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I Like Simple Pleasures

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    One simple pleasure I enjoy is having neat

    organized space with little obstacles. Because I currently live in an apartment away from home and for some reason brought tons of junk I'll never need, do you think it's a good idea to store all my things I don't need into a giant plastic bin and store it in my parents attic?
    KelsMcQ KelsMcQ 22-25, F Jun 14, 2014

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    I Want Too

    I want the simple life But life its self stops me I have to work,I don't want to But I have to to live, what is life? I get bogged down with bills,shopping all the things I hate. Why can't I live the simple life and enjoy. What is life?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 23, 2010

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    Like my dinner companion offering me a taste of

    her meal without word, just a fork of food and a look.
    Thisis4fun Thisis4fun 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    You don't appreciate the simple things in life

    when reality gets in the way. You can't really appreciate having lunch under a large oak tree with your best friends, sun shinning through the lush leaves and the gentle wind caressing your face. But the moment you can appreciate these moments, it is pure bliss...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    After a busy day, the quiet of my apartment

    and a good book. A long walk along a beach. Fresh cherries. A shower. The smell of fresh flowers...
    Bourgault Bourgault 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    The slow parts of life.

    . Like driving, or folding clothes, watering gardens, saying hello - they climb to the climax of life. Simple and slow.. That's all I want.
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 Jan 6

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    Yes after walking for an hour!

    An amazing Hagen Dazs ice cream is waiting! Yummy.....
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F Jun 25

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    Simple Pleasures

    i find myself sitting by the window just watching the rain fall for long periods of time. i sometimes lay on my bed with everything turned off and put on some music as loud as it could go. i go for walks in the park. i enjoy chips and McDonalds. well...im still very much young...
    ullnevakno ullnevakno 16-17, F Jun 29, 2010

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    cantuski cantuski 31-35, M Jun 25, 2014

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    Biking to workevery thursday night brings me

    past a bakery; im not sure what theyre baking every week, but it involves chocolate :)
    tj996 tj996 31-35, M Dec 25, 2014

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    Because Being Happy Is Simple

    I always love the time that I spend with my family or when I can laugh with my friends. I love the night when I just lie on my bed and doesn't have to worry about anything. I like walking home. I love the smell of grass in the morning, or the smell of a new book. I'm healthy, i...
    Airlangga Airlangga 22-25 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    I Used to Have a Goldfish...

    I used to have a goldfish when I was a kid, one of those kinds you get at the carnival.  He lasted for about a month before he died.  When he started just lingering at the bottom of the bowl I would stick his food on the bottom of a stick and put it down there for him...
    prairiezephyr prairiezephyr 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2009

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    like honesty, like understanding,

    like being appreciated.
    evolnillef evolnillef 70+, F Jul 19

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    Read This a While Back and Loved It

    Hope you enjoy this as I did. I like each and everyone. The simple things are so amazing and obviously overlooked way to much.   http://www.marcandangel.com/2008/03/23/the-30-most-satisfying-simple-pleasures-life-has-to-offer/   The 30 Most Satisfying Simple...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    It Really Is The Little Things

    It seems to me that more 'conveniences' we invent to make our lives proceed more smoothly, the more complicated things become. Our lives have become overwhelmed with Immediacy. As workers we race to our places of employment, so drawn to the 'need' to be everywhere we 'need' to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 7, 2013

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    So Many

    Most of the things I enjoy are fairly simple, but as a teacher I get the opportunity to experience them daily.  I love when it's spring, and the kids will bring me little bouquets of wild flowers when they're out at recess.  They pick little tiny flowers and are so...
    tms1 tms1 41-45, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    Like savoring dessert

    and cuddling before going to sleep.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Jun 9, 2014

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    Go Easy

    I like simlpe pleasures....Hot cup of coffee in the morning...cool glass of water on a hot day.... good cigar and a double Jack on the rocks......skinny dippin'......Hot sex when I least expect it....I don't require all that much to be happy !!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    True Connections

    I love the wail of a tortured sax, yet rarely listen to it. I love a good glass of cabernet or shiraz, yet rarely drink it I love being close to oceans or rivers , yet don't see them often These are simple pleasures I can give myself...and I will But a true connection with a...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 27 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    missylawl missylawl 18-21, F Jun 26, 2014

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    When you buy a new pillow

    and its so soft and fluffy. I'm going to sleep great tonight.
    Allcatsareawesome Allcatsareawesome 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I Smile When I Get Caught...

