Waiting for the washer to finish spin cycle. This is holding up breakfast. Newer machines with computerized controls are convenient, but more complicated.
This is not about perils of technology, rather about waiting. How many hours does an average person, in a lifetime, spend waiting?
Waiting for everything. At the doctor’s office. In traffic congestion. At the airport.
A fair assessment would be, that at least, half of our lives are spent waiting. Most of the time, there’s not much we can do. How we react to waiting–with impatience or calmness, is our choice. What we do with that time, determines whether or not it was wasted.