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I Like To Climb Trees

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    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 41-45, 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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