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"Hey, what can I say? It's not Baltimore, but then what is?"
Don Quixote in the Hamptons
Tags:the ingenious nobleman sir quixote of la mancha, don quixote, hamptons, chasing windmill, chasing windmills, el ingenioso hidalgo don quijote de la mancha, miguel de cervantes, literary figure, literary figures, literary character, literary characters, chivalry, romance, romances, romantic, romantics, bbq, bbqs, barbecue, barbecues, barbeque, barbeques, joust, jousts, jousting, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes
"It'll have to be your place. I Airbnb'd myself out of my apartment tonight."
"I'm starting to miss the summer people. It's been weeks since I glowered."
Tags:summer people, summer vacation, summer vacations, summer holiday, summer holidays, second home, second homes, disapprove, disapproval, disapproving, glower, glowering, scowl, scowling, regret, regrets, regretting, regretful, vacationers, holidaymakers, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, old fogey, old fogeys
A panhandler with a sign that reads "Help the *second homeless *(People without vacation homes)".
Tags:beggar, beggars, begging, bum, bums, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, street person, street people, homeless, homelessness, living on the street, money, donation, donations, charity, choosing beggar, choosing beggars, second home, second homes, holiday home, holiday homes, cottage, cottages, vacation home, vacation homes, middle class, poverty
"The listing said it's only one block from the beach!"
"Sure is nice to have the summer people gone!"
Tags:summer people, summer person, summer home, summer homes, rent, rents, rental, rentals, rental home, rental homes, vacation, vacations, vacation home, vacation homes, vacationing, monster, monsters, haunt, haunts, haunted house, haunted houses, summer, autumn, seasonal change, relax, relaxes, relaxing, tourist spot, tourist spots, quiet down, quiets down, quieting down, chill out, chills out, chilling out, calm, calms, calm down, calms down, calming down
"I bought a new summer condo."
"I bought a time share in South Beach."
Tags:snowmen, snowman, snow people, snow person, snow sculpture, snow sculptures, south beach, timeshare, timeshares, time-share, time-shares, vacation, vacations, vacation home, vacation homes, holiday home, holiday homes, thaw, thaws, thawing, winter, miami, florida, business decision, business decisions
"We're for calling it 'Hampton,' but they want to call it 'the Hamptons.' "
Tags:pilgrim, pilgrims, puritan, puritans, mayflower, hamptons, hampton, naming, names, long island, the hamptons, upper class, lower class, class divide, pretension, pretentious, pretensions, upper crust, class difference, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, disagreement, disagreements, high society
"I'm sorry—the agency told me they'd cleared away last summer's people."
Tags:real estate, real estate agent, real estate agents, backwoods, summer house, summer houses, vacation home, vacation homes, vacation house, vacation houses, ominous, ominous sign, ominous signs, warning, warnings, ominous warning, skeleton, skeletons, out of the way, remote location, remote locations
'If people want proper legal advice they've got to expect to cover our overheads...'
Death Takes A Time-Share
Tags:death, dead, die, dies, dying, grim, grim reaper, reapers, reaper, creepy, scythe, scythes, soul, souls, eternal soul, underworld, religion, religious, religious imagery, modern, modern life, time share, timeshare, time-share, holiday, holidays, holiday home, beach house, sea front, beach hut, summer house, summer home, vacation home, vacation, vacations, out of office, on leave, relax, relaxes, relaxing
'Enough about your losing portfolio. Let me tell you about my vacation home in the Hamptons...'
"They're selling timeshares in Alaska."
"Wait a minute ... this isn't my timeshare!"
'This year's holiday is in a big house with a garden!'
"There's probably a filter on the window so we can see out but nobody can see in."
"Darling, there's an offer for a time-share nest in Florida: Should we apply?"
Tags:time-share, time-shares, time share, time shares, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, property market, property markets, housing market, housing markets, warmer climate, warmer climates, migration, migrations, migrating, florida, bird, birds, egg, eggs, nest, nests, retirement plan, retirement plans, retirements
'It's a midlife crisis - he doesn't know anyone with a vacation home that he can mooch off.'
'For me, this was just a bad time share swap.'
'When they said, a vacation without frills, I didn't dream, this frilless!'
'But I thought you said this was going to be a vacation home.'
'I'm thinking of retiring, but first I'd like to see how many luxury cars and vacation homes I can own.'