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I Like To Climb Trees

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    California Pepper Trees ...

    I used to climb them. They are a good climbing tree. Once I had climbed one of the big ones in the front yard. You know how it is so much easier to climb UP, than down. Well, anyway, I had climbed this tree for the first (and LAST) time. I had gotten so far up that...
    scabow scabow 66-70, M Feb 18, 2013

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    Maybe It Has To Do With Being Told Not To

    i havent climbed trees in a while i think from growing up and just following the crowed doing what you told-doing what most people do-staying inside the box-letting other peoples influece stop you doing things you want like you maybe really happy and want to skip arround...
    ilikethebeatles ilikethebeatles 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    I love trees, and I love climbing them.

    Preferably wide, deciduous trees like oak, maple or beech. I love my beeches!I like wearing fingerless bicycle gloves and Vibram FiveFingers shoes when I climb. Then I don't have to be so careful with my palms and soles. Climbing with bare hands and feet is good too, of course...
    dorphin74 dorphin74 36-40, M Jan 14, 2014

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    When I was a pre-teen my best friend

    and I climbed trees practically everyday. There were several "climbable" trees in our area that we gave names to and we really did love them. They were magnificent and beautiful and comforting. They were one of the most constant things in our lives. Many memories revolve around...
    naturefreak1 naturefreak1 22-25, F Apr 7, 2014

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    Tomboy!

    I climb trees. I love to climb trees! I might be in jeans, wearing leggings, shorts, even a pompom dress, or naked, and I see a tree which I can see a route to its top. I climb the tree! I have my tomboyish pursuits, yes, and I climb trees!
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Sep 2, 2013

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    yourerstwhilepal yourerstwhilepal 56-60 2 Responses Mar 13

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     My parents discourage me but I climbed up a tree with my friend yesterday.I was dead bored in the evening and went to explore the place we live.Found some trees which seemed...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well… The very best way of practicing climbing is… Climbing! (Surprise surprise) However, assuming you are also excluding climbing gyms, and regular gyms (of which I...
    samanthathegreat samanthathegreat 31-35, F 49 mins ago

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    I've always loved trees. I got comfort in them during a time in my childhood. I had two I called "friends" and they had names. I would talk to them, give them "meals" and climb in...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I love them. I love seeing the acorns on the ground. I love the leaves and their shape. I love how oak trees look. They are also strong trees. Acorns bring back childhood memories...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 20

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    There is something so magical and amazing when you go near old looking trees. I wonder to myself sometimes, how long ago where they here? Where they around when my grandparents...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 20

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    Pretty Monsters For the first time of my life i walked onto a private junior high campus, it was orientation day and i am going into 8th grade. I was on campus with the map that...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F Mar 13

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    It's because I love forests and trees that I'm reading Endgame: The Problem of Civilization (both volumes). I read most of the first volume last year some time, but got distracted...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Mar 11

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    There is a thing in me that dreamed of trees, A quiet house, some green and modest acres A little way from every troubling town, A little way from factories, schools, laments...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I've had a similar experience. Two years ago I was looking out my bedroom window and noticed a very bright "star" to the west above the cornfield by my house. I had never seen it...
    Whatif005 Whatif005 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    THE SMOKE THAT THUNDERS The majestic "Smoke that Thunders" Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is an awe inspiring destination.  Thorny African bushes dot the landscape...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 7

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    http://www.boredpanda.com/most-beautiful-trees/ Can I go all these places please?!
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 20

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    So I've never been really skinny and fit but since christmas I've put on a few more pounds. I actually really like my belly, it feels really great when I open the button of my...
    Bellygirlbelly Bellygirlbelly 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I grew up around lots of trees, nature is so pleasant.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    ANOTHER LITTLE RHYME you're climbing a vine. it's a difficult climb. the going is fine, but you have little time. you reach for the sill, with your fingers spread out; it's a fall...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 19

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    LOST IN THE WOODS if you keep reading, I think you'll find you're lost in the forest of a twisted mind. it's not clean-cut like your average park; the trees are gnarly, the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 6

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    I love the smell when it rains in the bush in Africa. The first rain after a long dry season with soaring temperatures and choking dust. The days come when the dark clouds roll up...
    mar3sword mar3sword 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I like: ghost stories, beach, sun, history, old buildings, traveling, all types of food, sushi is my favorite, animals, dogs, Australian Shepherds, meeting new people, talking to...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Mar 9

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    Some thorny, spikey, brushlike tree-thingies are being cut down. I'm not sure what the real name is, because I've never checked, but I like them. I admire things that can defend...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I just woke up from this awful dream. how it started is a bit fuzzy already...I remember there was an urgency to get everyone out...there was a fire close by we were all I'm...
    ktweav123 ktweav123 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    would love to start an area guys naturist group DFW area of TX for locating places to hike nude, camp nude, enjoy nature & nudity together - organized local 'nudist camps' are OK...
    billytex1 billytex1 61-65, M Mar 5

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    I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings ~ Maya Angelou The free bird leaps On the back of the wind And floats downstream Till the current ends And dips his wings In the orange sun rays...
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber 18-21, F Mar 10

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    1. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep to keep from drifting apart.2. Squirrels plant thousands of new trees each year simply by forgetting where they put their acorns.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Something I wrote on a day I was sad. Any thoughts? Through the quiet, I am able to move. Free to navigate while being quiet. Through becoming two, we will be able to embrace...
    Coranpharel Coranpharel 22-25, M Mar 13

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    The Wolf raised her muzzle to the sky a new scent drifting her way "stupid humans." She thought "never stalk from upwind." The Wolf walked around and around in a small clearing...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    :) just trees and good vibes.
    ayiraartistf ayiraartistf 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Another hike along the blue dot trail at mashmucket state park. "wolf den"Lovely day for it. Fairly warm (By my standards, most others were still bundled up. I'm in a t-shirt and...
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M Mar 15

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    SCIENCE why do we think it's so calm out there? collisions are common, with debris to spare. events taking over millions of years misleading our theorists by how they appear. over...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 17

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    She stands in the open field, the wind whispering around her, the familiar feel of the soft grass on her feet, the sky opens up as though the clouds serve as pillows for angels...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I'll tell you the story of Cloony the ClownWho worked in a circus that came through town.His shoes were too big and his hat was too small,But he just wasn't, just wasn't funny at...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I would love a treehouse. A proper treehouse which is 100% off the ground. Little scary. I'd love to sit in it during a rain pour while reading. Bliss!! And it will be like a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 20

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    We finally had a reasonably dry day in the 60s. I took the opportunity to take a nude walk through part of my woods. Since the trees are not leafed-out yet, I expect that I was...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 7 Responses Mar 21

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    I growl like a cat (I rlly do it comes naturally) I sleep like a cat (sleep through anything and for hours and I sleep curled up too :P) I beat a kid up who is on the football team...
    A1133cat A1133cat 13-15, F Mar 6

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    “There’s a deeper meaning here,” I thought to myself before biting into my sixth Crunchwrap Supreme of the evening, chewing for several seconds, then dropping to my knees and...
    AwefulAwesomeAwkward AwefulAwesomeAwkward 22-25 1 Response Mar 10

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    Things I like: 1-climbing into a bed with fresh, clean sheets. 2- a long, long hot shower. 3- falling asleep with the windows open when there's a thunderstorm in the distance. 4- a...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    i would like to try bungee jumping or climb a mountain and see the view from above :)
    missanonymouz missanonymouz 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    So I finally met a girl I could really see myself with.. She started working at the bar with me, she says she likes girls and definitely gets off on flirting with me. I'm not...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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