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I Like Drum Circles

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    A Very Cool Place!

    At one of the music festivals that I went to a few years ago some of the organizers built a giant dreamcatcher-like structure out of deadfall trees and rope.  It must have been at least 50 feet or more in diameter and at least 10 to 12 feet high in the center.  Every...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Winter Drum...

      I think this will be a good place to share my drums.... Drum circles are important because they bring unity and harmony to the people. This is Snow Drum, it has been played by many people. It is an 18 inch drum with sparkling snowflakes painted on it. I...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    I Was a Little Wowed

     So I was at this Autism Family Fun Day. It was an event for families with Autistic children. There were vendors and games and music. I did not have my daughter with me as I was just there helping a friend advertise her Therapy Center. It was actually pretty tedious...
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Power Instrument

    The drums are the first instrument connected to humanity. On the most basic level, drums have been used to warn, to protect, to call, and to talk to others. I had the luxury of being a part of a drum circle, once a week for a couple hours or so, for about a month. It truly was...
    verkozigan verkozigan 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2008

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    Naked Drumming

    It was a Wiccan festival.  There was a dome shelter with a firepit and a row of drummers.  Smoke filled the air and drumming filled the soul.  It wasn't a nude event exactly, but being Wiccan, Skyclad was tolerated.  In truth it...
    IndyNudist IndyNudist 46-50, M 18 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    Fire Drum

    This is FireGoddess. She is a large drum suitable for several drummers to play at once. She is special to my heart because I made her as a tribute to the art of firedancing.You can go to www.sundoor.com and find my firewalking teacher Peggy Dylan.There is firewalking video here...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Pagan/wiccan Drums

    Drums are as old as our species.   Drums were as common to our European ancestors as they were in Africa -- before being outlawed as "too pagan" by the new Christians.  But the drums still live in our bodies and souls, and in the far hidden places remained hidden.   Recently...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    The Freestyle Drum Circle

    On one of the many Yahoo drum circle groups I belong to someone posted an opinion about how drum circle novices should take lessons before participating in drum circles and not consider themselves "drummers". Here was my response:   "...I think that this issue depends on...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    My Introduction...

    Though I've been a kit drummer since the age of 10, I first became involved with drum circles in the 90's. What fascinated me was that some of the people who participated were having a 'spiritual' experience; some were having a strictly creative musical experience; and some were...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    Me Too

    In San Diego there's a lot of tribes and reservations and i was invited by an indian friend of mine to attend his aa/na meetings at the Viejas Tribe. I was like okay cool. It was cool too, I have 2 dui's so i have been to a lot of freaking meetings and never liked them and never...
    frosti frosti 31-35, F Mar 17, 2009

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    Squirrel Drum

      This is a favorite of mine because my mother named me "Squirrel" when I was a baby. This is a 16 inch drum....and is one of my first drums.
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Being a Drummer

    I play the Bodhran and love to attend drum circles both Druidic and non-Druidic. For the drum is the heartbeat of the Earth and can be directed to healing the Planet and bringing harmony in the universe. Just as a person wiht a weak heart has no energy when we neglect the Earth...
    Raibeart Raibeart 51-55, M 3 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Never Enough Drums!

    One of the greatest things my mom told me was that when I was a baby, I loved to beat on pots and pans. Then I got a little bigger and would place them in the floor, in a circle. Sometimes I'd beat them and sometimes I's run around them. Lol. This is but a part of the "memories...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Oct 14, 2012

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    I Love The Rainbow

    As far back as I can remember, I started my painting sessions as a young child, with making a rainbow, from making all the colors wet, and ready to go. I have had this deep connection to rainbows for a long time now, rainbow pics, in the sky, and things in rainbow colors, like...
    chakrasista chakrasista 31-35, F May 8, 2012

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    There Is Something So Powerful About Drumming...

