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The Digital Detox Vacation: Is it Possible?

A few years back, my husband and I took a very memorable trip to Lake Tahoe and then jaunted over to Yosemite to take in El Capitan and Half Dome.

We both were in charge of our respective devices to properly capture the trip: He was in charge of our new video camera and I was in charge of the digital camera.

The drive through Yosemite was breathtaking. As we wound through the mountain roads, we pulled off onto a scenic overlook and my husband set the video camera down as we strategically placed ourselves on top of the rock wall with the backdrop of mountains behind us. A kind stranger captured the moment with our digital camera, and off we went.

About two hours later, much to our dismay, we realized the video camera was left sitting on the rock wall at the scenic overlook. We never got it back. Luckily,...