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I Have Spent Many Happy Hours

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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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    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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    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 - 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have so many things in my head that I have to get out and no one to share them with....what a sad and lonely feeling....
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    It's interesting how I found this website: I googled "introverts anonymous" on a whim. I was actually thinking more along the lines of a sort of chatroom where I could Interact...
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    I look at my circle and see how many people I don't talk to. I look at my phone and see all the people I've lost. I realize how much idle time I spend, silent hours, quiet mind...
    RawrrItsAlexa RawrrItsAlexa 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I worked a 17.5hr shift once, which is quite a pathetic 'long' shift.. I did follow it up with 6hrs sleep and another 9hr shift, but still. It felt long to me. Problem is, I'm on...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    - Set boundaries. - Learn to say no. - Learn to say yes. - Always find time to dance and express yourself, feel the music. Don't worry if you can't, learn. Who cares who's...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Too many, to be young. But better than being unprepared
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    I know I have a lot to learn yet, but sometimes it's good to look what is already been done so you can move on with new energy.
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    My life is no one's fault by my own. I choose to act, react, or take no action and those choices dictate my situation. I'm not a victim of anything. Never have been. That was a...
    LouDog319 LouDog319 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I'd love to have more, but if I don't click with them, or have much in common, I'd rather be friendless.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Why? Why do I fell like the oldest sis in my family I'm the third out of 5, and I fell like the leader and the rock that evry body stands on and leans on and if I move the family...
    Reay2002 Reay2002 16-17, F Apr 13

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    I have 5 brothers and 2 sisters
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F Apr 16

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    We do not remember days, we remember moments.
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Isn't it sad when you wake up every morning wishing you were not where you are, wishing you were somewhere else but not knowing where you want to be?
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    If your presence can't add value to my life, your absence will make no difference.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F Mar 30

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=--4dmy10_qA
    BonnieProfound BonnieProfound 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Everything from letting my parents down, smoking and screwing up in high school, tossing the best friend ships I ever had, to this point in 18 and about to start college...
    sunkil sunkil 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Example: All day today I've been wanting to bite this guy's asss (he's a coworker). Just one bite. One. Bite. He is just so yum. Mother may I??
    justbtwnus justbtwnus 31-35, F 19 Responses Apr 8

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    At dawn or before. Mine woke me up at 3am. I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    Don't change so people will like you. BE YOURSELF and the right people will love the real you.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    1-Other people's opinion of you is none of your business. 2-No one has the right to assess your worth. 3-Never get involved with a coworker. 4-A person's true colors will...
    sanntay7334 sanntay7334 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Don't be afraid of your freedom
    fightorflight1 fightorflight1 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I have tried many times to commit sucide many times. So many times I feel hopeless and alone
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    The Existence of Negative Entities Growing up as a child, my grandmother lived far away from where we used to live. She would visit each one of her children, one year at a time...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    i currently have an alcoholic boyfriend that i can take no longer.. its time for me to finally run........what i should have done years ago. its just tough and hard when you love...
    Latinheat123 Latinheat123 26-30 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I'm from there! I've spent many nights passed out in my car
    drewroc drewroc 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I can't help but slump in front of the computer. Spent a few hours there and now the top half of my back hurts. Always happens. I find sitting straight is uncomfortable and...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have two sisters and they are in their 30's. They are married to really nice men who have an amazing job, and treat my sisters like a Queen. my sisters also have beautiful...
    Endureandconquer Endureandconquer 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    It's has been a really long time since I was really happy. I have been depressed, angry, bitter, jealous, paranoid, fearful, sad, blah, and slightly content. . . However I have...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Soo i had this fantasy: I had moved schools and for a school assignment i was partnered up with a guy called James. James was a kid that was shy and doesn't have too many friends...
    Stephsiszy Stephsiszy 22-25, T 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Hey, my name is Zack and I cant say I'm happy with my life right now. I'm still pretty Young, in high school. I always find myself in bad situations though. I'm that guy that...
    Hame109 Hame109 13-15, M Apr 8

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