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    Urban Farming - Community Garden

    My friends in Baltimore have cleared out dirty abandoned Hampden lots and transformed them into community gardens. I think its such a neat idea to be organic farming, and creating a safe natural area, within a city. They have all kinds of veggies and flowers and herbs growing...
    EolianDeparting EolianDeparting 18-21 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    My Home Garden And Vegetables

    This year I have planted a lot more tomatoes than last year-20 plants.  I have also planted around 15-20 peppers and around 5 cucumbers. The spring weather has really been weird this year, we have hardly had any good sunny weather but hopefully soon the sun will shine.  I also...
    sisko95 sisko95 41-45, M Nov 1, 2011

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    I Don't...

     ...but my stepmother does. There is a lot of stuff in her garden: carrots, green beans, eggplants, tomatoes, radish, peas, onions, parsley, chives, ... I love meat, but self grown vegetables are just great, especially those onions, so tasty and spicy. And the salads, she...
    Hacki Hacki 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Some Successes

    Last post in this group I was bemoaning the lack of light in my garden and the effect on the plants I grew.So here are a few pics from 2012The rooftop greenhouse has been quite productive.2013 pics to follow.
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    Homegrown

    Every year i grow a whole bunch of different veg, my favourites mainly tomatoes and peppers, last year and this one things havent done so well, as the British summers seem to get worse. There is nothing better then eating produce you have grown, tastes completly different to the...
    Blondevixon Blondevixon 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Grow Our Own

    - My husband does the gardening every year.  - We plant, tomatoes, different types of salad, spinach, chives, garlic, peppers, hot peppers, eggplants, celery, parsley, corn. - Two years ago, we also planted zucchini's and beans.  We decided not to since it is alot of...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    I can't know in our backyard

    but my dad and I used to have a nice vega table garden in our back yard and once a year we would pick what we grew and make salsa.
    maddycolley maddycolley 13-15, F Jun 13, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I'll tell you what feels really good... When you can be happy with the person you are inside your own skin and being able to walk around without some illusory self - a "social...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn 22-25, M 22 mins ago

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    Not to sound vane, but when I look in the mirror I like what I see, but self love goes much deeper than looks. I've been told that I'm my own worst enemy by a few people in the...
    Abyssfull Abyssfull 51-55, M 11 hrs ago

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    Does anyone remember when they where younger in school the teacher would ask what you wanted to do when you grow up... I never want to grow up and I've done well so far :)
    gayanallover gayanallover 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Not sure of it's a typical EP break or if I'm just growing up at last. I haven't been very active on here for a while...which happens. I like EP and the interaction on this site...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I do too, and everything is pushing them including but not limited to school, media, & peers. It is terrible. They need to be children , they will be grown up forever.
    silverwings2012 silverwings2012 61-65, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, i finally caved and changed my profile picture overnight. i went with this simple black and white "Owned" because i can't find a lot of choice in what is applicable to us...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes I am Owned...hence my username "Already Owned" And my Owner (Dom) is getting very angry with all the endless inbox msgs that I am receiving off wannabe Doms, boys posing as...
    Alreadyowned7379 Alreadyowned7379 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    i guess that some people really are stupider than i thought. i can't count the number of different places it says in my profile that i am owned. i even state the fact during...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think I had to grow up pretty quickly. Now I feel like a 30 year old in a 21 year olds body
    MilaDaniels MilaDaniels 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had always played with the idea of being owned ever since my wife and I began to swing. Now that she spends most of her time with her partner, I began to pursue this further...
    Travlnman Travlnman 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think the religious concept of sin is widely misunderstood and skewed. Sins are not wrong. Sins are not even bad. In fact, sins have nothing to do with a divine standard or...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am part owner of a video gaming store... I enjoy being a business owner but wish I had a business partner that didn't argue as much as she does. God knows I enjoy the business...
    John2526 John2526 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I will be 39 later this year. My sister is 35. She and I are still growing taller and developing up top. When I was 32, my shoe size went from size five and a half to a size six...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I could never say that "I don't judge"... Even in the presence of a perfect God or in the face of the poorest of souls. Truth is, without judgement... Why try your best? From...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was in third grade, just before my family and I moved out west, my mom took my sister and I to Disney World in Florida. WE went to Universal studios and Animal Kingdom as...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    If you do what you have always done, you will get the same results you have been getting. If you want to stunt your growth and feel stuck in the same place forever, keep making...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 5 days ago

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    Hurrah..... not a dream any more. I do own a large part of an island. More than 5 miles to the nearest neighbor
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If your life isn't a bit uncomfortable at times, then you're not growing... Maturity comes with growing pain's... By me
    lullabywolfeh lullabywolfeh 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It all started quite early, I don't remember when. He wanted to "teach" me how to do stuff, like chopping wood, splitting it into manageable chunks and the like. I thought he was...
    FluttersJay FluttersJay 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    I've been interested in fashion ever since I was a little girl. It absolutely brake my heart every morning to wake up and clock into a freaking time clock. Knowing I'm making...
    MickxLove MickxLove 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm wondering how well PM works. I am using other herbs, but the growth is slow. I'll gain, lose a bit at my cycle, but keep a bit. It's painful to have to wait, lol. Do the PM...
    GrowingBiggerBetter GrowingBiggerBetter 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I wish I was past this point already. Changing from looking without to looking within...I feel like I am losing so much. I have been carrying this grief around with me every day...
    JustTheSun JustTheSun 26-30 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I live in Canada. It has been a dream for some time to build off grid and an earthship. I am finally starting my journey at a time most would not. Being separated for almost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    Despite knowing very little in terms of everything there is to know, I see and understand things in their totality. I see things as whole. I've always been able to do this on some...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Tell me if you experienced this: I have a female cat who has her own wash cloth. She takes that wash cloth all over the place and does a little dance with it before laying down...
    Notmypornname Notmypornname 46-50, M Jan 27

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    I once felt my heart was growing cold, battle hard trying not to let it happen. And now I decide I should never have a cold heart for the sake of my life and my children's and for...
    Sunflowerintw Sunflowerintw 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Mirror of the sun Like the sun, you are always there. Your luminescence shines, no matter what you wear. Your pull controls, the greatest of waves. You are beautiful, in every...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    well..... im soooo upset right now, me and my boyfriend have been together for 10 months now were long distance now and he always comes to visit me and he even came to meet my...
    kay203 kay203 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Why the FK do u get blocked for caring and showing someone your there if they need a friend or someone to talk too.. seriously grow up give someone who is willing to be there for...
    hotspot2016 hotspot2016 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Nothing kills a conversation faster than declaring that you want to dominate an Owned sub... especially not after she has already told you that she is Owned...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Jakarta, Indonesia - Every pet owner has his problems with their naughty furry friend. It does not matter whether it’s a dog or a cat, it would always be an interesting, fun, and...
    rachealhoward rachealhoward 22-25, F Jan 24

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    Personally I think kids are growing up to fast. And I don't just say that because my daughter is back in diapers. I'm guilty of it as well. I often focus to much on impressing...
    Northwoodsdad Northwoodsdad 26-30, M Jan 24

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    I am so obsessed with my new boas! We got a baby rainbow boa for Christmas, and the other day my son bought me a Motley Columbian common boa that will grow between 8-9 feet! And I...
    cutiepitunia cutiepitunia 70+ 1 Response Jan 22

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    I am so obsessed with my new boas! We got a baby rainbow boa for Christmas, and the other day my son bought me a Motley Columbian common boa that will grow between 8-9 feet! And I...
    cutiepitunia cutiepitunia 70+ Jan 22