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I Enjoy the Tradition of the Christmas Tree

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm not Christian, but I like to celebrate Christmas as a secular holiday. I love decorating the Christmas tree, baking gingerbread men, getting gifts for those I care, the...
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Ive learned so much about life, success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a home where we actually talked to each other for hours. It was common practice to be sitting at the supper table an hour after we were done eating and still be...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 11 Responses Apr 15

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    When dad was alive, it was easy for me to maintain usual and customary traditions. STBX left well before Thanksgiving, and I had my immediate family to focus on in 2014 for...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Christmas is a wonderful holiday. I love how everyone seems to be in a much better mood. I love listening to Christmas music, watching Christmas movies and decorating. I love...
    WalkAwayFromTheSun WalkAwayFromTheSun 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    "For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 10 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I guess you could call it that. we purchased 'this old house' back in 2007. : ) she's nearly 100 years old, a beautiful brick house, with a big front porch, I had merely glided...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I grew up in a rural area. I spent much of my time outside as a child, exploring the simple, yet beautiful landscape of the American Midwest. I ran through cornfields, caught...
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Waking up on Christmas morning is like waking up during your birthday but better. But even being a child and waking on Christmas is like getting a new pair of shoes but much better...
    liveisintheair liveisintheair 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Sort of hate Christmas sort of love it. I really have mixed feelings for Christmas; as much as I love Christmas but sometimes I have second thoughts because I don't know what kind...
    andrewvickers andrewvickers 22-25, M Apr 11

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    Australian Christmas Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, Sweating his fat away Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, Water-skis on his sleigh Never...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I bailed on my family on Christmas Day. I left without telling them until I was quite a ways down the road. Had beef jerky for Christmas dinner. I'm never going back. **** them...
    rchambers rchambers 41-45, M Apr 16

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     My parents discourage me but I climbed up a tree with my friend yesterday.I was dead bored in the evening and went to explore the place we live.Found some trees which seemed...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    For a long time, we lived in the 'city' and had one in our yard. The kids loved it, and it was a wonderful, quiet place to read. Then recently, we moved to the 'country' and we...
    tilky tilky 61-65, M Apr 7

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    I really wanted to do something to change the world for the better. I found this organization called Children International. At first, I thought it was a scam (it's sad that scams...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Muslims are like branches on a tree. We may all come from different places, but our roots remain as one.We refuse to eat nothing but 'halal' (allowable food according the Islamic...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Receive ten saplings to plant when you join Arbor Day Foundation! Or Get this shirt and the will donate 10 trees to the rainforest!Happy Arborday and Earth day!http://shop.arborday...
    stufy stufy 46-50 16 hrs ago

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    I wet the bed on purpose on Christmas Eve night so I could remember a day of a year I did so on
    theexperiance theexperiance 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I grew up around lots of trees, nature is so pleasant.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M Mar 30

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    You Are a Redwood Tree You are strong-willed and stubborn. You won't change for anyone or anything. You may have your feet planted firmly on the ground, but you don't get stuck in...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Who wouldn't want a tree house.
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 6

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    When you reach top doesn't matter how you get down, just how long the peace is aloud to last. I have a tree in my garden... I spend ours sitting at the highest point thinking. The...
    ItsCalledLife ItsCalledLife 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Cutting wood is great and and fun for me I only. It the trees down that are motherhood and are in the way of letting others grow
    Chubbyhubby230 Chubbyhubby230 31-35, M Apr 13

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    God created trees and man has no right to destroy it. Simple as that.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Lol tree climbing the fun way !
    BareBumWill BareBumWill 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    And not re-planted. At least re-plant the trees. Don't kill nature, it was here before you!
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I never really took into consideration how awful it is until I went to PA and as we were driving there was this patch of land where all the trees were cut, and i got a little hurt...
    babyCakes327 babyCakes327 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    i consider it odd... i don't really appreciate nature's beauty before as much as how i appreciate it now... it just started this year when i really feel great whenever i see trees...
    hummingtree hummingtree 13-15, F Apr 16

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    clay tree
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Tonight my inner city apartment building hosted a patio party and the gas fire pit was lit for us to enjoy. It was a treat to put my feet up by the fire and enjoy a glass of wine...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am enjoying life rn.. Cuz my life will turn to **** In a couple of months so might as well enjoy the little time left
    TheresAPossibility TheresAPossibility 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I got my first vibe when I was 14 from a friend. That's probably my favorite one. But I also enjoy cuffs and whips. I enjoy feeling like a slave. I like for all 4 of my limbs to be...
    ash667 ash667 18-21, F 4 Responses