    ... looking at a woman I find attractive. I love when at that moment of being caught to not turn away but to smile innocently, after all in my mind I just gave her a complement. & if she returns the smile? Ahhhhh that, is, such a simple pleasure
    baregravity baregravity 36-40, M Jan 28, 2012

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    Your Eyes

    I take more pleasure from that smile, concentrated in your eyes, than any other earthly thing I can imagine.
    leeNFS leeNFS 56-60, M May 16, 2013

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    A nice walk after a nice meal on a cool summer

    evening through a nice park with someone close.
    Thisis4fun Thisis4fun 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Right now I'm pleasuring myself

    and it makes me so wet that people all over the world are reading this while I ***
    girlnextdoor84 girlnextdoor84 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    a simple touch, a light caress,

    soft kiss behind my ear, to be held tight, a loving look. Don't cost a dime but the most priceless gestures to me.
    friendstrong friendstrong 41-45, F Jul 22

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    Sitting alone in a hawker centre,

    enjoying the cool evening brought by the drizzle, and accompanying me is just ep and coffee.
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    I need nothing but the warmth of our legs,

    tangled up in cool sheets, on a Sunday morning...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 15

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    Relaxing And No Cost

    The best things in life dont cost a fortune or dont need to i like to keep life simple if im feeling down or stressed out i will go running or a long walk take in the views just go in to my own wee world and de stress just simply little pleasures that cost nothing and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    reydog reydog 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    The feel of cotton. The look of lace.

    Loving arms, In their place. Vanilla sex. Sensual play. Red Rioja wine, Ever in the day!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Stirred up during my rest to the smell of

    cookies that my daughter is baking...I believe a Sunday afternoon cookie and a cup of java is soon in order!☕🍪
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2014

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    Such as...Warm sun rays carressing skinFreshly

    brewed heavenMy lips painting youMy tongue tasting youA mellifluous moment.. 
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 15 Responses Jul 22

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    This morning walking in town I met in a short

    period of time two of my colleagues. With each one of them I kept a long spontaneous conversation about everything and nothing. I love that it was not planned. I came back home smiling and in a good mood.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Keeping It Simple

    I'm among those who strongly believe that the small things in life matter the most; for example, watching the night sky.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 2 Responses May 20, 2011

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    To me what makes me somewhat happier is to

    simply stay in one queit place for a long time away from the world watch tv pick up a little around the house itsgood to have company of corse now and then but i get tired of trying to make conversation with the awkward scilence. Is really weird to like being alone?
    jessie8g jessie8g 16-17, F Jun 14, 2014

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    Being with my family.

    Reading a nice book, drink a warm cup of tea. Walking home. Being alone in my room in the night. Sleeping when it's raining.
    Airlangga Airlangga 22-25 Nov 30, 2014

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    He Drives Me Crazy

    Never thought myself doing so. But I like an older guy whose quiet intelligent and has a Masters. I guess it takes a while for boys to mature when their in college. More likely why I have trouble talking to guys in the first place. In the other hand, I met this older hot guy...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F Jul 4, 2013

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    Sometimes, when out for a walk,

    I just stop and look around. I can see green leaves and peeling birch trees. There goes a Jack Rabbit. I inhale and exhale and marvel at the process. I am alive. That is a simple pleasure that would really be missed.
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M Nov 19, 2014

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    Pleasures For Myself.

    No classes for 3 days since yesterday. I'm glad about it. I can catch up the things I used to do during breaks or even summer. Read a book, listen to good old songs and find myself catching some horror movies to watch. So since, today is Saturday and I'm looking for something to...
    sharpers sharpers 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2012

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