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The Magi: Christmas, 1993
Tags:wise men, three wise men, wisdom, three kings, magi, three magi, modern life, modern times, biblical, gospel, gospels, birth of christ, modern comfort, modern comforts, modern convenience, modern conveniences, christmas, xmas, x-mas, commercialism, commercialized, commercialised, true meaning, true meaning of christmas, christmas catalogue, christmas catalogues, mail-order catalogue, mail-order catalogues, catalog, catalogs
A family gets ready for their microwave meal on the patio.
Tags:barbecue, barbecues, barbecuing, microwave, microwaves, microwave meal, microwave meals, tv dinner, tv dinners, cookout, cookouts, bbq, grill, grills, grilling, meal, meals, family dinner, family dinners, modern life, modern convenience, modern conveniences, outdoor cooking, outdoor cookery, dad, dads, parent, parents, gender role, gender roles
"It was horrible. I was stuck on an escalator for six hours."
Tags:escalator, escalators, lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, lazy, laziness, oblivious, obliviousness, complain, complaining, first world problems, first world problems, drowning your sorrows, idiot, idiots, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, modern convenience, modern conveniences
"A large Coke and an order of fries."
Tags:drive through, drive throughs, drive thru, drive thrus, order, orders, ordering, fast food, fast food chain, fast food chains, convenience, modern convenience, modern conveniences, medieval times, medieval life, knight, knights, general, generals, military general, military generals, horseback, service, service industry, service industries, suit of armor, suits of armor, armour, armor, suit of armour
The trouble with printing your own ticket.
Tags:guru, talk, lecture, lectures, talks, gurus, modern guru, modernity, social media, technological advances, technological advancements, technological advancement, modern life, technology advancement, wise man, wise men, spiritual journey, modern convenience, modern conveniences, mountain guru, spiritual leader
"I want to travel somewhere REMOTE, somewhere unspoiled and untrammeled by hoards of rampaging tourists...but with good wi-fi!"
"Keep your eyes peeled for a place to charge our phones, men."
"They need to come up with an app that will locate your glasses."
Tags:app, apps, application, applications, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, specs, glasses, lost glasses, lost spectacles, missing glasses, absent minded, absent mindedness, technological advances, technological advancements, modern conveniences
'Toasters don't make toast, people make toast...'
"It's great to finally be away from the city!"
Tags:camp, camps, camper, campers, camping, tent, tents, satellite dish, satellite dishes, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, simple life, getaway, getaways, countryside, great outdoors, modern convenience, modern conveniences, technology, dependency, dependencies, addict, addicts, addiction, addictions
Sitting around the warm glow of the TV.
There is bliss. And then there is pure bliss.
Tags:island, islands, desert island, desert islands, tropics, tropic, tropical, paradise, amenity, amenities, electricity, gas, plumbing, wifi, facility, facilities, castaway, castaways, shipwreck, shipwrecks, shipwrecked, modern convenience, modern conveniences, plumbing, electricity supply, relaxation, relaxations, bliss, blissed, pure bliss
"We can now pay our water bill online, and for the sheer joy of doing so, they only charge an extra $2 dollars."
Camping Tent with Electricity Wire.
Tags:creature comfort, creature comforts, tent, tents, camper, campers, camping trip, camping trips, camping tent, camping tents, electricity supply, electric supply, electric supplies, modern life, wilderness, modern lifestyle, modern lifestyles, modern convenience, modern conveniences, holidays, holiday, vacation, vacations
'You know, you can do this all online now.'
'I wonder how our ancestors managed without all our modern conveniences.'
'I couldn't afford a pacemaker with wifi, but mine is able to open the garage door.'
"It's lovely up here but I just feel vulnerable when I'm this far from a cash dispenser..."
Tags:cash dispenser, cash dispensers, atm, atms, cash machine, cash machines, hiker, hikers, hiking, hike, hikes, rambler, ramblers, rambling, ramble, rambles, walker, walkers, walking, walk, walks, vulnerability, vulnerabilities, tourist, tourists, modern convenience, modern conveniences, bank machine, bank machines
"I'm deleting my spam email. To save time, my email automatically puts all my spam in this special folder."
Tags:baldo, spam, spam folder, spam folders, automated service, automated services, doublecheck, doublechecks, doublechecking, double check, double checks, double checking, trash folder, trash folders, convenience, modern convenience, modern conveniences, email, emails, email service, email services
"Wow! I bet you miss those greener, simpler times!"
Tags:baldo, green, simpler times, simple times, nostalgia, nostalgic, privilege, privileges, modern privileges, washing clothes, wash clothes, modern life, modern times, environmental awareness, modern convenience, modern conveniences, bad old days, old days, poverty, live in poverty, living in poverty
Modrn kangaroo pouches have indoor plumbing: 'Flush!'
His & her bathrooms, circa 1860
Kangaroo sees other with cup holders.
"When did you buy that Hoover?"