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I Like to Lie Outside and Watch the Stars

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    I love the song cowboy take me away by Dixie

    Chick. "I want to lay on a pillow of blue bonnets and a blanket made of stars"I love the fresh southern air lightning bugs and all the stars you can see in the open country Texas sky!
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F Aug 12, 2014

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    Tonight is the perfect night to sit out

    and watch the stars. Cool enough to wear cozy sweatpants and warm enough to wear a tank. The sky is so clear that you can see every star there is to see tonight. This is my favorite thing to do on a summer night, whether it be alone or with another person, it just makes me...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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    I love love love to just lie under the stars

    during the summer, i'd have to rate it in my top 10 favorite things... if its summer where you live, call me up and i'll fly down, just to look up at the stars with you .
    zoenotzoey zoenotzoey 13-15, F Sep 18, 2014

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    This is one of my favorite things to do.

    Sometimes when I sit outside and I cant sleep I stare off into those little specs of shining wishes and I just think of all the good things that is waiting for me. I am not one for astrology or all of that jazz, I simply enjoy the glittering of the night.
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    There's something about watching the stars then

    falling asleep beneath them...it's peaceful and calm especially with someone that you love.
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    God's Angels

    When I was a child, I was taught that the stars represented God's angels who always looked out for us.  We didn't see them in the day time because of the sun but that they were still there watching over us.  When my mother died even though her body went into the ground, her...
    KingofSwords KingofSwords 56-60, M 7 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    Hey who doesn't? I love stars.

    I mean every person who is alive, is a star out somewhere shining in the universe among other life forms.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2014

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    because it reminds me how tiny

    and insignificant my problems ar🌟✨💫
    shygal16 shygal16 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Better Together Sitting Under The Stars......

    Sitting under the stars and being held in your arms and you holding me so tight under the moon light, and it is better sitting together. Sipping on some wine with your eyes that is sparkling like diamonds and the song that is echoing through the night as you twirl me around while...
    aicpj aicpj 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    http://www.deviantart.

    com/art/Stargate-483243199
    Ziptie4777 Ziptie4777 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    It's so strange to think about how it was over

    a year ago that we stargazed. August 12th, 4 am. I even remember the spot where we parked. I remember you saying that you wanted to kiss me, and I remember you doing it before I could say yes or no. You knew already that I was wrapped around your finger by then. I remember it...
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2014

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    I've always wanted to just down in the back of

    a friends truck and watch the stars. Sounds like that should be in a Luke Bryan music video haha. Is that too cliché?
    newgirl52 newgirl52 18-21, F Jul 26, 2014

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    Stars..

    My fiance and I have a thing about stars. Star gazing together is a special time we enjoy every night when he is home. As he is in the army it is a special thing with us that no matter where he is, we are both staring @ the same sky. So stars will always be an important part...
    HalfMyHeart HalfMyHeart 19-21, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2007

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    Listening to Chopin under the stars.

    ...I believe I have entered heaven!
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 14 Responses 1 day ago

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    Spring is here...warm nights

    and clear sky are so attractive, love to be outside and just watch at the stars up there so brilliant...would love to know they are winking at me...winks are nice....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    Huhu yeap :)) One reason

    why I joined an astronomy org in out university <3 Stars <3
    ashlyn110 ashlyn110 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    My Aunt taught me how to stargaze

    when I was little and the night sky always reminds me of her. We live in different countries now and I haven't seen her for years but I feel so close to her when I see the stars. It's so easy for me to get lost in a starry sky and to this day shooting stars amaze me. I love it...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F Aug 29, 2014

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    I love laying in the grass

    and watching the stars. I usually just grab a beach towel and lay out by the flower box. It's the perfect way to relax and calm down after a hard day.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    Break Out From Artificial Light And Embrace The Universe And The Firament

    If you are city folk please find the time to escape and find a place where our world, the one that hosts our existence, is free of all artificial light. Get cosy with family or friends and lay back for the greatest show off Earth. When an unencumbered Universe becomes your...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    Tonight I am gazing at the stars

    but the clouds got in the way . It's freezing!!!!!! 😏 so I'm feeling grateful for the star chart app right about now...
    Moonchild22 Moonchild22 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    Driving home with my daughter (in Illinois)

    late in the afternoon on Dec 26, we were incredibly lucky to see a falling meteor. It was an amazing green color with a yellow/white tail and it was pulsating. It only lasted 10 seconds or less, but it was incredibly bright against the dark sky. I first thought it was a crashing...
    ToothlessOne ToothlessOne 70+, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I think it's beautiful.

    I hate that I can't see the stars sometimes because of light pollution and clouds. I could lie for hours watching the stars.
    ThePastRiddlesMyMind ThePastRiddlesMyMind 16-17, F 3 Responses May 25, 2014

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    cos instead of dollars,

    I be counting stars.
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2014

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    There's something special about stars.

    . But it'll be perfect when you stay beside me.. :)
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2014

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    They are breathtaking tonight,

    there are so many and there all so bright <3
    ImagineTheMelody ImagineTheMelody 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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    I love living where I do.

    There are always stars at night.
    jess31114 jess31114 18-21, F Aug 1, 2014

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    its so peaceful to do this.

