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I Felt the Sand In Between My Toes and It Made Me Smile

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    I Usually Hate Sand

    But once in a while that smiley crunchy sandy feeling makes me grin so big my face hurts. I make peace with the beach then. Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F Feb 9, 2009

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    The Beautiful Beach

    I walked out on the warm sand and I felt it in between my toes. The sun was shining, the breeze was light and the ocean was calm. I smiled at the little things in life that made me the happiest I have ever been. I now visit the beach every week just for that feeling of pure...
    AngieFosh11 AngieFosh11 16-17, F Dec 30, 2008

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    The Ocean and the Sand

    i LOVE the ocean, the smell of the air, it makes me so tired, it makes me complete...the feel of sand, fine ocean sand, is amazing..
    Amala82962 Amala82962 46-50, F Dec 30, 2008

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    ...as a Child, and As An Adult.

    The sensation is unlike anything else.  It's been a few years (oh there are "beaches" here in Indiana, but they are lake beaches and the "sand" is just not what I consider "real"; natural ocean sand...)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2009

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    The sensation of sand between the toes, sand in ones beach attire and even in my hair is just so evocative of the childhood I had and loved, building sandcastles, running on out...
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    This is Nathan McLeod, a young actor who has been in the business since 2007. He is best known as Gabe Foster in Life with Boys. My friend snapped this picture during the blocking...
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    As we all know, the machinery industry is an important part of the industry, China is a very important strategic, basic and pillar industries, the machinery industry production...
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    “You are lucky to be one of those people who wishes to build sand castles with words, who is willing to create a place where your imagination can wander. We build this place with...
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    It won't be long now till I get to see your beautiful smile as you walk into my arms.
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    sometimes I act like I happy but I am not I faked because I am the part of the family who makes everyone smile and laugh
    cudieheart cudieheart 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    My hands have crooked middle and ring fingers. It occurs at the top of my fingers (top phalange?) My feet also have crooked pinky and 4th toes which point the other direction...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Dec 2

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    I was thinking about all the violence and bloodshed this past week..The terrible senseless slaughter of innocents in Pakistan and the Middle East. I guess as much as we try and...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    No stories on making a peanut butter sandwich??I love peanut butter on crispy, buttered toast. Spread in a sandwich made with two slices of REAL, fresh bread and not the rubber...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    This will be my last post about him... There was this guy i met here in ep. We had fun and so i thought. I haven't talk to him for 2 days cause im hurting.... im hurting because he...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Nothing like woman with very sexy toes.. Ladies what color do you paint your toes?
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Why do so many think that smiling is a sign of weakness? I believe it's a sign of strength.Last week I was at the hotel bar. It was a very cool & trendy place, and my first night...
    CaliforniaDr CaliforniaDr 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I have come across so many here that have brought smiles and laughter to my days. I've seen words that warmed my heart, made me think, made me cry, made me want, and made me...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Dec 4

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    Ever since I got this job 3 summers ago, once in a while when you come back on that line, I get to see you. Everytime I see you, I smile. If only you knew how happy I get when I...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Walk in the rain, jump in mud puddles, collect rocks, rainbows and roses, smell flowers, blow bubbles, stop along the way, build sandcastles, say hello to everyone, go barefoot, go...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 8

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    Yesterday i went to the Christmas market. It was full of people, everyone seemed to be so happy, feeling free, drinking beer ,eating nonstop Christmas delicacies...my mind was...
    Roboticgirl Roboticgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I do love grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches. My fave sandwich however is banana with peanut butter and honey on days when i has a sweet tooth.
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I am a 14 year old white girl and for the past several weeks there has been this 14 year old black girl at school who has had her eye on me and has been checking me out almost...
    downbutnotout1 downbutnotout1 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    My toes are still painted red for the holidays. I love this color and the polish is holding up great. I am doing some late night work..
    carla3457 carla3457 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was in the basement, stirring a drink, preparing to make my grand ascent up the stairs. As I began the climb, my brain said "hey, turn off the lights" .. And I turned them off...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Hey friend, I could've texted you this but I wanted it to be public; I want people to see that I'm so fortunate enough to have you as a on/offline friend. I believe that...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A few days ago, a came across a man from my town who is a quadriplegic, and his chair was stuck in the snow. I immediately went to help him out of the snow, noticing that many...
    Heresmystory Heresmystory 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I love when you look at someone, with a smile 😊 on your face, and they break into a smile 😊 back at you, not because they know why you're smiling 😄, but because you're...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I believe it works both way. Even if you smile to stranger, you pretty much likely to get back. I know this lady somewhere in her 80s or+ and she is the reason I smile everyday at...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 11

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    I've always been a grin person until my son turned 3 I think it was. The kid has blonde hair and the prettiest blue eyes I've ever seen. Just made me smile every time we looked at...
    OilDaddy OilDaddy 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 16

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    Never Regret Something That Once Made You Smile..
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F Dec 4

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    I see you and I smile I talk to you and everything seems to be alright You're such a beautiful flower, so fresh and new If I had to pick one I'd pick you My heart beats the way I...
    JEJ2259 JEJ2259 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 16

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    I Love This Quote "The fact of the matter is that while tens of millions of American families are struggling to put bread on the table and are often one paycheck away from...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I like to put all sorts on my grilled cheese. Usually I add avocado, sliced ham and sliced tomato. Really makes a good sandwich.
    Emilia0659 Emilia0659 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I dont want to ever give somebody a hard time but my boss. but if I have ever made you sad it is my sincerest apologies. I will be a better man
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    Everyday, I always smile a lot. When I'm outside. When I'm talking to someone, I smile. When I'm alone or when nobody talks to me, they think I'm mad because I don't smile. Idk I...
    Weirdestone Weirdestone 16-17, F a week ago

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    My Wife Of 25 Years-Though we don't do Christmas as she believes with Jehovah's Witnesses and I am raised a Muslim I decided to give her a present anyway on Christmas 2014. When...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am addicted to a hug from my family and friends. I do believe the power of a hug and a smile. I can see how others feel and how I feel when hugged and smiled at. I love it and...
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    This made my day...:D
    powla powla 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    im 15, turning 16 in january really soon. i have no idea where to begin, but one thing i can say is that my life is what you call the most significant roller coaster i can only...
    essaahoopz essaahoopz 16-17 Nov 30

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    I Smile Even Though I Am Sad, as it hides my pain and none makes me tearful by asking why I'm sad. Some people still recognise my sadness behind melancholic smile, but I try to...
    sad12hana sad12hana 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I was going to be a model when I was 16 but I had terrible anxiety issues and had a problem with change. My parents weren't involved at all and I felt scared and alone. I was put...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I am a very affectionate and romantic person, currently in a lifeless relationship. He is sooo clueless to how simple it is to put a smile upon my face. I hate asking for affection...
    paulawala paulawala 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    So many people feel that they are in "love" when someone is genuinely nice to them without expecting anything in return. However, that can be the perfect disguise for trickery as...
    xxhappilyeverafterxx xxhappilyeverafterxx 13-15, F Dec 6

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    Smile is a language of love, smile is a source to win heart, smile is a name of lovely mood, smile create greatness in personality so keep smiling :)
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    In the past year (2013-2014), I: * Adopted a totally vegan diet * Taught myself to cook well * Became a cyclist * Gave up Coffee * Gave up Alcohol * Made a conscious effort to be...
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