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I Like To Climb Trees

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I still do. On camp this year, I was close to sent home. I somehow managed to climb every tree we went past: even a dead one that was falling apart, and one that was five-six...
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F May 6

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    I loved to climb trees as kid. I also had a small tree fort.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 5

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    I agree cloudy days are so comforting! I may be biased though because I'm from Ireland which is a cloudy country. My eyes are so sensitive on sunny days I can really only look at...
    lloovveexxoo lloovveexxoo 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    They are so old. Hundreds of years and still in there prime. Their bark tells a story of test and trial. Life and death. The moss tells you what direction you are. The leave rustle...
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 1 Response May 11

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    The high winds blowing around the Sycamore trees near my house last week reminded me of this - “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them...
    fun4us2b fun4us2b 51-55, M 2 Responses May 18

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    Wind whistling through the trees....Sounds like God's own orchestra. All of the different plants and trees and stumps and whatever..they make their own sound. Each gust of wind...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I love nurturing things! I plan to plant as much trees as I can. For we do need more trees. I like to do bonsais as well, and I looove grass plants. I also talk to them. All the...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 1 Response May 18

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Nine - Chapter Ten It didn't move me, however. The very next afternoon, when school was dismissed for the day - and, oh, Lord, what a TIME that was - I...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 5

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    Coming from an Alabama girl who loves trees... and horses.... and green.... and wide open fields.... the city looks like a prison with concrete trees (sky scrapers) for decorations...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Ten - Chapter Nine As Mother had predicted, Dada complained about her "overriding" his discipline, but her gentle, steady persuasive voice wore him down...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Ten - Chapter Four When we returned to school on Monday, I still felt the effects of Jock's heavy-handed, but somewhat deserved, discipline. The redness...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F a week ago

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    Not too long ago I worked at Bridgeclimb in Sydney, for all that don't know they lead the climbs over the Sydney harbour bridge. One day I was one of the 'safety officers' on the...
    DonnySage DonnySage 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Here it comes.... Listen... to the wave of the wind approaching. Walking about the woods making the trees one by one tremble and sway. Giving breath to each and every leaf as it...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Nothing gives me more of a thrill then the moment before a fall. My feet shaking on chips on the rock. My fingers scraped, burned, and sore beyond comprehension. The realization...
    QuirkQuirk QuirkQuirk 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    In person, if you just push yourself into my personal bubble and force yourself into my personal space, then I become uncomfortable. If you're extroverted, do that and think I hate...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F May 8

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    Just random ranting ( i know it doesn't make sense, but I didn't write it for a critique)... I’m restless and bored, and I can feel the depression washing over me like ocean...
    Dremz Dremz 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Introvert Consider the ants, forget not the bees Their underground empires and hives in the trees You tread 'cross the surface, not realizing the're there You see the hives...
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M May 6

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    A Josh Ritter tune is one that will get you out of your chair,even if it's only to throw a frisbee. He is spirited,energetic and doesn't put on that studied sang froid of many...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 1 Response May 9

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    When I was younger, I knew I was different than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

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    The evening is cool windy the smell of oncoming rain mixed with the rows of lady of the night trees. * We strolled the usual Friday evening bonding. As we perched on the bus stop...
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Trees are starting to bloom!! WooHoo!!! :D
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses May 3

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    Such a beautiful lazy summer type of song❤Bloom by The paper kites http://youtu.be/8inJtTG_DuU In the morning when I wake And the sun is coming through, Oh, you fill my lungs...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 1 Response May 7

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    I was so happy to see this! All the other trees are wide open and lush so I had feared this one dead. Turns out it's just a late bloomer. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses May 8

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    “One does not walk into the forest and accuse the trees of being off-center, Nor do they visit the shore and call the waves imperfect. So why do we look at ourselves this way...
    TheJokesOnUs TheJokesOnUs 22-25 1 Response May 13

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    The world is closed off to those who do not hold the key. They dream in the mist and walk beneath the darkness of the trees. Social outcasts to the Judeo-Christian society. Bound...
    Trying2FixIt1 Trying2FixIt1 36-40, F May 19

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    They're like my favourite band!!
    Kittyk22 Kittyk22 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Listen to me, your body is not a temple. Temples can be destroyed and desecrated. Your body is a forest - thick canopies of maple trees and sweet scented wildflowers sprouting...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 8 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I love connecting with people through music. I have a friend who has reunited me, in a way, with Al Stewart. I remember a couple of his songs. Primarily "Year of the Cat". But...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 4 Responses May 12

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    The Disappearance “The Lost Ashes” I'm Rebecca Shikill, I’m a detective for the LAPD; I’ve worked for the force for five years now and am one of the top detectives...
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 2 Responses May 13

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Ten - Chapter Two We climbed the all-but-weatherbeaten track through the grass which still stood fresh,lush, and knee-high at this point, then dropped...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 16

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    I would like to stay positive and believe finding my true love means just that! Finding! And being a sojourner, loving adventure... Why don't I enjoy this quest as much as I would...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm almost done with my 30 day squat challenge! It was so fun, I'll do another when I am finished. I'm happy because it was hard to motivate myself for the past two days, which...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Ten - Chapter Twelve it was just a short matter of time before others began to take notice of the increased number of stragglers from the army. The...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 14 hrs ago

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    We had to climb on a rooftop to take this picture lol!
    iamj iamj 16-17, F May 1

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    From my spot under the burgeoning sugar maple I saw the path he took. First creeping from the corner of the lake and then climbing alongside the last solider in my row of pines...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses May 4

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    I found a sling in a gay club once, but no one was using it. I climbed into it and positioned myself as if men were around me, and I could tell it would be wonderfully exciting. I...
    subrosa6 subrosa6 61-65, M 2 Responses May 13

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    I like the mountains because they make me feel small, they help me sort out what's important in life - Marck Obmascik. In the mountains there are only two grades, you can either do...
    InappropriateKangaroo InappropriateKangaroo 26-30, M May 17