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I Like To Look At Christmas Lights

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    Early Birds

    When I was a kid, on the Friday after thanksgiving, I would go on a car trip with my dad around town to see who had their Christmas lights up. We would call it the early bird ride. That was back in the 80s-90s. People actually used to wait to begin celebrating one holiday before...
    Butrflie7 Butrflie7 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    And let my imagination fly.

    . To a place where people are nice and sincere. . Where they express their feelings freely... Where Nobody gets hurt. . The nowhere land. . Only existing in my deepest thoughts and hopeless wishes. . But I also think of those who have a special place in my heart. . Close my...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    Walking At Night

    A friend of mine has been accompanying me lately on night time walks to view the different Christmas lights and decorations in town and the surrounding neighborhoods. On Sunday night, it was a bit foggy with a slight drizzle and it gave the lights an extra twinkle -- sort of...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    Hi am a muslim girl age 22 living in a muslim

    country Even though my country is muslim their are many christian living here and their is more than one church in my city , and where ever you go u see a Christmas lights and tree it's like we living in a western country last night me and my sister and brother we took pictures...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F Dec 25, 2014

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    China closet done for xmas cause I will be

    traveling for the next week
    Sweetcityflower Sweetcityflower 70+, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    James550 James550 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Christmas Decorating~the proper

    way;-) πŸŽ„πŸ”ΈπŸŽ„πŸ”ΈπŸŽ„πŸ”ΈπŸŽ„ (Perhaps this is the reindeer that ran over Grandma?! #PaybacksAreABitch!!! Lol!)
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Like To Look At Christmas Lights

    i have always loved the Christmas season and driving around looking at the lights they are so beautiful i go almost every night don,t want to miss their beauty so i try to take advantage of it every year. vinny
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Twinkle Twinkle Little Light

    i love the twinkle of christmas lights how they shine how they brighten up the dark night sky love going and taking pictures of what other people have done i used to really decorate up my yard even won a neighborhood christmas lighting decoration contest one year however it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 26, 2012

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    Christmas Lights

    During this time of the holidays I like to drive around the neighborhoods and look at how each house is decorated. For some reason I just love seeing the different colored lights twinkling at nite. Some are in unisone and others are just in chasing mode. Seeing the different...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M May 27, 2012

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    Always Have

    i remember before the divorce when my parents my sisters and brothers and i would all get stuffed into our little car and everyone was arguing it was loud and when i was young it scarde me. but once we got to those lights i couldnt hear anything anymore i was just looking. all...
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F Aug 11, 2012

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    I once was in my backyard during the summer doing my nightly star gaze and of corse i was running around barefoot listening to music and kicking a ball around. It was eh, about...
    legend0fkywwie legend0fkywwie 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This was not really an joy in school. I was busy in the sand box or something else, playing with friends, building a tree house or something. But now I sit and wonder.. Why did...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some actual product warning labels: On the bottle-top of a (UK) flavoured milk drink - AFTER OPENING, KEEP UPRIGHT. (duh!) On a New Zealand insect spray - THIS PRODUCT NOT...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    A family is at the dinner table. The son asks the father, β€œDad, how many kinds of boobs are there?” The father, surprised, answers, β€œWell, son, a woman goes through three...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    1. My name is Vivian. 2. I have ADHD. 3. I see numbers/letters with colors. 4. I am not straight. I don't know what I am, but I know I'm not straight. 5. I play the piano. 6. My...
    VivyLaVida VivyLaVida 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When I was a kid, growing up in a place that had long, cold winters, I used to like looking up at the night sky and maybe focusing on one particularly bright star. I'd wonder if...
    Ragmuffin Ragmuffin 61-65, M Feb 17

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    Why??? Because they have enough life experience to be interesting. Listening to the reflections of someone who has made mistakes and learned from them is like looking out across...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 6 Responses Feb 20

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    I have had epeliptic seizures since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too...
    FlyHighFreeBird FlyHighFreeBird 13-15, M Feb 21

