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I Like Serene and Quiet Places

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    Now I Know Why...

    I seem to always be making comparisons in one way or another...analyzing, assessing,trying to figure things out, trying to keep my thoughts together, so why should today be any different? I've come to realize why it is that I am so enamored by the ocean, by water...it's because...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    I'm spending the weekend up at my Dad's place.

    250 acres of unspoiled property. It's great to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and just ... breathe some fresh air, clear my head, recharge, forget about the stressors in my life.
    vanillavodka vanillavodka 41-45, M Feb 9

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    We went to have a shoot a little outside

    Bangkok today. We left at 6am, took us around an hour to get there. It's now 23:35 Bangkok time and I just got back at the hotel. Stretching my legs. I'm telling you, it was AMAZING. So apparently, we were shooting at an international university, ABAC. The minute you entered...
    ditasurachmad ditasurachmad 26-30, F Dec 19, 2013

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    crazylady30 crazylady30 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I love silence. Whenever I am home alone I will

    turn off all appliances that make noise and read and bask in the silence.
    stewas09 stewas09 22-25, F Jan 14

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    crazylady30 crazylady30 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I purposely chose to go to the University I go

    to because it's located in the Appalachian mountains, and I am literally surrounded by mountains, trees, lakes and waterfalls. It's an absolutely beautiful place and if I feel the need to get away, I can just hop in my car and drive for a few minutes until I find a trail, and...
    agm0829 agm0829 18-21, F Apr 5

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    The Perfect Harmony

    i can only relax when its no sound at all just the wind and me and the moon is high in the sky and nothing moves not a rock or peddle just a perfect moment like this is what i called harmony i have a busy life but if i can get even a secand of harmony then im good for days...
    newfoundlandler newfoundlandler 26-30, M Jun 22, 2012

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    In late 2010 I was out of work

    and fast running out of money. I was worried about the future and none of the job applications I was making day-in day-out were bringing results. I decided to give it up just for a day or two and make a small journey.The kayak was racked to the car roof, some tools, food and...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M Aug 10

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    I Don't

    I don't like quiet and serene places, I love them.  Absolutely adore them! I imagine a large part of my admiration for such places is my introvert personality.  But it goes even deeper than self. I grew up in the northern woods of Minnesota in a time when you still...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 6 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    I often sit in my office alone with my thoughts.

    I become stressed when there is too much commotion in my personal space. Maybe I am an introvert.
    pinkmouse31 pinkmouse31 31-35, F Jan 25

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    Special Places

    When I was a little girl, I often enjoyed wandering off by myself to my "special place". More often than not, it wouldn't be much to anyone else, but to me, it was perfect because it was serene and quiet. It seems the older I get, the less often I find my special place.I live...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    In The Evening

    Azure, soothing, cool So I find this eve The leaves are playing With one another joyfully In the yard, singing Compliments the rustling melodies The clear face of the sky Smiles congruent, not bashful Not glaring either White butterflies enjoy The choir and the leaves Both in...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    This is one of the reasons I may never have

    children. I like it quiet. I like to be able to think and meditate. I enjoy going into deep thought.
    sgarc215 sgarc215 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Life Goes On Long After The Thrill Of Living Is Gone

    Sometimes, it is just nice to be where it is quiet, serene, and peaceful..a place to be able to think, to plan, to reflect on where I've been, where I am, and where I want to be. Just listening to the water, the sound of my footsteps on the earth, the crunch of the grass and/or...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    I'm feeling happy today

    but it's 6:54 I'm going to try to stay positive. I have way to much going on in my life.
    salcaraz1973 salcaraz1973 41-45, F Apr 14

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    I'm sitting in our church,

    I love it here! The only sound is the rapid flickering of the candles. What could be making them flicker so? Is that you? I wrote you a letter last night. Is that weird? Do you know what I am thinking? Maybe writing it out is more for me. I miss you. Thinking about the first...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Feb 17

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    yep. It's calming, relaxing

    and clears the mind if there's clutter.
    Jentera Jentera 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Nature's Bliss

    My favorite place on earth is a creek that I use to play in as a very small child. The creek had a bridge that went across it and there was also a tire swing that hung down. When the older kids would play on the swing I would stand on the bridge and feel the sun flicker on my...
    WarPonie WarPonie 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    There's nothing like going to a park on a warm

    sunny day sitting under a tree reading an intense book that just takes you to another place!!! Enjoy the quiet times in your life, they bring revelation :)
    Dimples37 Dimples37 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Where I'm from, there is a small beach

    where I'm from and its very secluded. You cant even hear the road a few yards away. Its just a small sliver of the coast line but the aura around the place is so quiet. Its a very nice place to meditate and very hard to find. Its in a small island called Guam and in the village...
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    There Are Times

    when it is nice to be alone... in nature... it's an enjoyment all it's own
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I Need To Be By Water

