Tag Archives: College

There’s Something in the Soup

In college (Central Connecticut State University) I was confined to canned soup, and the hope for a 4 for $5 sale at the Stop & Shop on the Newington and New Britain border. Homemade soup wasn’t an option while living … Continue reading

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Little Things Deserve No Time

Sometimes life hits you with a thirst so strong you just can’t live until you quench it. The pain in your throat just won’t go away, and you can’t imagine having one clear thought until your lips touch water. This … Continue reading

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Cue Sticks

Growing up I was surrounded by stray billiards equipment. However, a table was nowhere to be found, and my family definitely couldn’t afford one, so my skills were never developed. Thankfully I made it to college, where every residence hall … Continue reading

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The Transfer 15

Pizza was the main component of this semester’s college diet. As a transfer student my first time in a dorm, and enjoying a wonderful meal plan, didn’t take place until junior year. Two and half years of community college, which … Continue reading

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College Gifts: An Empty Laundry Room

Shuffling at a snail’s pace I make it through my residence halls lounge. Laundry in hand I descend from the second floor to the basement. I take the stairs even though the elevator is obviously a better choice, given the … Continue reading

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Closing Doors

The floor was always clean, as defined by a young adult. A pile of magazines lies in the corner near the bed, but the rest of the area is fine. One bed, whose occupant now resides in the room next … Continue reading

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