Sometimes I miss the good old days when phones were attached to a base. I never spent time looking for my phone in those days!
Now I or another family member sometimes set our cordless phone down and then we can't find it. Cell phones are great for calling your landline so you can find your missing phone.
Increasingly, people are getting rid of landlines and going to cells exclusively. What happens when you lose your cell phone? Of course, you can borrow another family member's cell and call yours, or...
you can use your computer to call your cell. Here's the website:
You can use this site to call your landline, too.