    I grew up on the shores of Lake Erie,if it's early in the morning or in the evening,it is one of the most serene and peacefull places you will find,as a child and now an adult,it is one of my favorite place to chill out and relax.Fishing,swimming,sunsets,boating,i can not see...
    ramrod ramrod 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    visiting Highgate cemetery in March

    for the first time, I can't wait the architecture is so beautiful
    LadyinGray LadyinGray 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I fell in love with the latte macchiato they

    serve at my library. Today it broke my heart by being served with tiny fiber hairs on the side of the glass. Every time I love something.. Pfft. How will I ever love again.
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I love a quiet serene walk at the park.

    I like time alone to watch my soaps. I love time away from family : )
    letie0717 letie0717 36-40, F Feb 25

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    ... Am quietly excited

    but a bit nervous... Have just booked my first trip abroad on my own. Only for the weekend, but looks luurvly... Apparently stunning location, lovely gardens, beautiful pool... Hoping lone female traveller status won't be an issue...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    My Home Sate

    I miss my home state, all the nature, the peace and quiet, the birds, the breeze, the trees and leaves, all the poetry that would flow like the river or creek. I could sit under a tree in the forest and watch little critters scurry and birds soar. I could go in a row boat in any...
    KermodeMomma KermodeMomma 22-25, F Nov 8, 2013

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    I don't like noise places,

    and I don't like crowd! I love quiet and serene places with maybe only very few people around me, sometimes I like being alone and think about something by myself. I remembered one time, even though I stayed in the party and many friends around me and have fun, but I just feel...
    violetqian violetqian 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    After years of feeding on the energy of big

    cities, I escaped and now live in a quiet rainforest retreat, with palms, trees and ferns as my backdrop and no neighbours for almost half a mile. I think so clearly amongst the natural vibe and energy of the forest. The birds love to come and see me and I sometimes have...
    ForestofDreams ForestofDreams 36-40 1 Response Dec 16, 2013

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    WhyNotSayIt WhyNotSayIt 31-35, M Dec 28, 2013

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    I love God's Land. It mountains,

    hill, forests, river, The serenity of the Alps, to the quiet hum in the forests. I adore anywhere where human or mechanical noise is not present.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    Night Owl...

    Even though I 'know' I don't get enough sleep - but I enjoy the middle of the night b/c it is calm, quiet and peaceful :)
    sunshinegirl23 sunshinegirl23 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    Granite Quiet

    there is a glacial erratic (huge boulder left from last ice age) in the state park near where I live. It is the most serene place I know. I can only get there by kayak and it takes me about 45 minutes to paddle there. After climbing the hill I then climb up on the rock it's about...
    keltoi21 keltoi21 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2010

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    The River

    I luv to sit by the river and ponder and think and just relax.. That's my serene place... ;)
    prettygirl1982 prettygirl1982 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    i love when i went to flagstaff with my husband

    and it seemed like the stars were so close you could touch them.
    4heartsnroses 4heartsnroses 26-30, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Serene and quiet places have always been the

    best for me because they are great for thinking. I don't have to struggle against the noises in the background and the constant interruptions from people trying to get my attention. I can just let my mind effortlessly glide from one thought to another, which can only be...
    Truthseeker18 Truthseeker18 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I love to walk along a long beach,

    but my favourite places are in the Pyrenees. The volcanoes of the Massif Central are intriguingly calm and attractive too!
    Bourgault Bourgault 22-25, F Jun 18

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    A forgotten part of the park.

    Your room. That spot/corner in the library or bookstore. That seat in class by the window. There's tons of quiet and serene places, but even the loudest place can have a fragment of serenity. I hate concerts, they're loud. But another might think they're peaceful, or...
    MNightlySnow MNightlySnow 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Give Me A Quiet Place Anytime.

    Nothing beats being away from the noise and hustle and bustle of crowds. I'd rather be somewhere quiet, the woods, mountains a gentle meadow. It's like a piece of heaven on earth. Being there with a special person is even better.
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M May 5, 2012

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    I like being with people that understand that I don't always want to talk. I like being silent, i don't like things going too fast it makes me anxious. some people think I'm boring...
    chanelondon chanelondon 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I've never left the US, but I'd like to go places... Probably Britain first, but also France, Japan, Canada, Germany... Just wanna explore sometimes.
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