The Times I Called Home from College

The Times I Called Home from College

From Chicken Soup for the College Soul

The Times I Called Home
from College

• When I got off the plane

• When I met my roommate

• When I had to select a long-distance phone company

• When I wanted my stereo sent to me

• When I fought with my roommate

• When I needed money

• When I needed to know how to make mashed potatoes

• When I put liquid dish soap in the dishwasher

• When I wanted to know how to get soy sauce out of rayon

• When I got in a car accident

• When I failed a test

• When I met a special girl

• When I lost a special girl

• When I got lonely

• When I got a kitten

• When I got fleas

• When I didn’t want to study

• When I needed money

• When they sent me a care package

• When I got a good grade

• When I got published in the school newspaper

• When it was my mom’s birthday

• When it was my birthday

• When I needed help moving out of the dorms

• When I changed majors

• When I changed majors again

• When we won the big game

• When we went to war in the Gulf

• When there were riots

• When I gave up meat

• When I wanted my parents to give up meat

• When I needed money

• When I got the flu

• When my parents had an anniversary

• When Grandpa died

• When there was an earthquake

• When I met someone famous

• When I needed money

• When I got a night job

• When I needed advice

• When a friend from high school got cancer

• When I felt no one understood

• When I wanted a ticket home

• When I won an award

• When I needed a relative’s address

• When I ran out of stamps

• When I wanted some homemade cookies

• When I needed money

• When I just wanted to tell them I loved them

Scott Greenberg

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