In “Going cold turkey in Wyoming,” I wrote in July about the discomfort of going 24 hours without cell phone service or an Internet connection. Today, a better writer than I am, Timothy Eagan, writes about what he missed during his week-long “media fast.” The Pulitzer Prize winner calls the latest post on his New York Times blog, “My Luddite Summer.”

Check it out if you love (or hate) new technology – and want a lively perspective on what the news looks like after a week in isolation.