The art of distraction Posted in: Columns Webster’s Dictionary defines distraction as an object that directs one’s attention away from something else. It is also identified as “amusement” or “mental confusion.” You and I know are bombarded by distractions every single day. If it isn’t a video online, it is an email that suddenly pops up. If it ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!