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I Have Lived On An Island

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    Have Lived Most Of My Life On An Island

    The largest island in the continental United States...Long Island (Hawai'i is the largest island in the entire United States, but I've never lived there). 
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Dec 22, 2009

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    Island Adventures

      One day I pulled up stakes, packed my bags, crated my pets and took a jet plane to the Dominican Republic.   Really, there was a plan.  My human friends were supposed to follow me.  I was having an  adventure with my own pirates of the Caribbean...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Have Lived My Whole Life On An Island

    i live on long island, n was born there, and i havent moved since. wish it was as nice as the pic for this group tho :(
    olemissfan2 olemissfan2 18-21, M 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    My Home

    Maui will always be my home, even though I'm now in California. I was there throughout my childhood, and I left at 17, due to the traumatic experience of losing my high school sweetheart in an accident. I just couldn't bare to look at the slopes of Haleakala every day, all day. I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Still Do

    Ireland - It is a little larger than most tropical islands and definitely does not contain the same climate
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    Lately I've been having this feeling of dislocation like I'm not supposed to be here like by being alive I'm being distracted by what I'm supposed to be. I don't know who I am I...
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    1992 w/ my au t Mary Lou. :-)
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    I have lived in Germany, South Korea, Japan and the US. I have traveled to Canada, several Caribbean islands, Puerto Rico and England. Hopefully someday I will get to explore some...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 19

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    23298 Ladrillo St, WOODLAND HILLS, Los Angeles, California IN 1972 i lived in this house in woodland hills and it was haunted!!!!!!!!!!! 16 different times "things" happened if...
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    We have lived a full live and have many regrets. We wish we spent more time with our children. We wish we lived life with less fear. We wish people could know the real us. We wish...
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    I will watch you, for my dark admiration of you feeds me,I will make you see little things in your world to make you think about me, seep into your thoughts, conquer your dreams...
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    I have lived my whole adult life battling overwhelming daytime sleepiness and nighttime sleeplessness and for years doctors told me I was just depressed, until I feel asleep at the...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M Oct 29

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    I've never posted anything on here before but feel like I need to talk to some people. I've always had a trust issue not just with boyfriends but friends as well. I've been with my...
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    As soon as I can come up with the plane fare I am heading to Galiano Island. I only hope it will be sooner than later. I can't wait for island life. I can almost feel the presence...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F Oct 29

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    Laying on my own beach and watching the sunset as the dolphins jump around. The faint stars just beginning to twinkle as the sky grows burning fire red with streaks of purple. The...
    CloakedInApathy CloakedInApathy 70+, F 8 Responses Nov 19

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    Very well, I am not intending to portray an image that everything is dandy high-quality in this article in Turkey. It's not at all. There are plenty of domestic aspects which have...
    Joshua8383gcy4 Joshua8383gcy4 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I've just started learning Faroese and have made a couple of friends in the Faroe Islands. Hopefully I'll eventually be speaking Faroese and I may even move. It's such an...
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    Deleted Experiences I know there used to be shared experiences in this category, because I wrote them. Orient Beach is a beautiful nude beach on the small island of St Maarten...
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    Starts out dark and depressing, some weird *** witch ***** decides to screw up my dream by being evil to my friends and family. This is All on an island. I lucid dreaming - ly...
    Mary2050 Mary2050 16-17, F Nov 12

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    usa..almost all 50 states England Ireland Wales France Germany Switzerland Italy Spain Hungary Mexico Canada Bahamas cayman islands curacao virgin Islands Belize Nicaragua Costa...
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    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I have been wanting to write this story for a long time. This story is a tribute to my one and only daughter. For simplicity I will refer to my daughter as "M". After 5 children...
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    The Turkish "Gulet" is usually a usually created Turkish motor-sailor adapted to charter. She has the heritage of The traditional boats that sailed throughout the Aegean and...
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    The Turkish "Gulet" is really a customarily intended Turkish motor-sailor adapted to charter. She has the heritage of the ancient boats that sailed over the Aegean and...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    The Turkish "Gulet" is a customarily developed Turkish motor-sailor tailored to charter. She has the heritage of The traditional boats that sailed over the Aegean and Mediterranean...
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    My own home, better yet my own island.
    BriMoon BriMoon 31-35, F Nov 1

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    We debate the problem. Debate. Debate. Blame. Blame. Deny. Deny. Retaliate. Retaliate. No peace due to debates. Spin doctors help wealthy keep debates...
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    i have been to several other countries. Austria, France, Spain,Canada and the USA. forgot a few places Italy, Madeira, Canary islands and Majorca.
    vilewart vilewart 66-70, F 5 Responses Nov 12

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    Just woke up from the craziest nightmare. I recently learned an old friend now lives in Thailand. She grew up 2 hours away from where I live. I hada nightmare that I went to go...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been to NZ, Hong Kong, China, Germany, Italy, France, Dubai, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Fiji, Canary Islands, England, Thailand, Estonia, Australia, Ireland, Austria...
    VelvetBoat VelvetBoat 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    i dreamed about a girl and her twin brother (they where like 12) that lived in the academy i lived in and me and my partner where supposed to get closer to them and find out if...
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    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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