...and I have virtually no idea what is going on in the world at large.
It started out quite accidentally of course: I just got too busy to follow the goings on of the world and continue on with the things that I needed to do so. And so I stopped hitting the websites I usually went to on a regular basis. And then I stopped listening to the news on the radio as I went to and from work.
Guess what? Turns out that life goes on anyway.
I vaguely have some knowledge that apparently there are continuing difficulties with North Korea - although as I recollect, we were having problems a week ago when I was actually paying attention. I assume the two political parties are still casting stones at each other? And apparently the economy is still toiling on - at least, my paycheck cashed and I can still buy things.
I have not missed out on the important things on the Interweb, of course. Most of my favorites are all posting, and instead I get read about gardens and sailing and food pics and religion (and what I was doing for the last six months by Preppy). There is plenty of news - actual, interesting news that I care about - still out there.
Perhaps it is not so much that I am not following the news. It is just that I am following the news that really matters.