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I Have Spent Many Happy Hours

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    Happy Hours

    Happy hours,I've spent many,Down the pub,Rolling drink,So I've been told,Dancing on the tables.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 26, 2011

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    Memories

    I've been doing some research on my family's history and was quite surprised to find photos of relatives and buildings they were associated with on the web. It has brought back memories of my childhood days. The day we walked along a railway track, my father explaining the...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    The Second Decade

    At the end of primary school we moved yet again and I started at Tech School. This was thought to be the best choice for me, and in some ways it was. My Grandparents wanted me to go to Scotch College ~ Before you Sydney siders tell me it's Scott's College, it's not. That's Sydney...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 7 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    The Early School Years

    We lived on a busy road, probably quiet by today's standards. My father always seemed to be knocking down walls and building extensions on to the house. It was a timber weatherboard home, typical of the 50s style with an entrance hall with double glass doors to the lounge room...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 7 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Listeing to Music

    Well usually dancing and singing along as well ...        
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    The Second Decade - Condensed Version

    In no particular order :) Learning many new things in science and technology. Learning how to use my hands to create things. Rediscovering the fairer sex :) Appreciating the great outdoors, it's flora and fauna. Appreciating sunsets, the night sky and sunrises. Edit...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    The Fifth Decade

    On the beach listening to the waves on a summers eve. Playing in the surf. Playing like children in a playground. Watching dolphins frolic in the ocean. Being woken by the sound of lorikeets as the morning starts. Watching the sunset at the end of the day. Spending a warm...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 6 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    So Many ...many

    Putting on my BCD....Do a buddy check on each other... ensuring air is turn on was the last  ..then you hear one loud voice 'Are we ready'? We reply 'Yesssss'. He said 'Lets Go Diving'!   One by one, we did a 'Back roll'.. When all gave an OK...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    The Third Decade

    After crossing Bass Strait on the Princess Of Tasmania I spent Two weeks cruising around Tasmanias amazing scenery, as a member of a motor cycle club. A trip up the Gordon River was probably the highlight, though it's difficult to separate from the other places. We had a lot of...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Lately

    ...thinking of nothing but you.  MMMM there were lots of naughtily beautiful thoughts.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Enjoying Many Things!

    When I reflect on this... there are so many happy moments in my life. :-) I have spent many hours, hanging out with family. I still do, every evening, I hang out with my mother and sister. And sometimes my nephews come to visit. Those are many hours of watching movies together...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    The more I learn about human nature, the more I despair and lament. Adaption from indoctrination is the only option. But, that is a hard thing, indeed. It's always better to know...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    They all hate me yelling things in my mind telling me what to do or even causing most of my violence and it hurts so much when they yell at me they insult me that is why I do not...
    Daulton720 Daulton720 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I have many good acquaintances but very few friends.
    gish1897 gish1897 13-15, F Feb 13

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    Mostly dates. Then meeting just to meet. Hang out, talk. Try to be friends. Talk about whatever :), have fun. Get an ice cream, go to the movies or something. Get out. I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M a week ago

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    Not sure really if it is "too many." But, I do indeed think a great deal. I'm usually fairly quiet, mostly because I'm thinking so much! At night, it's not very conducive to sleep...
    princessprincesa princessprincesa 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Things that have hurt me - inadvertent or purposeful... Scary, little, writhing, throbbing, growing thoughts that worm their way through my head at inappropriate times. Things that...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 1 Response Feb 10

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    But... Work phoned...they had other ideas .. Rather than me spending my one day off at home.... They want me to work .. As three other members of staff went sick.... Oh well...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    the smaller your circle, the better.
    sel27 sel27 16-17, M Feb 2

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    Seek success with all of your heart. Wake up inspired. Your life is yours to live, make it count.
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F Feb 7

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    Which is true... I had lunch with a dear friend yesterday, who brought up the topic about me continuing my education. I think about it a lot, but time goes by and by so fast. I...
    NaomiSunJourney NaomiSunJourney 31-35, F Feb 8

