What are people doing with their noses in smartphones all the time? The writer in me wonders this a lot. What are they reading? Texts from friends? Facebook posts? Work email? Is it possible, in this golden era of social media, that not being ‘social’ – as in, waiting in line at Starbucks without monitoring a device – is so uncomfortable for some people that they pretend to be communicating with the world to make themselves feel loved?