"Don't make the same mistake I did and squander your years in the eighteen-to-thirty-four demographic."
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Four Stages of Boyhood
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"Uh-oh, Justin Legoed himself into his room again."
Tags:walls, wall, walled, child, childhood, children, parents, parent, parenting, toy, toys, playing, play, child's play, barrier, barriers, excessive, isolated, isolating, building, building blocks, building block, block, blocks, architecture, construction, constructions, corner, cornered, construction work, engineer, engineers, engineering, youth, youths, teenage angst, angst, anxiety, anxieties
Sign at a crosswalk that reads "Do what you want. I don't care anymore."
Tags:traffic, traffic signal, traffic signals, sign, signs, signal, signals, giving up, don't care, uncaring, whatever, crossing, crossings, crosswalk, crosswalks, jaywalking, jaywalker, jaywalkers, jay-walking, jay-walker, jay-walkers, illegal, crossing the street, crossing the road, walk, don't walk, traffic safety, fashion, punk, punks, mohawk, mohawks, wild, youth, youths, piercings, earrings, trend, trends, trendy, traffic laws, traffic rules, modern life
Waiting for Godot, Summer of '96; They Do Not Move.
Tags:literature, literary, lit, lit major, lit majors, minimalism, minimalist, books, book lover, book, book lovers, bookish, book worm, book worms, reference, references, cultural, culture, cultural reference, cultural references, existentialism, existential, nihilism, nihilistic, 90s, 90s kids, only 90s kids will remember this, skater, skaters, skateboarding, skateboard, skateboards, youth, youths, hip, hip and happening, hip hop
"Got to have a pair of those!"
Tags:trainer, trainers, shoe, shoes, sneaker, sneakers, heavy footed, stamp, stamping, stamps, stamped, crack, cracking, cracks, destroy, destroying, youth, youths, fashion, fashions, trend, trends, consumerism, consumerist, jealous, envy, jealousy, envious, entitle, entitled, pointless, destructive, millennial, child, children, millennials
"I can't afford to lose my phone. I've assigned it talismanic properties."
Tags:phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, cell, cell phone, cell phones, texting, text, modern life, modern world, tech, gadget, gadgets, talisman, relied, reliance, rely, relying, talismans, talismanic, spiritual, spiritually, lost, lose, young, youths, millennial, millennials
Tags:weather report, weather reports, weather reporter, weather reporters, weather forecast, weather forecasts, weather forecaster, weather forecasters, slang, sucks, millennial, millennials, youths, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, generation z, unprofessional, professionalism, bad weather, rain, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"Did you know that when my mom played soccer, only the winner got a trophy?"
Two children in a park; one playing with an R/C sailboat and the other playing with a drone
Tags:sailboat, sailboats, boat, boats, remote-control, remote-controls, remote-controlled, remote controlled, remote control, remote controls, radio-controlled, radio controlled, radio control, radio-control, radio-controls, radio controls, r/c, transmitter, transmitters, remote, remotes, drone, drones, unmanned aerial vehicle, uav, u.a.v., unmanned aerial vehicles, uavs, u.a.v.s, kids, kid, child, children, boy, boys, youth, youths, childhood, toy, toys, technology, modern life, modern children, modern kids, modern youths, modern childhood, modern toys, modern technology, playing, play, park, parks, disguise, disguises, spy, spies, spying, surveillance
Phone Calls As a Child and As an Adult
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"Please—no technology questions!"
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, father, fathers, dad, dads, grandparent, grandparents, grandma, grandmas, grandpa, grandpas, grandfather, grandfathers, grandmother, grandmothers, family, families, youth, youths, young people, young people, technology, electronic device, electronic devices, it support, tech support, tech help, how-to, question, questions, endless, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile phone, mobile phones, smart phone, smart phones, smartphone, smartphones, tablet, tablets, laptop, laptops, computer, computers, millennial, millennials, modern life, elderly, old people, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, middle-aged, middle-age, middle age, middle aged, lost, confused, computer illiterate, computer illiteracy
In The Spring, A Young Man's Thoughts Turn Fancy
Tags:youth, youths, youthful, park, parks, park bench, fashion, fashions, fashionista, fashion design, fashion designer, fashion designers, textile, textiles, goals, goal, dream, dreams, fantasy, fantasies, solitude, alone time, thinking, thoughts, inner thought, inner thoughts, city life, spring, springtime, tassel, tassels, adorn, adornment, adornments, accessorize, accessory, accessories
"You know you've got it right when your parents can't look at you without wincing!"
Tags:adolescent, adolescents, teens, teen, teenager, teenagers, rebellion, rebel, rebellious, youth rebellion, trends, trendy, fashion trend, fashion trends, fashion, parents, parent, parenting, child, children, youth, youths, fashionable, high school, high schoolers, middle school, middle schoolers, youth culture, youth cultures, adolescence, adolescence angst, teenage rebellion
"I'm two weeks away from my Pilates badge."
"I never appreciated nap time when I had it."
Tags:regret, regretting, nostalgia, nostalgic, childhood, child, children, high school, high schoolers, middle school, middle schoolers, nap, naps, nap time, youth, youths, youth experience, growing up, growing old, growing older, mature, maturing, appreciation, appreciate, reminisce, reminiscing, childhood memories, age, aging, aged
The Boy who Cried Sheep
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"Everything's so easy for you, Mr. Perfect."
Tags:date, dates, dating, relationship, relationships, punk, punks, rock, rocks, goth, goths, biker, bikers, gang, gangs, tattoos, tattoos, mohawk, mohawks, couple, couples, culture, cultural, culture shock, fashion, fashions, trend, trends, trendy, youth, youths, youthful, kid, kids, rebel, rebels, establishment, anti-establishment, anti establishment, dinner, diner, diners, dine, dining, greasy spoon
"Would you please refrain from texting while I'm operating!"
Tags:hospital, hospitals, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, surgery, surgeries, surgeon, surgeons, operation, operations, or, ors, o.r., o.r.s, operation room, operation rooms, operating room, operating rooms, operating, mid-operation, texting, text, texts, message, messages, messaging, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, cellular phone, cellular phones, mobile phone, mobile phones, smart phone, smart phones, smartphone, smartphones, addict, addicts, addictions, addicted to texting, addicted to smartphone, addicted to phone, smartphone addiction, texting addiction, phone addiction, refrain, stop, interrupting, technology, modern life, millennial, millennials, communication, youth, youths, young people, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers
"One day we'll all be on the moon... still living with our parents."
Tags:urban, urban life, urban living, urban wildlife, urban birds, city bird, city birds, city life, city living, park, parks, central park, night, nighttime, youth, youths, teen, teens, teenager, loiter, loitering, loitered, moon, on the moon, nothing changes, nothing ever changes, teenagers, curfew, past curfew, park bench, bench, benches, space
30 year old in the Suburbs. 30 year old in Chicago. 30 year old in San Francisco
"That old fifteen-minutes-of-fame thing – that's from the Bible, isn't it?"
Starter sympathy cards
"Well, well, well – look who brought the moderates to the fight over our nation's moral core."
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