I Have A Childlike Enthusiasm For Life

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    Toys? Who Said No?

    I know it may sound a little far fetched, but I still very much enjoy playing with toys.  When I go into the star, I find myself in the toy aisles and just oogle at all the lovely crafted gadgets, dolls, and do hickeys.  I see some other grown folks going through the toy...
    Bootlover5 Bootlover5
    26-30, M
    Mar 13, 2011

    I Got To Hug Santa

    I swear, every cent I pay in taxes is worth it, or, at least, any money that I send to the volunteer fire department. Every year on the Saturday night before Christmas Santa rides around town on the front of  the giant hook and ladder truck and gives out candy canes to any...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Dec 18, 2010

    Made A Snow Angel

    And it came out perfect!It is all in the getting up, as any snow angel expert will tell you. Well, the laying down AND the getting up. She has to look as if she has just dropped down out of the sky, which requires a certain nimbleness, which I have.My 6 year old is just starting...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    Having Fun

     George Bernard Shaw has been known to say, “Youth is wasted on the young.” He has a point of course; young people are too immature to realize just how much fun they’re having. Those of us firmly entrenched in mid-life however understand all too well how brief, how...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    24 Responses Dec 7, 2012

    Wanna See? A Blimp Story

    Personally, I am happy on the ground, I mean with my feet firmly planted on it, but I am fascinated by blimps and hot air balloons. They are common where I live, a safe wind corridor between Philadelphia and New York City, so I get to see a lot of them. Many small airports make...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Aug 20, 2011

    Certainly

    at least I used to; I've been depressed for the past four months but before that I was always the one to constantly point out all sorts of random beautiful things to everyone I loved. I remember jumping with joy over the smallest thing, being grateful for everything life had to...
    finaldeadline finaldeadline
    18-21, F
    Feb 7, 2012

    No Fair!

    If the ball hits you, you are out. You make a big circle of kids, teams, those on the outside forming the ring and those on the inside trying to avoid getting blasted by the ball. Sometimes the ball would bounce towards you and you would laugh and taunt and snicker and step...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    15 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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