While I've been pushing to stop throwing away money every month on this - I understand the hesitancy.
- She's had the same number for 20 years. It's old habit and once you say good-bye - it's gone.
- "What happens during a black-out or like emergency"? Well... this week our cable/internet service went down in our apartment - and it was a reminder to me that in such "hopeful to never happen" moments -- the "land lines" aren't that anymore. They are run by cable companies and need electricity to run and so these, too, would not work in these situations.
So - If you have my home phone number associated with me in some way (phone, contacts, etc), feel free to delete that bad boy. The Goffins are officially solely in the mobile era FINALLY.