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"Hey, what can I say? It's not Baltimore, but then what is?"
"I think we should give day camp a chance, Adrian. Let's not become prisoners of our own dogma."
Tags:day camp, dogma, pep talk, pep talks, tantrum, tantrums, temper, temper tantrum, temper tantrums, homesick, homesickness, parent, parents, parenting, prisoner, prisoners, dogmatic, middle class, middle classes, upper class, upper classes, sulk, sulks, sulking, vacation, vacations, summer vacation, summer vacations, philosophy, philosophical, stoic, stoicism
"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
"I like New York, but I miss sleeping drunk on my front lawn."
Tags:small town, small towns, urbanite, urbanites, urban life, city life, new york, front lawn, front lawns, rural life, countryside, redneck, rednecks, drunk, drunks, boys night out, boys nights out, hometown, homesick, homesickness, moving to the city, urban lifestyle, urban lifestyles, lifestyle change, lifestyle changes, unsophisticated, sophistication
"He's having a tough time letting go of the Upper East Side."
"Now that I'm back I Miss Florida already."
"Antarctica is nice, but the only thing I really miss is the herring."
Tags:penguin, penguins, travel, travelling, travelled, travels, tourism, tourist, tourists, antartica, herring, herrings, fish, fishes, cuisine, cuisines, bar, bars, bar fly, bar flies, bar-fly, barflies, maritini, cocktail, cocktails, pub, pubs, homesick, homesickness, strange imagery, strange, surreal, anthro, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphism
"Awesome, yes - but what's the point? I mean, aside from the travel reward points."
Tags:tourist, tourists, traveling, reward points, reward point, credit card, egypt, the pyramids, sightseer, sightseers, tourist traps, vacations, holidays, sightseeing, tourist trap, bucket list, tourist, vacation, holiday, wonders of the world, camels, backpacking, self-doubt, mental health exhaustion, tired, homesick, traveling abroad, hard to please, overrated, retirement, too much time on your hands, pleasure, seeing the world, adventure
"I bet this is going to be the best year yet!"
Tags:educate, education, educator, first, day, back, welcome, school, elementary, primary, girl, boy, happy, sad, upset, homesick, lockers, worried, excited, excitement, learning, new, different, not, norm, upbeat, pessimist, optimist, juxtaposition, juxtaposed, welcome back, first day of school, pessimistic, optimistic, excited, excitement, kid, kids, child, children
"Oh sure, a nice warm bed, a loving family, a career, but what I really miss is having a xylophone."
Tags:xylophone, xylophones, homelessness, homeless, street people, begging, panhandling, panhandlers, poverty, urban poor, regrets, nostalgia, musical instruments, musicians, unemployment, panhandler, panhandle, nostalgic, regret, big regret, big regrets, miss, misses, homesick, homesickness, poverty
"The new kid seems to be more homesick than the usual campers."
"My wife is out of town and I miss her -- would you mind nagging me a little?"
Tags:bar, pub, nag, nags, nagging, scold, scolds, scolding, homesick, homesickness, out of town, out-of-town, business trip, business trips, missing you, miss my wife, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, nostalgia, nostalgic, away from home, domesticity, domestic bliss, substitute, substitutes, substitution, substitutions
"Sorry, I'm new in town and rather homesick: Do you happen to know where the nearest sandpit is?"
Lonesome for home, Cowboy: Tumbleweeds...$14.99.
'The ice floes were great, but what I miss most are the seals.'
'If getting home is half the fun, I wish we had stayed home and had all the fun.'
'Ecchh! Six weeks on the road! - Lousy food, lousy motels. . . but there's good, too. . . like heading back home.'
'If you want to spend more time with your family, have them apply for jobs here.'
I miss my apartment...
'He misses his garden when he's on holiday'
'I miss the noise, the pollution and all the other stuff that we came here to get away from.'
'Anything else for you? Yes, come over here and nag me please. I'm homesick.'
Crisp New England Air.
'I think I'm going mad. I'm starting to miss my wife!'
"I'm OK, just feeling a little nostalgic. I guess I miss the old ball and chain."