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I Could Sit and Stare At the Ocean All Day

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    Been doing that since last night,

    Takes away the sadness, So beautiful listening to the wave crash on to shore.... Haven't spoken to anyone in the last 24 hours, The peace and quiet....... Just relaxing... Love the taste of the salt in the air :D( very sensitive to this, I dont know why)
    Arizv11 Arizv11 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M Sep 15

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    Calgon

    Watching the waves come in on the beach is like taking a Calgon bath. Its a peaceful and relaxing experience. It can help you to think straight and put affairs in order that were a jumble in your mind. It can carry you away and put you at rest. The water is a great therapy for...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2008

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    It makes me think and I love to think

    and It helps me realize my life is great I just have problems if also makes me think about the great things in life but the thing I love most about it is I get to live my future in my head and hope it works out like that
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 18

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    I Have Always Felt At Home Near The Water

    I literally could sit and stare at the Ocean all day long,it brings me such peace. The thought of being so small and knowing that God still knows how many hairs I have on my head ,and all my hopes and dreams in the vastness of the Ocean just makes me feel, more loved. I love to...
    beachykeen beachykeen 51-55, F 6 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    Walking along in the white silky sand barefooted

    and looking out over the pristine blue water, a shiny object glimmers in the snowy white foam of the soft unceasing waves, floating a few feet from the meeting place of the sand and water. I approached it questioning in my mind, what could this be? As I walk in to the cool...
    letsexperience letsexperience 56-60, M 1 Response May 23

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    I like it. It gives me a sense of serenity.

    It's an escape from reality. It takes me away from the hectic city I'm living in. My mind is at peace when I just sit there and stare out into the ocean. All my worries and pain would disappear for a bit..
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F Jun 24

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    Is anyone else scared of swimming in deep water

    where you can't see the bottom?!? It's just something weird I've always been unsure about 🌊☔️🌁
    edenfw edenfw 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 30

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    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Could Sit And Stare At The Ocean All Day

    I Could Sit and Stare At the Ocean All Day Alone, in misty ocean air, Amidst the shore, I sit and stare. Fathomless realms of endless blue- Reflect the love I still hold for you. A love seemingly never-ending. Ever deeper in depth descending. Dazzling in the sun by daylight...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    From The Shawshank Redemption

    Andy Dufresne:  You know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific?   Red: No.   Andy Dufresne: They say it has no memory. That's where I want to live the rest of my life. A warm place with no memory. When I sit and stare at the ocean, I feel like it takes my memories...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F Sep 12, 2013

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    Absolutely love to just seat on the beach,

    especially at night. It's just gorgeous 😍✌️
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F Jun 24

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    Then Revenge Story

    As the day goes black, the city is calm and quiet. One night, a family getting ready for bed has a visitor to soon find out their worst nightmare has come true. A little girl, age of 5 sees her mother, father, and brother bleed out, she screams from the sight and runs out crying...
    BrokenDesires BrokenDesires 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    In fact I do when I get the chance.

    The silence in such commotion is unlike anything else.
    phifer phifer 22-25, M Feb 25

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    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F Jun 24

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    I really could. Just sit in the sand

    and stare off into the distance over an ocean. It's so pretty. Especially when the sun is setting and the wind is blowing in your direction but not super hard wind just enough to give you a cooling breeze that is inviting and makes you want to stay there forever.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I am absolutely in love with the ocean <3

    The experience is amazing.... The nice breeze, the smell of the ocean and the sound of waves crashing against the shores is so hypnotizing! My dream is to live near the ocean :-)
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    A person who does this,

    is at rest with Mother Nature and also has the patients to listen to the waves and watch every direction the water moves with the wind.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    Sitting On The Dock

    When I was younger (likealmost 30 years ago) we lived in Coos Bay, Oregon.  My step-father couldn't get a job, in a sense.  He supported us by taking us out on the docks, and loading crab nets with chicken parts, and reeling in the crabs every hour.  Made a pretty...
    MichaelDuMaine MichaelDuMaine 36-40, M 51 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    When I'm older, I want to live next to an ocean.

