipping through the photos on my computer.
But, you know what? It's also sweet to live a life a little more undocumented for a time.
It reminds me that my moments don't disappear from my memory if a photo or comment isn't attached. They are still there.
Vivid, fully, and undistractedly (is that a word?) lived.
How about you? Do you ever find yourself putting the phone down more often and not worrying about catching every moment? Or do find that difficult to do--worried that you will wish you would have gotten a picture?