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    My best friend is honestly my only friend and I think he's gonna get tired of me sooner or later and we live together which doesn't help my loner status at all. He says I need my...
    spicegirlsfan808 spicegirlsfan808 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Oh well, guess I was in a good mood this time.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Quite a challenge! Here it goes: 1. laughing, 2. being kind to others, 3. forgiving, 4. spending time with my daughter, 5. skiing, 6. enjoying the sun of a winter day up in the...
    Archou Archou 36-40, F Feb 13

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    I have work in four hours and I can't sleep the treatment was working for about a week but for the past two days I can't fall asleep I've only slept for about five hours up to this...
    SunshineLaura SunshineLaura 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Yes I'm so happy today. Today is Valentine's day. And I celebrated this valentines with the man of my dreams. It was the happiest moment when he asked me if I can be his valentine...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Today is a special day for us . Us, yes because it's exactly 1 year today (19th Feb) we met on here. Yes EP has its critics . So many of them tell me that this site has changed...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    I have spent several hours this evening sharing pics and chatting with several of my EP friends. I must say how enjoyable it has been to have someone open up to me, and to have...
    talksalot1965 talksalot1965 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I don't want to have an affair. Even if my marriage seems to be failing, going up and down, in circles I still want to work this through even if I finally realized I don't really...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 4

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    I have regrets but none more so than not dressing more when I was younger! I can not properly express how much I regret this. It seems like it is with me all the time. So many...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    It is said that people should do things that hey have never done before. Things that give lessons and let them convey the meaning of life, Taking the first step to something and...
    FloatingWithHope FloatingWithHope 16-17, F Feb 16

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    How do you move on after a failed marriage? I'm 41 years old and my husband has always lied to me, about money, about his feelings and I suspect other women. We have been together...
    NBallerina NBallerina 41-45, F Feb 8

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    I feel like I'm on a roller coaster, I'm constantly going up and down. I feel confident and raring to go one minute and I'm feeling despair, desperate and empty the next. I hate...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F Feb 19

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    But I struggle to see that anything is really worth it. WARNING: DEPRESSING STORY AHEAD, WISHING FOR POSITIVITY IN ANSWERS PLEASE ;) I mean, on the plus, I see a guy at work...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    we all have a place to escape in that makes us feel better and not stressed. My happy place maybe childish but my happy place is on the Disney channel. My happy place is Austin...
    starlight88 starlight88 22-25, F Feb 15

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    Pain changes a person. Physical pain has done me in lately. Though I have suffered from mental And physical. It changes who I am, who I want to be. Some captain only makes you...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    It's weird to realize that I am one of those people who will probably never have kids. I always imagined myself as being a mother. But at this point in life , I don't see it...
    DrexelFloriene DrexelFloriene 36-40, F Feb 11

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    I don't know when this feeling began, exactly, but I do know that it hasn't let up once ever since. Not even a little. We've spoken every single day for the past six months. Every...
    paranoidbird paranoidbird 26-30, F Feb 14

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    There are so many songs that have so many different meanings for me, and usually none of them are the meaning that was intended by the artist. I like to take in the music, listen...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I am about to turn 18 in a few days which I'm pretty excited about! Anyway, I personally feel like I have experienced many things in my life so far. It makes me angry when people...
    Ra1na Ra1na 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I frequently feel the need to say something and to put my two cents in. I need to be able to be expressive in the utmost degree, or else I'll feel like I cheated myself. My...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I have so many things I want to write about, but I am stuck in the same place I was when I posted my last post. I am still not able to get my head around it so I can't get myself...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I believe God has told me that I have truly lost my salvation. When I was young I prayed to God asking Jesus into my heart, (though not feeling any conversion or conviction), I did...
    unsaveable unsaveable 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I have way too much on my plate and I'm not even HUNGRY!! I have so many things to do and NEVER enough time to do it all! On the other hand I have plenty of time to all I need to...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    My Family will be the fattest. Because my 4 kids (3 girls 1 boy) would be home schooled by a robot. My wife would be the fattest, she would eat nonstop everyday with me in a...
    Chivalry78 Chivalry78 13-15, M Feb 15

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    Don't you find girls who are mostly friends with guys always the ones to get a boyfriend as soon as they are single? They always seem to give the reason that they have so many guy...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Over the past few years I have overcome many life threatening addictions. Only by God's will and mercy am I still here today.