Being Home For The Holidays
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Being Home For The Holidays

If you're going home for the holidays, you'll relate.

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Being Home For The Holidays
Discover Albany- Lindsay Eisinger

It's the end of the year, and you're probably already at wherever it is you're spending your time off from school. If you went back to your hometown, we're in the same boat.

You're done with finals, which means no schoolwork of any kind for a few weeks and some actual relaxation.

Your fridge is stocked with great homemade food and your parents stocked up on all the best snacks.

Hanging around the house with nothing to do gets boring when your siblings are still in classes and your friends aren't home yet.

So you make the most of your quality time with your pets.

You finally get to see your friends from high school and catch up on a semester's worth of news.

But with that comes bumping into other people from your high school in the grocery store and having awkward conversations.

Making actual plans with more than one friend at a time is harder than you would have expected.

So you mostly opt for movie nights.

You realize that you severely misjudged the amount of clothes you would need.

But you can always just use all that money you just got for the holidays to fund a shopping spree (even though that money should definitely go towards textbooks next semester).

The holidays means seeing all your extended relatives who ask questions that you don't have the answers to.

But also lots of food and presents, which is a plus.

Finally, it's time to head back, and you've been sitting around doing nothing for so long that you're actually excited.

But you know you'll miss home once you're back at school.

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