By ANDREW LEIBENGUTH
Our world is becoming more and more dependent on portable electronics. So when you lose or misplace one of them, your life can be turned upside down.
Here is a quick personal story relating to the loss of my cell phone...
One rainy morning last month, just after 5 a.m., I arrived at work at the Times News office in Tamaqua. Around 10 a.m., after submitting my work for the day, I looked down to see the absence of my cell phone. After about 30 minutes of looking for it in the office and my car, I thought of other places I might have left it.
Recalling taking photos of the bridge construction in Tamaqua prior to arriving at work, I went to the construction site again and looked to see if I dropped it or if anyone had picked it up. No luck.
I thought maybe someone turned it in. I then called the police station and cell phone provider. No luck.
After about two more hours of searching for my cell phone at my house, my car and at work, I was going to give up. Knowing that another cell phone would cost me $100 via the insurance, I continued my quest to find it.
I then decided to stop at the Community Center to see if any members of the Senior Citizens Group had found it, as t