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A Phone Call to My Mum

Old Habits Die Hard

Photo by Lon Casler Bixby

Out of habit and without thinking twice about it, I picked up the phone to call my Mum today. I stopped mid-dial with a reflective pause, then hung up.

She passed away almost twenty years ago.

My Mum was always my go-to person. Whenever I needed to talk, she was there. She was someone to laugh with, a shoulder to cry on, and someone that…

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