Story archives - tag: "phone"

Night Thief

I called my dad from my dorm to bitch about my dvd player not working only to be told that my home was on fire.

tags: home house fire burning phone [add]

2011-01-27 15:51:30 / Rating: 573 /

Angela Alvarez

Faced with answering the phone or going to lunch I chose the phone with no way of knowing that the wrong number on the other end would someday be my husband.

tags: love romance chance choices office phone [add]

2010-05-03 13:46:58 / Rating: 1185 /

I cried immediately after dropping my phone in the toilet, but these three days of talking only with the people I want to talk with have been the most peaceful and enjoyable in my recent memory.

tags: ruined phone no annoyances [add]

2009-02-26 15:59:10 / Rating: 567 /


Once again, my dad's "Do you have a minute?" phone call spanned two hours and three different unpleasant subjects.

tags: resentment phone wasted time [add]

2009-02-03 09:19:42 / Rating: 467.75 /


"Well, I'm no gynecologist", I murmured into the phone, "But I'll come over and have a look."

tags: humor phone overheard [add]

2008-08-06 16:09:11 / Rating: 591 /


Upon hearing of my father's death, I calmly noted that people really do drop the phone when they hear bad news.

tags: death phone [add]

2008-06-17 13:18:39 / Rating: 688.5 /


Despite living together for months now, I can't currently tell whether my roommate is crying or if he's having phone sex.

tags: phone sex roommates cry [add]

2007-11-14 10:54:51 / Rating: 719.25 /


Phone sex was almost as awkward as meeting him for the first time in person the next day.

tags: phone sex phone sex [add]

2007-09-26 01:09:16 / Rating: 557.5 /

how i'd like to be credited

Though my voice may have seemed calm over the phone, I didn't want you to know that I was really sobbing.

tags: reality crying phone [add]

2007-09-13 13:56:48 / Rating: 540.75 /


I laughed when he tried to send a text message to her because I secretly changed her phone number when he wasn't looking.

tags: phone friends jealousy selfish love humor [add]

2007-06-22 10:43:54 / Rating: 797.25 /


I called him on his mobile phone to tell him I'd found his mobile phone

tags: humor phone lost and found [add]

2006-09-28 09:57:29 / Rating: 611.5 /