    It's sheer immensity is breathtaking and utterly beautiful. One of my life goals is to learn how to surf! I've also been scuba diving before, in Mexico, and I'd love to see the Great Barrier Reef.
    ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    10.10.10 And The Cetacean Family Of Light

    I sit by the sea and watch - follow the link to find out why http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeZnz7ZUMlk peace, love and light
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 7 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    I love the ocean it amazes me!

    everything about it the way it moves the colors the sound and all that lives in it:) now i want to be at the beach lol
    daniellefeather28 daniellefeather28 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    The ocean is just such a calm thing to watch.

    Plus, if I am sitting and watching the ocean all day then I wouldn't have to deal with any problems, because thinking about problems while sitting and watching the ocean is not allowed.
    aylehn92 aylehn92 22-25, F Jan 12

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    Ocean Therapy ..

    I actually had the opportunity to do this once. I sat there the quiet on this day was so peaceful . It was away from traffic , roads , people .. and early in the morning ...I heard the water , my breathing a few seagulls and that is it . There was a profound stillness that...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    The ever lapping sounds of the foamy waves

    crashing into the sandy shoreline lull me into a tranquil relaxation hardly ever achieved anywhere else
    CombatBarbie CombatBarbie 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It's beautiful! And what do you know?

    You may run into some dolphins
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I could sit and stare out at the ocean.

    It's almost as blue as my eyes XD And tres soothing. Last time I just looked out at the water here and watched as Sunlight danced upon the water so hypnotically ~_~ Chan ^_~ Brain: ~_~' Hector: That's Beautiful SquirrellyChan O_O Me: Thank you person I don't know ^_^ * reserved...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 1 Response Feb 25

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    Every Day For The Rest Of My Life

    I swear I have sea water in my veins. The happiest time of my life was when I lived at the ocean. We had a four storey house at the top of a gorge going down to the sea. Our views were unrestricted and endless. My children were at school and kindergarten. Since they finished an...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 12 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    Fond Memories

    When I was a kid I used to live near the ocean, and would often rush home after school, hurry through my homework and then run the half block to the ocean, just to sit there until the tide came in. I also loved to toss bread crumbs at the seagulls, then chase them!!
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F Dec 28, 2011

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    It seems like every wave tells a different

    story. It has been preparing itself for the moment is crashes on the shore, perhaps with a crash on the cliffs, or maybe just to tickle a child's feet. Each wave slightly different to the last.
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M May 11

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    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    bolt0 bolt0 22-25, M Dec 7, 2013

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    Its just... Its so beautiful.

    So free. The sound is just as amazing.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M May 11

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    The ocean...I miss the California air.

    My happy place. I could surf and be out there all day. Relaxing, forgetting everything
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F Aug 13

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    LOOK At The Ocean And SWIM In It

    Yes I also love to look at the ocean in all its different colors and moods, but I'd much rather jump in and SWIM in it all day when I can. I used to take entire days, arrive at the beach around 7 AM with only a gallon jug of water, then swim out past the pier, up and down the...
    kulshady kulshady 41-45, M Aug 1, 2013

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    To me the vastness of the ocean is a reminder

    of God. So deep and imeasurable. Last time I went there it was to scatter some of my 22 yr old son's ashes. He died of drug overdose 5 months ago. His favorite song was by Florence and the Machine, "Never let me go" we played it at his funeral. I see the ocean and remember him...
    Gr8terlater Gr8terlater 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    As I'm writing this I'm currently on vacation

    with family down in saint Augustine beach Florida. Love seeing, hearing, and feeling the ocean itself.
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M Sep 15

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    I can just stare at the waves crashing against

    the shore and just meditate.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    I Could Even Stare All Day Standing Up!

    All that power, all that calmness, and that beautiful voice that sings for me. It's so beautiful
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F Feb 7

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    A pair of Israeli pants (look them up - best thing ever) and my massive T-Shirt from summer camp, I could live in this :)
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    I'm not complaining though. I love alone time but it just makes my depression worse..
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