So - I have disconnected the telephone fixed land line in our house and will recycle two old phones and their wires. I'm sure I am not alone in doing this. For all the years I have lived in this house, the landline was our digital/analogue connection to the outside world. For a long time it was our only connection! It doesn't feel like the end of an era, and I am not sorry to see it go.
Friday, February 25, 2022
End of the (Land) Line
I recall that not long ago there was a lot of controversy about waiting times to get a land line connected - especially in rural areas. It also seemed a big deal when we got our first cordless phone - we felt so modern.
I can't remember that last time I used the landline to make a call. One huge reason for getting rid of it is to stop the annoying scam calls: "How are you today?".
Goodbye to the land line!