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Long Distance Highway Robbery

Calling friends and family far away used to be expensive — now it’s only people in hospitals and institutions who are being ripped off.

Photo by Katrin Hauf on Unsplash

“And I am calling long distance, don’t worry ‘bout the cost ’cause it’s been forty years or more.” — Tom Waits

I was driving recently and I heard the old Madonna song “La Isla Bonita” on the radio. The song, as many do, immediately triggered a memory…

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Rose Bak

Rose Bak

Rose Bak is a freelance writer, author and yoga teacher who lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit rosebakenterprises.com or follow @authorrosebak on social media.