"Don't these fools realize they're violating every principle of feng-shui?"
Tags:feng shui, fengshui, feng-shui, skyscraper, skyscrapers, urban design, urban architecture, big city, big cities, city life, urban life, modern life, ugly building, ugly buildings, highrise, highrises, high rise, high rises, high-rise, high-rises, construction worker, construction workers, builder, builders, china, chinese tradition, chinese traditions, blueprint, blueprints
Birds of Manhattan
Tags:pigeon, pigeons, city pigeon, city pigeons, vermin, bird, birds, manhattan, nyc, ny, new york, new york city, park, parks, public park, public parks, feed the birds, feeding the birds, central park, city life, urban life, museum, museums, let down, let-down, disappointing, disappointed, disappoint, pride, proud, national pride, fail, failed, diorama, dioramas, display, display, museum display, museum displays, museum exhibition, museum exhibitions, city, cities
"It's no fun wearing my Tintin shirt now that the masses know who he is."
Tags:modern, modern life, modern world, hipster, hipsters, something to prove, prove, proving, cool, coolness, fashion, fashions, fashionable, before it was cool, character, characters, classic cartoon, classic cartoons, classics, tv, old tv, old television, nostalgia, nostalgic, urban life, urban living, graphic tee, graphic tees, shirt, shirts, grown man, grown men, man baby, baby man, outfit, outfits, status, status symbol
"Start spreadin' the news . . . I'm leavin' today . . . "
Tags:cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, commute, commuter, commuting, commutes, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, farewell, goodbye, goodbyes, historical, fond farewell, modern, modern life, modernity, traffic, train, trains, subway, subways, metropolitan, train, trains, ticket, off peak, off peak ticket, off-peak, super off peak, offpeak, super off-peak, modernised, modernized, urban, urban life, urban world, urban living, band, bands, singing, mariachi, new york, new york city, musician, musical, musicians, region, regional, regions, poncho, ponchos, mexico, traditional, traditions, tradition, modern tradition
"I'm looking for something that will keep people away from me on the subway."
Tags:commute, commutes, commuting, commuter, commuters, subway, train, trains, metro, underground, tube, crowded, book, books, literature, novel, novels, reading, bookstore, bookstores, bookshop, bookshops, urban, urban life, city, cities, city life, life in the city, keep people away, uncomfortable, awkward, strange, weird, transportation, public transportation
"I was born an urban bird and I'll die an urban bird."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bird, birds, urban, city, cities, city life, urban life, born, birth, die, death, traffic, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, catchphrase, catchphrases, catch phrase, catch phrases, cliche, cliches, pastoral, rural, rural life, rural lives, set in your ways, set in his ways
"I hate getting all these Canadian coins, but I guess that's the price of living in Toronto."
Tags:canada, canadian, canadians, toronto, torontonian, torontonians, to, t.o., money, coin, coins, currency, change, spare change, beggar, beggars, begging, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, homeless, price, prices, urban, urban life, urban living, city, cities, city life, living in the city, city living
Fun City Update
Tags:traffic, drive, driving, driver, car, cars, auto, autos, traffic jam, jam, pile up, pile-up, queue, queues, tunnel, tunnels, commute, commuter, commuting, commuters, commuter life, urban life, urban living, modern life, modern world, sarcasm, sarcastic, sarcasticlly, fun, bore, bored, city, city living, toll, tolls
"Wow, you're right—this is hard."
"When we moved back into the city, we decided to keep the car."
Tags:city, cities, city life, urban, urban life, move, moving, moved, moving house, moving home, car, cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, car enthusiast, car enthusiasts, dog, dogs, pet dog, pet dogs, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, modern life, modern time, modern attitudes
"We'll take it."
Tags:real estate, apartments, take, buildings, psychology, insecurity, consumerism, shopping, urban life, under construction, real estate crunch, real estate crunches, housing shortage, housing shortages, housing, home shopping, home buyer, home buyers, desperate, desperation, letting officer, letting officers, real estate agent, real estate agents, mankoff
Tags:umbrella, umbrellas, rain, bad weather, rainy weather, brolly, brollies, broken umbrella, broken umbrellas, collapsible umbrella, collapsible umbrellas, see through umbrella, see through umbrellas, transparent umbrellas, creep, creeps, creepy, voyeur, voyeurs, city life, city, cities, urban life
"These self-honking cars make it so much easier to focus on driving."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, taxi, taxis, cab, cabs, taxicab, taxicabs, self-driving, self-honking, honk, honking, horn, horns, car horn, car horns, traffic, road rage, technology, city, cities, urban, city life, urban life, modern life
"It's O.K. I didn't marry you for your parking karma."
Tags:drive, driving, driver, drivers, road rage, road-rage, rage, parking, car, cars, urban life, city life, modern life, modern world, passenger, passengers, road, roads, road trip, highway, highways, highway code, karma, karmic, buddhist, buddhism, married, married life, marriage, parking lot, space, spaces
"That's the window, dear. The bookcase is over to your right."
