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I Its the Simple Things In Life That Makes a Difference

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    You Wouldn't Think

    That a easy chore such as doing the laundry, washing the dishes, vacuuming the floor or even cleaning the room would be a big deal, but it is to those who do it all of the time. A cup of coffee with a fritter for a quick breakfast in bed for the one that you love would be a...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 19, 2010

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    Not the Cost, But the Value That Counts.

    About twenty years ago,I helped a lady to pass her driving test, she had a younger brother who had been oxygen starved at birth, and was attending a school some ten miles from her home. He was an easy going lad and no trouble to have in the car when I was teaching her...
    Cherpee Cherpee 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2009

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    Might Mean Much, Might Mean Little.

    it IS THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE that make life, well life. Helping is a part of it, and what i think is that understanding is one of the biggest part of life. correct me if i am wrong but i think we need to help elders and we need to stop polluting the air with smoke and gas...
    zipseal zipseal 18-21 1 Response Feb 13, 2009

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    Simple Things

                                              it really is the simple things...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Bling

    It's strange that life is full of tricks. Blue smoke and mirrors come dancing by our eyes for a few decades, tempting us, shining in our searching eyes, blinding us with their "bling" and then, like magic, we wake up one day, the glare, the fog, all of the tricks have suddenly...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 14, 2011

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    Simplicity Is What Keeps Me Sane

    Simple things are never really appreciated until they're not there anymore, and only then you realize how important they are in life. Little things like the sun, animals, a view...whatever it may be. The simple things that make a difference for me vary widely, nature plays a big...
    rajiv123 rajiv123 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    I Love You

    when I hear those words from one of my kids or my husband all the troubles of the day just melt away I know I can make it through anything and I know all will be well
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    Sitting outside on a beautiful Summer morning enjoying my coffee and listening to silence.....
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    And fresh fruit. My dinner!!!
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    The little things and simple things are take for granted by most it appears. Im not like that I enjoy cherish and value the simple little things in life. Simple and little things...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    You know, sometimes I wish things were simpler. Wouldn't that be a gracious life to live.... one in which we don't have to feel the pain of a loss. Or the regret of a bad choice...
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    shrekdrek shrekdrek 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's Saturday morning and I haven't had a good chat with someone for a bit. I'm always interested in something you have to say. I might be making coffee in a bit, wife is still...
    abbyroad56 abbyroad56 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When an animal snuggles up next to you to fall asleep...the best!
    chillaning chillaning 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel my relationship isn't what it used to be. The reason I fell in love in the first place, why does this happen? Why did you make me fall in love with you because of the person...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Butterflies just seem so happy because they're so worry free. All their life consists of is sunshine & flowers.
    Wonderlandd17 Wonderlandd17 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hugs and kisses from my Dad, Smile on my mom's face when I reach back home from work,fights with my brother over little things, my granny's blessings and my beloved telling me that...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A cold beer, some good music, and some great company....that's all I need
    positivevibes23 positivevibes23 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    If you really want my heart you will give me roadside flowers though...
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    I wish I had less, Truly I find the less I have the happier I am and I appreciate the smallest things that sometimes others don't even notice.
    netnomad netnomad 46-50, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Small things mean the most! A hug, a smile, sharing a joke, going for a walk - things with people you love!
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    One day, during an evening class for adults, the psychology Teacher entered the class and told students, “Let’s all play a game!” “ What Game?” The Teacher asked one of...
    egoisticwizard egoisticwizard 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just figured out how to use my phone as a flashlight. That is all.
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 17 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am so used to four walls or a venture into the garden or cooking for others and cleaning but feel I am missing out on so much more ok I do have the odd shopping trip but that's...
    xshilx xshilx 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I appreciate my life, period. I once saw an old tramp with his grey skin, thick with ashy dirt, long matted grey beard, long matted grey hair, dirty track pants, dirty shirt not...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F Jul 25

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    my son has been asking me to come to work with me for a while now. so I brought him with me today. we have been having a blast and he is a great help also. good call son, we should...
    Serendipitydoda Serendipitydoda 46-50, M Jul 25

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    It is very hard ... to accept you exist in my work place. At this point of my life, I just wish God will just wipe you off and let you get lost. No I don't hate you but I hate...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 25

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    Decluttering the mind is always a great thing. Breathe in...breathe out.
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    It's raining I get to wear my new rain jacket
    ElaineH123 ElaineH123 70+, F 10 Responses Jul 24

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    Just being there for me...Thats all I need from you.
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    After a mentally and emotionally draining week I'm perfectly content staying home spending the day listening to the Disney station, cleaning, and dancing/playing with my daughter...
    Bluebell83 Bluebell83 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Quiet contentment is a great place to be, no words of love, hate, or smartassery. Where the sky is clear blue, and the breeze of the day plays a clear tune. Battles of have...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 10 Responses Jul 24

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    I have started a blog that addresses these simple things in life that are often taken for granted. It's on tumblr because I'm not anticipating that too many people will look into...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Like women! NO! But seriously, what could be better than watching a sunrise or sunset, seeing the smile on a kid's face when you give a small inexpensive present, the rain on your...
    DejaVu101 DejaVu101 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    Who knows. I have seen Women who may have not looked as good as the one sitting next to her. But that is not the point. Maybe she has something that the prettiest one does not. Its...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 23

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    After 10 years , I finally get to visit my family:-D It is amazing to remember how it feels to be loved for who you are and love them back the same way. I'm so glad to be here :)
    Niloofari Niloofari 41-45, F Jul 23

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    I appreciate intuition. No matter how distorted those feelings maybe, our intuition is usually telling us EXACTLY how it is.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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