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I Have Noticed That

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    Things Are Looking Up - "I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings." Gustave Flaubert
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Sep 26, 2013

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    If You Have Will - "Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement." - Will Rogers
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    Sex Is An Easier Explanation -      I admit it.  I have sex sometimes with somebody I don't intend to have a romance with just to feel human again.     I go for long...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 7 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    There is an art in finding the worth in loving anyway...                               Learn to cherish love with an open heart and hand...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    My friends step-mom is kinda flirting with me through texting now..... So, I grew up with my friends step-mom and his family. I always thought of her as a helpful guiding figure. I...
    indiant indiant 16-17, M Apr 7

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    Make far too many noises with their mouth and noses....
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F Apr 7

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    "Money doesn't talk... it swears." - Bob Dylan
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Jan 22

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    Greed Governs
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    The world seems to be dying-and not in the way I expected. Instead of fading on the outside and in, it is collapsing in on itself. It is turning gray and it's life is making the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End - Beatles
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    Being thin and wanting to lose weight are more accepted than being fat or wanting to gain weight.
    underageloner underageloner 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Doors - Doors are difficult to close completely. Even if I do get my front door shut it won't stay shut unless I dead bolt it or place a rock in front of it. I had a door in my old...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F Jun 25, 2013

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    Grandchildren - "What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult." - Sigmund Freud
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    Losing and Finding Seems as if my life is continually played out somewhere between losing and finding. My shoulder seems to have no trouble "finding" the hard corner of the ill...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    Life Is Full Of Walls - A dim image of peering out of a window at a brightly colored mural declaring rainbows of love and walks through the city zoo, Sitting on the wall...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 3 Responses May 27, 2012

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    My Nightmares Are As A Train, They Become Smaller As It Pulls Away
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Lack Of Agenda Breeds Suspicion - Many people are perplexed - even suspicious of those of us who have no agenda besides living our own lives. I have been accused of being vengeful...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    People Want Their Choices To Be Respected But... - I have noticed that people want you to respect the choices they make but often they don't want to be respectful of other people's...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    The Divorced Person... -      ... is like a man with a black patch over one eye.  He looks rather dashing, but the fact is that he has been through a rather maiming experience...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2011

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    Like Sand In Your Hand - “Relationships-of all kinds-are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Some Stories Change and Need to Be Erased - What is a friend? Is a friend someone who you should give grace even when they cannot understand? I do think a friend is someone you...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F Mar 1, 2013

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    People strive for approval meanwhile they should be striving for recognition.
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 1 Response Feb 24

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    Pain Isn't Forever -      "I only ask to be free.  The butterflies are free."     -     Charles Dickens     Not too much to ask for is it?  The beauty and the...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Her River Flows, Where The Water Goes - "Self-pity in it's early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable." - Maya...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    Thought Trek - You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.—James Allen
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    Has anybody else noticed that a lot of people in this world looks like somebody else? I just realized that I have always noticed this and I have noticed this since I was a kid...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 Feb 21

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    I'm afraid of living and that's what makes me different from others around me.
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Misunderstandings Occur - There are some people I admire for their strength, humor, and or artistic ability. Because of that I have recently been told in no uncertain terms I am no...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Good Neighbors And Friends Are Rare And Priceless - Yesterday, I attended the funeral of a very good friend. Larry was the kind of man who could be inconspicuous or the life of the...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Rose Colored Glasses - Romantic love is a mental illness, but it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 4 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Kids On The Pier -      "If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a real shortage of fishing poles."     -     Doug Larson
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    Strings - I can say things from behind a guitar without offending somebody, than I can from behind a cup of coffee. I wonder if that's what drives a poet.
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Aug 13, 2013

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    If I Believed In Reincarnation -      I'm pretty sure I'd like to come back as a grizzly bear in Alaska.      When I lived there all those years ago it seemed to me the...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Dec 8, 2011

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    Lost Art: Face To Face Communication/Hand Written Letters - Everybody e-mails or texts each other at work, and while walking down a busy street this past weekend, I could count...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    Music And Water -     "In every man's heart, there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibration of beauty."     -     Christopher Morley
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    Love Makes No Plans - "Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists." - Anita Brookner...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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    There is always men from Australia looking for women in Australia on this site. Is it just me or does anybody else notice that? Or is the same man asking the same question hour...
    lovehimdeeply lovehimdeeply 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Reunion -      "Happiness is having a large, loving, close-knit family in another city."      -     George Burns      It seems like everybody who has never been...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    We're Not As Independent As We Pretend -      "We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone.  Alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2011

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    Another New Year -      New Year's eve is a great time to feel sentimental about things... particularly if you've been around a while.    It's when you wonder if you're...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 7 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    Being In The State Of Alienation - "By alienation is meant a mode of experience in which the person experiences himself as an alien. He has become, one might say, estranged from...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F Oct 31, 2013

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    The Old Tattered Box - I found an old unmarked box while moving some things the other day. Not knowing what it contained, I opened it because the box was in bad shape after being...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Jun 21, 2013

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    Now That Things Are Better. My most personal regret is the handful of people I have known over the years, whom I loved very deeply, yet slipped away from me never knowing that...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    You Don't Have To Be - I've learned you don't have to be a dreamer or a misfit to understand just how many wonderful things, people, and creation there is in the world to be...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    Lonely Silence - The silence is always more lonely than being alone I don't mind the silence in the woods or in the music   I don't mind the pauses or even comfortable...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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    It's Natural -      "All men have an instinct for conflict; at least, all healthy men."     -     Hilaire Belloc      It's funny how quick a young man is to a fight...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2011

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    I Have Noticed That - Nobody in my house flushes the toilet except me. I have to go around behind everyone and flush their mess. It's disgusting. Why the hell won't they flush? I...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2011

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    Hearts And Bodies -        They know things... hearts and bodies do.  You live your life inside your head as you grow older; safe inside our wisdom; but hearts and bodies...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Apr 24, 2012

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    layers - life is a beautiful giftwrapped in layers and layers,One layer is joythe next may be painOne layer is beginningthe next may be mundaneAnd as we unwrap and unwrap the...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    Young People Romanticize Death -      I work with a lot of younger people and correspond with many.  A common thread I've noticed is their fascination with the death of...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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