Adventures In Wrong Numbers

So my cell phone rings at 7:10 a.m. and shows me an incoming call from somewhere in the 606 area code (which upon consultation with The Google is somewhere in Eastern Kentucky).

I push the button to answer the call but hold it to my ear saying nothing.

The silence on both ends lasts about five seconds until I hear a woman’s voice.

“June?” she asks somewhat imperatively.

“No, this is November,” I answer.

“Oh, sorry!” says the woman and hangs up.

LOLing mostly on the inside ensues until of course the phone rings again a few moments later. This time I have to bite my lip when she asks “Is this June?” and instead successfully help her find the number she’s misdialing.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."