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I Have Read By Candle Light

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    Oils Well Or The Short Ramblings On The History Of Llghting.

    I use oil lighting all the time. Electrickery is fine, 3 phase theory positively sexy, r @ angle theta and all that. But there is something warm and intimate, dark and deep, lonely and sentinel piercing the dark in the semi luscent cast from a paraffin lamp. A friend who was...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo 41-45, M Feb 10, 2013

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    Power Outage

    A few weeks ago we had the power go out in my apartment complex. I had no tv, no radio, no nothing. My ipod ran out of batteries so there was nothing for me to do, except read. This was the first time in a long time that I read a book.  I lit one of my many...
    zestcandle zestcandle 22-25 Aug 5, 2009

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    Hello Readers

    Hello everybody...Happy to be with you all..I love reading.I have my own mini library at home with some 25 to 30 books.its small but growing :) I mostly read any books because its upon us what we filter out from book and keep it in our collection (mind)...But i love to read...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 8, 2011

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    Sneaked It

    My mom has always said the same thing "stop reading its dinner time" or " You are going to mess up your eyes" I didn't beleive her see I read fast and alot not bragging but I used to sneak a candle in my room and read before I got my cell phone I stopped one night I caught my...
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Dec 31, 2010

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    Last Winter

    It's extremely hard. Can't see the words very well. I was better off using a flashlight, which i switched to since I couldn't see. That was last winter. We had a power outtage.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    Blackout

    One day when there was a black out i got the sudden urge to read. I didn't have any other light source other then candles.  I had to put the candle really close to the book. My mother came in and said it looked like i was about to cast a spell or something lol It looked...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2008

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    Sneaked It

    My mom has always said the same thing "stop reading its dinner time" or " You are going to mess up your eyes" I didn't beleive her see I read fast and alot not bragging but I used to sneak a candle in my room and read before I got my cell phone I stopped one night I caught my...
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Dec 31, 2010

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    During A Power Outage.

    It's the perfect time to read, but sometimes a flashlight isn't handy. So that makes it hard but... sometimes you just can't put the book down. Candle light is the next best option.
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T Nov 16, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm reading it now, it is allay striking me as based off slavery is that weird?
    FamousLastWordsMCR FamousLastWordsMCR 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's weird for me. I don't know
    thatgirlluvsred thatgirlluvsred 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    OKAY FANGIRL WITH ME OVER CITY OF HEAVENLY FIRE. OR REALLY ANY CASSIE CLARE BOOK(S)
    Readbymyself Readbymyself 13-15 Jul 23

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    and IMO it is a collection of myths and stories. It has value but is NOT any kind of "revelation" of a "God" (which I don't believe exists BTW).
    ringstar ringstar 46-50, M Aug 1

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    Reading is my absolute life and passion. I believe that I would be a shell of person without books. They have been the building blocks of knowledge and imagination for thousands of...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Hello, I dont know where to start or if you have read any of my experiences but I believe I ha r a sixth sense or am special. I sense things, feel presences, feel evil, have seen...
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    I was recently married and working at a full time job at a medical clinic. We were having our yearly wellness exam for our insurance. Not even 2 days later, I received my results...
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    So everyone who decides to message me keep in mind that i will be wondering what about me caught your interest, what you have read about me and if you didn't read much, do you know...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I joined this experience group long ago, but my addiction is growing! In the last year I have read the entire Ante-Nicene library. It was terribly addictive as it changed my...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F Aug 12

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    I have read the entire Oxford English Dictionary from cover to cover. It was the 1998 edition, so perhaps in 20 years or so ill read the newest edition, but definitely not again...
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    I think it's time to write something about why I am here. Yes, I have joined some of the groups with mature content on here and yes I have written a couple of stories that might...
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    Most people have seen the light not the dark
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    I have read that the true version of the bible is the King James Bible! I saw a video on YouTube that the niv bibles are missing 16 versus from it! Also if you want to see a great...
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    I am 5'5 and 47.5kg. If you have read my previous posts, you will know all about my struggle with restrictive dieting over the past couple of years, leading to extreme weight loss...
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    I'm here to say something to everyone on EP. I've been on this site for about a year now. I've posted and have read about so many people with broken hearts. For those who are in...
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    Actually there were two. My parents got my sister a dog in middle school. It was a shelty. It was a good dog. It liked to run around and bark at you. It would bite at your...
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    Omg i found a note book tht i wrote in it about me feeling invisible and my fake smile and lately since i moved my mom has been reading my random journals and im worried she might...
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    Feelings of sadness...lethargy, no motivation, hopelessness, helplessness, trapped...so sick of the constant roller coaster. When is this period of normalcy between episodes that I...
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    It started with me getting these high pitch squeals. Like a surge up my spine and unless I concentrated hard, it would come out. Usually when I was most peaceful it would suddenly...
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    I suffered with irregular and painful periods most of my life. Early 2006 I stopped taking oral contraceptives after about 10 years. I was concerned about going irregular again but...
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    I am 40 have 3 children and a nurse. I had a lot of stress in my life 2013 and found a lump on my arm which was quite painfully, my dr just brushed it off. Then my hands became...
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    Majority of experiences i have read just confirm there is no hope. so many people saying they started when 11,12,13 and now into there 30s 40s and its still happening? Sorry but we...
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    Tonight, I have decided to reach out and find others like me. Others with Conversion Disorder. To this day, I still battle with the tics and tremors that made it so I quit high...
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    I vow to the heaven and earth that I shall not fall for anyone in my life again. When I was 14, puerile and callow, I fell in love with someone I should not be. From states away...
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    Ennio Morricone is one of the finest tunes composer alive: you already know him through the sound tracks he did for five hundred one thing films.In case you are in Verona in the...
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    Candles are so romantic! I have candles in my fireplace that I will light in the spring & summer. Candles on the mantle, on the island in the kitchen. Bubble bath candles around...
    sandybeaches4me sandybeaches4me 41-45, F Jul 29

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    Everyday when I get a shower I light about five candles and then turn the lights off! I just think it makes my shower so much more relaxing and comforting!... No shame in my game...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I had a dream where I had this fried that was literally a candle and his name was Derik. Derik spoke by lighting his wick in morse code, and I had to help him with his assignments...
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    They release a certain feeling. I really like the "religious" candles and the tea light the best
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So this is a rather strange encounter I had just a few months ago. It was between me and a special little bird. I read really deeply into instances like this, but this time, it was...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Most people think OCD is just hand washing and having a clean house.This is not true.People say they are a little bit OCD without knowing what they are really saying. I'm going to...
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    He was on his way home from Candletop, been two weeks gone and he thought he'd stop at Web's and have him a drink for he went home to her. Andy Wo-Lo said, "Hello." He said "Hi...
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    I'd love it if my guy was wearing light grey slightly destroyed stonewashed jeans, bare-feet, clean shaven and neat trimmed everywhere 😮, smelling like a fresh shower🚿, he'd...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I've got a stack of books next to my bed I've been working on. Books let me escape and help me to focus my mind on something else other than the constant waves of crashing thoughts...
    MasqueradingAs MasqueradingAs 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Madison Mansion & the Esparto Case! By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Aug 10

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    I manage a Bath and Body Works. I have a scented candle problem.
    jroadice jroadice 26-30, F Aug 9

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    It Might Be Too Late...The hospital was unusually quiet that bleak January evening, quiet and still like the air before a storm. I stood in the nurses' station on the seventh floor...
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