Day 27. Phone call: Don’t call, send me a letter

I gave up my landline when the cable TV company carried the phone signal through the cable.

By Alan O’Hashi — 40 Days 40 Writes

Do you remember your childhood telephone number? Ours was 634–7692. I was born about the time area codes were introduced, but they weren’t used much. The first phone line we had when we lived on East 10th Street was a party line. Our ring had one pattern, and the other party had another.

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Have Typewriter-Will Travel: I’m a filmmaker & author. My book “Beyond Heart Mountain” was just released by Winter Goose Publishing www.beyondheartmountain.com

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Have Typewriter-Will Travel: I’m a filmmaker & author. My book “Beyond Heart Mountain” was just released by Winter Goose Publishing www.beyondheartmountain.com

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