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I Enjoy the Tradition of the Christmas Tree

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    We bought a tree at the weekend

    for what is going to be our first Christmas together at home. My parents are visiting from the UK, and my sister will be here on Christmas Day, so this is going to be quite a special occasion and we want everything looking nice. It is not a very tall tree, but it is nice and...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Christmas Tree

    As a Christian i grow up full of stories about CHRISTMAS and all the jolly things that goes with it,i use to attend massess early in the morning in our local church and prepare christmas tree freshly cut from the forest or sometimes from lagoon where you can find beautiful trees...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M Nov 22, 2011

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    Okay .... I have a Christmas tree .

    .. it is 5 ft tall, with one 25 light strand of twinkle lights, that barely gets around the tree once. It does have some pink decoration, where mice had deposited a little insulation. It stands in the window of the new house. Well ... that is a window that hasn't had a...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Dec 20, 2014

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    One That I Will Never Change

    Every year, the first weekend in December we visit our local Christmas tree farm. We dress warm and traipse through the snowy fields in search of the perfect tree. With a small bow saw in hand we walk for what seems a very long time until we all agree on that one tree that will...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    Being A Student

        I was fortunate that my guardians give me enough education i can get and send me to college with out any trouble untill such time i did something that makes them angry and told me to experience the things other students feel which i never realize till the time i know how...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree....

    I also like the tradition of a Christmas tree. I love decorating the tree each year because of the memories it shares. I place ornament which each has a special meaning. I have those the children made as they grew up, the ones my mother bought me each year as I was growing up...
    loyll loyll 51-55, F Dec 14, 2008

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    Glow Of Tree Lights

    I love doing the tree up with different ornaments... some I have made or my niece and nephew make... or different colors I love to have a angel on top ... and nice lights and what I love most of all to do is turn off all the lights around the house and just have the glow of the...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Oh Christmas Tree .....

    " Get the biggest aluminum tree you can find , Charlie Brown, maybe painted pink." Lucy I have memories of my very favorite Christmas tree, the one that came out every year of my youth. It was stored in the fruit cellar on a shelf .... Next to the canned peaches, pickled beets...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    MAY NOT BE the best christmas i have got,

    but was happy enough to see this not so huge lovely christmas tree!  
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 Dec 28, 2013

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    Christmas In The Eyes Of A Less Fortunate Child.....

                               I had this experience a few years ago.............it's been my dream since....as a child with simple life ,Christmas was not so special but a happy one...............there's that feeling of being excited and happy when the beer month...
    malunggay malunggay 36-40, F Nov 3, 2013

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    my older sister moved out and so i get to use her room. her window is expansive and has so many trees outside. these late spring/eary summer nights with a bright moon, twinkling...
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    I just love the winter from the snow to decorating the tree and house and spending it with my family
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    When I was a kid, my mother had a near complete collection of the Xanth series. To this day I've memorized the Royal Family Tree for no apparent reason. I also really enjoyed the...
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    It's December. Every kid's favorite time of year. I chucked to myself as I though of the Christmases of my childhood. Christmas always sucked when I was a kid. Well, I believed...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses May 8

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    Wind whistling through the trees....Sounds like God's own orchestra. All of the different plants and trees and stumps and whatever..they make their own sound. Each gust of wind...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I would like to discuss non spanking discipline for kids, I can't spank my kids because they are adopted and have previously suffered a lot of abuse and domestic violence, however...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 9 Responses May 9

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    I definitely believe in traditional roles within a marriage. Women should be very submissive, and should not talk unless asked. In marriage men need to lead. Women have to listen...
    jennamorrisongirl jennamorrisongirl 18-21, F 8 Responses May 12

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    Favorite Album: A Charlie Brown Christmas.
    ifeelachangeinthewind ifeelachangeinthewind 22-25, F 1 Response May 17

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    I found that I've become less and less attracted to the guy I'm dating the more I see how little of a provider he would be for my children if I ever married him. He's cheap, whiny...
    cookiemoonster cookiemoonster 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Some Funny And Absurd Limericks There once was a fellow named Frank Who was solidly huge as a tank He munched out on candy And his life was dandy Until he tried to hold up...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M May 2

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    I loved to climb trees as kid. I also had a small tree fort.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 5

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    When it's windy the darn tree bumps the house. When there's a breeze a pine cone tumbles down. Noisy. Don't even get me started about storm weather and this tree...
    toobigformybras toobigformybras 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I love nurturing things! I plan to plant as much trees as I can. For we do need more trees. I like to do bonsais as well, and I looove grass plants. I also talk to them. All the...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 1 Response May 18

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    CHAD AND JEREMY - "A Summer Song" Trees swayin' in the summer breeze Showin' off their silver leaves As we walked by Soft kisses on a summer's day Laughing all our cares away...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses May 20

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    As the wind races through my hair, the car moves and breathes, the smell of gas, local livestock, farms, flowers, and air that you can't get from the city is everywhere. Speed is...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    yes! it is may and I listen to merry Christmas kiss my *** every day. nothing says it better than that
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F May 5

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    oh god, why is Christmas so big? i feel like most dont even do it for religion, they just...want to annoy me lol
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F May 10

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    Why do atheists celebrate Christmas? Because we like hanging out with our friends, getting presents, and eating food. It's not hard to figure out.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 4 Responses May 19

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    I don't HATE Christmas..... I just don't like it very much
    ColeSweety ColeSweety 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Christmas was the only semi stable time in my childhood with good memories. I am probably overly sentimental in trying to create memories now. But it's a safe place for me
    tomh11 tomh11 31-35, M 15 hrs ago

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    I still do. On camp this year, I was close to sent home. I somehow managed to climb every tree we went past: even a dead one that was falling apart, and one that was five-six...
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F May 6

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    When I had my miscarriage I took the baby home and buried him with a tree. The nurse thought I was crazy, he's to small to see, but I needed closure...it's not like I could hold...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    Mostly only the deep DEEP roots for when we first appeared I wanna know if I'm related to any royal figures and I know deep down in the tree I have some Egyptian
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16

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    I want to plant a fruit tree. Definitely on my bucketlist.
    deadgirlsfairytale deadgirlsfairytale 26-30, F May 17

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    Here it comes.... Listen... to the wave of the wind approaching. Walking about the woods making the trees one by one tremble and sway. Giving breath to each and every leaf as it...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    GMO and common sense in your food. We have been eating "Genetically modified food" since long before you or I were even in this country. The Maize the Aztecs ate was far...
    webbrowser webbrowser 22-25, M 7 Responses May 12

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    well.. I know u all guys and even me have many problems in life and e all don't have to face it.. we just want to quit... we are hoping that life will not give problems again and...
    Sameekshya Sameekshya 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    I'm enjoying Buffalo Trace at the moment. Sipping it straight and enjoying the burn.
    lookingxyz2014 lookingxyz2014 41-45, M May 4

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    Always good to hear from others who enjoy their nappies and plastic pants. I have loved them ever since childhood and have been wearing them 24/7 for some years now. I wear them...
    Dennap Dennap 51-55, M 6 Responses May 7

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    This is how all started.. Pls Comment On It... i am my husband'ss second wife. He has 13 year old teenaged child who was now also my son. days passed on and i gave birth to a baby...
    riyaasharma riyaasharma 31-35, F May 14

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