Cell Phone Thing is really kind of funny. Perhaps because Aruba is an island that advertises itself as a place to "TRULY GET AWAY FROM IT ALL" , that the "Cellular - Umbilical - Chord" takes on such importance. Think about it a moment: There are executives, managers, staff, housewives (let's not forget househusbands) , dog or cat owners, business owners, parents and a bunch of others that have the following in common:
They do not know how to leave clear instructions
They do not trust the people they left instructions with
They did not properly prepare to "TRULY GET AWAY FROM IT ALL"
They want to talk about their new phone
They want the world to know how much they have learned regarding cell phone usage.
After all, Aruba vacations cost money. We are not talking about a one day drive to Orlando. NO we are talking about a round-trip ticket inside a plane. We are talking about asking the TAXI driver to take you to the Timeshare you paid $15,000 for. We are talking about months of planning and research about a small stone in the Caribbean called Aruba. This is important, the time is needed or you would not have taken it to begin with, the rest is crucial or your bones would not ache and promises to your partner (with words or not) that some good old Hanky Panky in the Caribbean is in order. YET...... We have (all of us) become enamored with our communications devices. Some represent the stars while others have a fruit on the back or a berry in the name. They have SIM cards - or not. The SIM cards can be bought - or not. And on and on and on ...
Let me introduce a different concept in communications. It starts like this: REPEAT AFTER ME
To hell with the office, the dog, Ma or Pa - in law, the kids and debts. The hell with "BACK THERE" for just 168 hours. 7 days. I deserve to feel sand squiggle under my feet. I have worked hard for this. My partner and kids have put up with my crap and I with theirs. NOW - it is time to soak in the ocean and wink a forgiveness to each other. Now it is time to relax and to vacation.
Almost forgot - that tiny device that has 928 aps (whatever that means?) ... well that device can go to its' own vacation for the next 168 hours. Give the damned thing a rest.
YEAH CHARLES BUT I CAN'T DO THAT, PEOPLE DEPEND ON ME!! Well then, you and the 928 aps should have stayed home and taken summer classes on....... How to vacation.
It is all in jest