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    I felt really bad about NOT helping someone. I try to not be that kind of person, so I really chastised myself over this... Yesterday I was driving to the clinic. I have to stop...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Sometimes, you decide to do something crazy, purely for the fun of it. Something totally out of the ordinary, that doesn't match the way you usually act, and just to see what would...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I want to see the Northern Lights because of a recent book I read, called "Let's Get Lost" by Adi Alsaid. My favorite excerpt was: "The real story about the Northern Lights is this...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F a week ago

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    back at my old place when i take evening walks i always pass by this flyover. because it was a straight expressway at night the lights looked like a pathway lit up by twinkling...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Seven - Chapter Twenty I had forgotten about the fact that our Catholic church-and- school combo sat at the edge of town. Just beyond the rear yard of...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Feb 20

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    I think this is the one thing im looking forward to in college. That i get to reinvent myself and change things i dont like and basically become a new person. Theres no one holding...
    annabelle03 annabelle03 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    My Pre-Christmas Charity Mudbath. My workplace staged a charity fundraiser just before Christmas. It featured a balance beam over a massive tank of mud, and I took part with three...
    KatyisCool KatyisCool 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    We eat sushi and tempura. You eat it with wasabe. It is spicy. Your face turns red and you give a funny expression. I lean over and touch your cheeks. You are so cute when you look...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    It's 20 below out there with a biting wind. Had to go out in this ridiculousness for the dance banquet to celebrate the end of the season. Her last. I was not looking forward to it...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I made the mistake of responding to someone on Craigslist who was looking for a strictly platonic female friend. To make a long story short, she posted a picture of her SISTER as...
    wordsforliving wordsforliving 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    THE GIRL FROM PISA she told me her street name was Lisa; she'd been born in the city of Pisa. I called her Mona because of her smile. she laughed, and then after a while, she told...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 4 hrs ago

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    FallenAngel840 FallenAngel840 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Because I always get that feeling like there's more to life... I think future, I think long term... I think more positive and not for nothing but the sky is beautiful.
    LeeOmar88 LeeOmar88 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I never have, but sometimes day dream about them as the sunset lights up my room, or I'm driving and the sun is going down on a cloudy day.
    Persephanie Persephanie 22-25, F Feb 11

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    I am 48 and was married 25 years and wore mostly only tee shirts and jeans. After my divorce I lost from size 14 to 8. I straightened my hair and went with high/low lights, added...
    Sharpi1 Sharpi1 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 15

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    I've always wanted to be taken out on a boat at night, away from the lights, and just look up. ^_^
    WritingDesk11 WritingDesk11 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    oh to lie back in someones arms and look at the beautiful lights against the ebony sky. the moonlight dancing on our skin. a light breeze on a warm summer night. no better place to...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    ...Because I know there are people who say all of these things don?t happen. And there are people who forget what it?s like to be 16 when they turn 17. I know these will all be...
    LearningHearts LearningHearts 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    i like Christmas because i want to get my own stuff like the ps3 games
    carlosgalindo1130 carlosgalindo1130 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I get absolutely NO enjoyment out of being a part of a family, especially. "Oh, it's Christmas? So that means I have to see my cousin? Why?" No thanks to obligatory family...
    FrauTeller FrauTeller 26-30, F a week ago

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    As I wrote in my first story (found in I Dressing Boys as Girls), sometimes all we know is what others have told us. As you also know, even though I was a boy baby, my mother...
    SylviaJames SylviaJames 56-60 4 Responses a week ago

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    Look for my life partner and be serious in conjunction When I was 35 years old. I would love to be my partner in his mind and his emotions and his soul and his body just me and I...
    fares79 fares79 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    Looking for a daddy/ Dom in (or near) NJ... Promise I'll be a good girl ;) Message me if you're interested <3
    FallenAngel840 FallenAngel840 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Looking for a daddy/ Dom in (or near) NJ... Promise I'll be a good girl ;) Message me if you're interested <3
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    Looking for a daddy/ Dom in (or near) NJ... Promise I'll be a good girl ;) Message me if you're interested <3
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    Looking for a daddy/ Dom in (or near) NJ... Promise I'll be a good girl ;) Message me if you're interested <3
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    I've realised it's my skin on my body that makes me unattractive. It's an ugly texture. It's pale but uneven and looks a bit rough. I have stretch marks and cellulite aswell.