    I love to drum. It is always hit and miss trying to find a drum circle, so I decided one day (four years ago) that I was just going to start a drum circle. I set it up on the internet and posted flyers locally. I made it an open format, without structure, requiring nor...
    lisalynne lisalynne 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 10, 2008

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    Good Vibrations!!

    so, i was welcomed into a drum circle last night.  it was my first time.  i gotta tell ya, it was AMAZING!!!  i was invited by my reiki instructor, and our intention with the circle was to raise energy.  my energy was raised soooo high, i really felt almost...
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    I love drumming, have been doing it since I was little and I'm 17 now. Every time I hear a song I'll drum on my legs or for that matter even thing of a song and I'll drum on my...
    oOitsallgoodOo oOitsallgoodOo 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    Playing drums has pretty much made me who I am. My only happy memories of high school revolve around being in all the bands I could. I was center snare in marching band, principal...
    seattledrummergirl seattledrummergirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I like some drum and bass, I'm more of a Drumstep guy, but some pendulum is amazing like Witchcraft and Watercolour, not to big of a fan of Salt in the Wound though
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M Dec 4

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    Certainly had ample opportunity lately here in England! I hope there arent too many mpre floods and people dont suffer. Its nice listening at night though...drum drum drum (I...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I felt it in me, the music, drumbeat was heartbeat, was action, pulse of image in strobe. In me, the music like memory, childhood, nostalgia for something I never knew alive...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Percussion is a great way to start a musical career! If you know how to play drums bass and guitar, you can make a great living!
    guitarloverTT3 guitarloverTT3 26-30, M Nov 29

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    Just wondering from each of you: how did you first get into drum and bass? Personally I heard a song on the radio by Pendulum (Witchcraft), and was hooked. I spent hours looking...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Hand drumssssssssssssssssss
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 12

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    This is my Drum Kit I love it!!! Haha
    BrandanDR BrandanDR 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have dark circles since child hood ... It ruins my whole look. I have tried almost everything only option is surgery now
    Shadowofsolitude Shadowofsolitude 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I like to go out and dance every once in a while. But on the best of the best days And I’m at home after a great day … When I might have finally got home alone or I’m...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods...
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    Though I am classified as an introvert (and still show strong signs of it on days that I'm left alone for too long), I still like meeting people. I make a conscious effort every...
    Truthseeker18 Truthseeker18 18-21, M Nov 27

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    I for one think they're extremely appealing. It's like a beautiful shade around the object of my desire.I have a deep admiration for big dark circles.If you know what I mean? I...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 16

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    "Often in the afternoon he would sit before the blindfolded camel that drove the mill as it walked perpetually in circles -- patient, doggedly persistent in the illusion that it...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 1

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    Today, I had a dream where I was in my bed, and my dad was in the room, he was looking at my fish tank, and my fish was still. He then turned around and looked at me, and around...
    Patryk56349 Patryk56349 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I simply feel like getting out of here today. I don't want to live like this. For the moment. I had a HUGE fight with my parents this morning, and now they are making me feel like...
    rabinafrost rabinafrost 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Feeling like a jerk right now. I just read through all the msgs my friends sent me. It seems like they haven't yet noticed my decision to disappear from their lives. They are still...
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    i've never had a good Christmas. we dont have snow here and my family never really celebrates Christmas i dont even know why. but this Christmas is just the worst for me. my...
    kimberllytsy kimberllytsy 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Don't even message me asking if I wanna play, like don't. Just message me starting it and I'll go along with it. Any roles work. Doctor gets me the worse like oh my. I really don...
    Scotlynxoxo Scotlynxoxo 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Well I thought that since Thanksgiving ended up being ok without my parents that Christmas would be ok too. Boy was I wrong. Here I am at 6:30 in the morning crying because I miss...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My mother use to make Christmas Fruitcake which my brother and I never liked. My mother learned to make the old English Christmas Fruitcake that would be soaked in brandy and made...
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    And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, 'Speak to us of Children.' And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's...
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    Being a guy I really like breasts. I have a set of my own from my weight when I was younger. From time to time I think about what if they were bigger. I see pictures of other...
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    It seems it's getting harder for people to be decent in this crazy world. We are full of self righteousness and greed. There is a never ending supply of negativity. There is hope...
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    I like my username. A lot of people ask about my username and my profile picture. No it doesn't mean anything sexually pervs lol. But it was a name of a book I was reading and I...
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    I feel really insecure about my body and I've been trying to lose weight for nearly 8 years. When people say they like BBW, they usually mean they like skinny arms, skinny legs and...
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    Hey guys, lately I have been really stressed and need an anime that will help me take a break and unwind from my worries before I go crazy. So I am looking for an anime that is not...
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    there once was an old man from Metz, who treated his children like pets; his wife said, "Come on, the kids are long gone, and you're still as dumb as it gets."
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 16 hrs ago

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    Hi, This message is a far cry from my usual cheery goofy updates, but I guess being so far from my family at this time of year has me emotional and has got me thinking. I am a...
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