“I told you, those don’t work here,” shaking my head at another visitor too attached to instant media.
The teenager continued to walk, curse, and try again because it just couldn’t be true. Whenever someone visits this town, they are always amazed how an entire city does not have cell service. It’s simple. No one wanted any cell towers built in or around our city. We pride ourselves on disconnecting from screens, and actually interacting with people face-to-face.
Eventually, the frustrated guest gave up, and I motioned to the telephone on the wall. Squinting his eyes, he asked, “What’s that?”
100 word count / Friday Fictioneer 7-28 / host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields