The idea of Internet addiction first surfaced in 1995 with a deadpan joke posted to psycom.net by a psychologist named Ivan Goldberg. (See the Internet Addiction Disorder origin story). He may have been joking, but there's good reason to take it seriously.

As far as we know, we made these up. Some of them might even be funny :)

A personal tale of struggle and overcoming obstacles. "When only days remained I was no longer frantic. I was crazy."

A personal account of experiences in Prague through the lens of religious Judaism. Initially published in the award winning 2010 Licton Springs Review and receiving the Marcia Barton Award in the category of personal essays. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.