Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

NonFiction

Apps Are Us

How my phone became my BFF

Photo by Rahul Chakraborty on Unsplash

We had a black rotary phone on a small end table in the living room. If I picked it up very carefully and held my breath, I might be lucky and our neighbors, our party-line, wouldn’t know I was listening in. I’d hold my hand tightly over the mouthpiece, but most of the time they’d detect my presence.

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Eileen Vorbach Collins

Eileen Vorbach Collins

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Baltimore native battling fire ants in Florida. Award winning essayist. Pushcart nominee. Writes because it’s cheaper than therapy. www.eileenvorbachcollins.com