this definition can be applied to when it takes 3 hours to drive from one community to the next just for a dentist appointment. it can also be used when there is no access to wifi which makes this trip feel like a lifetime of hell instead.
without the sounds emanating from an *iPod or from the cartoons playing on the headrests' tv this quietness must sound like a screaming deafness void of everything.
what was life like before the noise that bombards us 24/7, or before technology brought us the *cloud, or before the mute button was replaced with a one that plays a continuous loop of sounds.
what happened to listening to your own humming while you finished knitting those last few stitches on a pink baby bonnet or what about reading a chapter or two from the book that was collecting dust on the nightstand?
why is it that one must make a conscious effort to hear silence instead of noise while getting from here to there.