Jill Calabro is a 21-year-old college junior and Shelter Island native who defies the stereotype of screen-worshipping, hyper-communicating, wireless youth.
Apologizing for being unreachable for a couple of days, she admitted, “I’m not very attached to my phone at all. My friends get mad, but I tell them, ‘I’m sorry it was dead, I haven’t charged it for a couple of days.’”
Jill, who decided last spring to major in marine biology, can’t charge her phone when she’s underwater anyway, and that’s where she’s been spending more and more of her time lately. A young woman with a face-to-face, experiential way of living, Jill describes herself as an avid letter-writer and reluctant texter. (more…)