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Don't document; instead, experience the experience.

by lillybrook on December 22, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


It's so easy to cell phone photo, record, Facebook, instagram, Twitter the experience, but if you're doing that, you probably aren't as present as you could be because you are technology multitasking. So, yes, take the photo -- take a few -- and then set it down and get in there. Life is more than how many likes and shares you have.

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