Tags:book, books, bookshelf, bookshelves, bookish, reading, reader, reads, avid reader, read, bookcase, book case, bookshelf, book shelf, short sighted, short-sighted, myopia, myopic, interior, interiors, interior design, designer, designed, modern, modern life, apartment life, apartment living, decor, decoration, decorate, decorating, decorated, urban, urban life, urban living
What They Believe In
Tags:belief, believe, believing, faith, faithful, modern, modern life, modern world, religion, religious, religions, modernity, urban, urban life, urban living, green tea, diet, dietary, diets, health, healthy, wellbeing, health and wellbeing, positive thinking, supplement, supplements, feng shui, feng-shui, solar, solar power, solar energy, time travel, time travelling
Alien looks into an open sewer that is actually a porthole to the universe.
Tags:alien, aliens, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrials, martian, martians, space, space travel, space traveller, space travellers, porthole, portholes, wormhole, wormholes, teleport, teleports, manhole, manholes, manhole cover, manhole covers, builder, builders, building site, building sites, road works, roadworks, sewer, sewers, drain, drains, urban life, city, cities, city life
"Here's the deal, Kim. I pick up eggs and butter, but no dry cleaning."
Tags:broker, brokers, marriage, married life, husband, husbands, shopping, men, man, negotiate, negotiating, negotiation, negotiation skills, call, calls, wife, wives, groceries, grocery, home, housewife, grocery shopping, metropolitan, metropolitan life, urban life, urban, seedy, sleazy, businessman, businessmen, never off the clock, workaholic, work a holic, work-a-holic, work addiction, exec, execs, deal, deals, art of the deal, wheeler dealer, movie, movies, film, films, chores, chore, relationship, relationship building, relationships
"What if we don't like their country personas?"
Tags:culture clash, clash, clashed, clashing, country, countryside, persona, personas, sticks, out in the sticks, metro, metropolitan, class, classes, city, city kid, city life, city boy, city living, urban, urbanity, urban life, urban living, urban world, modern life, modern living, culture shock, culture, cultures, liberal, liberal elites, townies, couple, couples, rural, mid west, midwest, mid-west, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, homesick, worry, worried, trepidation, roadtrip, road trip, drive, driving, driver, drives, unfamiliar, unfamiliar territory
Tags:dog, dogs, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, dog owner, dog owners, pet owner, pet owners, dog walking, dog walk, dog walker, dog walkers, tree, trees, pavement, pavements, sidewalk, sidewalks, city, cities, urban, urban life, fence, fences, jail, jails, in jail, prison, prisons, in prison, dog wee, dog pee, dog weeing, dog peeing, dog urine, dog urinating, tree support, tree supports, street tree, street trees, the street tree project
Tags:slack, slacks, casual, business casual, street, streets, urban, urban life, modern, modern world, modern life, safe for work, clothes, clothing, dressed, dressing, work, working week, working world, professional, professionals, street walker, street walkers, friday, fridays, morale, morale booster, morale boost
"If I'd known shopping could be this easy, I would have dressed up as a cop ages ago!"
Tags:police, police officer, police officers, cop, cops, costume, costumes, dress up, dress-up, dressing up, dressed up, disguise, disguised, disguises, shopping, shopper, shoppers, impostor, impostors, parking, city life, urban life, modern life, modern times, shortcut, shortcuts, illegal, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, city parking
"Why don't I tell you a little bit about myself while you check to see if anything I'm wearing was made in a sweatshop."
Tags:modern life, modern world, modern consumer, sale, sales, consumerism, ethical consumerism, neoliberal, neo-liberal, ethically sourced, cruelty-free, cruelty free, sweatshop, sweatshops, date, dates, compatibility, ethical fashion, fashions, fashionable, coffee shop, coffee date, coffee, check, background check, background checks, grilling, interrogate, interrogation, modern dating, urban life, urban world, city life, city living, pop culture
Tags:beach, beaches, sea, seaside, sea side, coast, coastal, vacation, vactions, holiday, holidays, kid, kids, child, children, city kid, city kids, city life, city, cities, urban, urban life, metropolitan, metropolis, apartment, apartments, sand castle, sand, sandcastle, sandcastles, sand castles, real-estate, real estate, realtor, realtors, rent, rental, rents, renting, rentals, modern, modern life, modern living, building, buildings, city planning, town planning, block, blocks
Tags:suburbia, suburban, urban life, urban living, middle america, modern america, modern life, modern world, urban, urban legend, legend, legends, campfire, camp fire, campfire story, campfire stories, story, stories, spooky, scary, scary story, scary stories, halloween, ghost story, ghost stories, camp, camping, camper, campers, camp out, camp-out, pilates, pilates instructor, middle class, middle classes, millennial, millennials