Finding Balance in the Information Age

I admit I'm an "information-aholic" - but my husband isn't and he's always asking me why I'm glued to my computer! But now I have the perfect quote to cite:

"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way."

Franklin P. Adams

And isn't it so true? I always follow links and then that site's links, etc. and find enormous information. A friend recently exclaimed "How do you know all this stuff??!!" and honestly it's just because I read, and not just books, but articles, newsletters, websites, etc., etc.

But when is enough, enough? That's the question I struggle with. I love it, but the "-aholic" part can create issues. Hours can go by while I'm happily gaining useful information, but we live in a beautiful place and I'm not in the pool or taking a drive down the coast, or taking my dog for a walk, I'm at my computer.

How do others find balance?

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