Jason Kottke put me on to this wry and wise observation from Scott Simpson…

Not a bad rule of thumb. (Honoured more in the breach, I think, by many.)

… And I thoroughly agree.

‘Love the one you’re with’ seems like a good goal. ‘Split attention’ is rampant.

Nothing says ‘you are not interesting enough’ than setting the phone on the table at coffee/lunch/dinner … and waiting for someone more important to call or text.  Bleurgh!

Unless you’re a midwife, or a doctor on call… leave it in the bag or pocket (or car? What a concept!) – P