    ...night,silence ,thoughts of someone and counting of stars while seeing dark sky with shinning stars
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    I used to live in a house

    where part of the roof was flat so it was easy to climb on :) I would go up there every night and just lay there and watch the stars. :) Sometimes i go out to places far from the city to watch them X) The stars never cease to amaze me :)
    Batsandstars Batsandstars 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    Sparkly Dots :)

    I love to lay down in the field of my grandpa's place. I like to be alone and stare up at the sky like I can't do that in the city where I live. I love to feel free thinking and clearing my thoughts. No body never comes with me and look at the stars with me. It's just what I like...
    XxTeresaaBoooxx XxTeresaaBoooxx 16-17, F 10 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I love it, I love space!

    Anything and everything to do with it. Im a nerd.
    johnm07 johnm07 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    It's the most amazing feeling to look up at the

    stars and feel that we are all insignificant, compared to the infinite space surrounding us...
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 2, 2014

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    I can't sleep.. I've spent the last 30 mins out

    on my deck, fighting off those darn mozzies and just staring up at the night time sky with a blanket and pillow... Thanks temperamental Australian weather for being nice tonight!!
    catho catho 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I'm in the province right now,

    on the beach, away from the smog, the pollution, the city noise and staring at a very clear sky with gazillions of stars shining so brightly! THIS IS HEAVEN!!! I've never witnessed the planet Venus shine like an ever changing Chinese character emitting in a blastful of colors...
    sugarpuma sugarpuma 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2014

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    You'd be amazed at some of the stuff you can

    see. Even without binoculars or telescopes!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 9

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    I dislike repeating stories

    but this one suits this experience amazingly well so I'm breaking my own rule. I guess rules are made to be broken...lol...here goes.... My family, and two others, went to a cottage this past week. We had a wonderful time, although by mid-week the weather became cool. I did...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    I need to find someone

    who loves watching the stars as much as I do. Some how I get deep in thought when I'm lying there looking at the stars. I get the reason of life until I get up and forget everything I just thought about.
    LittleMissUnknown LittleMissUnknown 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    I love doing this !! But I don't want to get

    hypothermia because of the cold :(
    Mi5h Mi5h 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    I like to so much that I have Glow-in-the-Dark

    stars all over my bed area. I like to look at them all the time. But I love to go outside and lay down in the grass and just star gaze. It's so mystifying and breathtakingly beautiful. The night sky always has me in awe.
    VanessaOlvera VanessaOlvera 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    How many times I've seen Orion's Belt,

    the Big Dipper, the Little Dipper, how small I feel under such a vast sea of beauty.
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    so I came home from a night out

    once with my girlfriend and happened to look up, before walking through the door. I'd been doing some astrophotography the previous day as there was no moon. anyway the stars were beautiful: we live away from the city so don't have too much light pollution and this evening was...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M Oct 22, 2014

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    I have had many remarkable stargazing

    experiences while traveling and at home. For me the most meaningful experience happened during a trip to Tunisia in March 2004. I traveled with my cousin by 4x4 to a camp in the Sahara. That night, a group of nomadic Bedouins were playing music by a fire near the camp. After a...
    AllForTheLoveOfEntropy AllForTheLoveOfEntropy 36-40, F Aug 16, 2014

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    ladyvalo ladyvalo 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    Thank Goodness For Apps

    I downloaded a very useful app, for those who love looking at the stars as much as I do...Google Skymap. Simply raise your phone to whichever part of the sky you wish to view, and instantly it identifies the constellations you're gazing upon.
    PeachesGalore PeachesGalore 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    The Fairy Tale Life Of Pu-edam And Pu-edam-osla

    Pu-Edam loved her man more than anything. Truly. She did. Life with him was the epitome of everything she had ever hoped for and prayed for and worked for. He was in every thought. She was always near him, and she always smiled lovingly into his eyes. She loved him dearly and...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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    Originially from Los Angeles,

    but lived in North Carolina for 6 years. A small town out in the country you can see the entire Milky Way stream across the sky! It's amazing beautiful. Especially whenyou have a meteor shower!
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    Lets lie on the roof

    and watch stars, lets cuddle, and watch movies
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2014

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    Just How Many Planets Are There?

    I was listening to Astronomycast news this morning. Of the many things they discussed was the fact that the science behind finding exoplanets is getting better almost daily. I remember when we first discovered a planet orbiting around another star. It was such a big deal. Now we...
    FlauntTheImperfections FlauntTheImperfections 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    Think i could do with a peaceful night looking

    at the stars 🌟want to be a million miles away today.
    Tinker88 Tinker88 26-30, F Apr 30, 2014

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    it may be cold and it might be windy

    but it's a very starry night in South Yorkshire tonight, well worth a look, but wrap up warm!
    dvd0607 dvd0607 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    The stars give me a sense of hope.

    Not in a cliché and cheesy way. Just in the sense that when i look up at them they remind me that there is much more, and that can be interpreted to mean anything you need it to.
    cypressjon cypressjon 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    I like to float in my pool at night

    and gaze at the stars :-) ..it's one of my things haha x