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I Live a Simple Life

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    The Value Of Being Right And Sticking To It.

    About 6 or 7 years ago, my aunt, then 89 years old had fallen and broken her hip. She had never married and lived alone on a sheep and chicken farm. At this point, she was still taking care of chickens and gardening, completely independent. she had to go to a rehab nursing...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    "welcome?"

    OK, I've held my silence long enough! (actually I have been discussing it with friends, but not writing about it)Here's a scenario: Let's say you go to a furniture store and purchase a couch. You have it delivered, then next day go to work and upon returning home, the salesman of...
    basementsong basementsong 41-45, M Mar 18, 2013

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    most of my life I have strived to make

    as much money, as possible.. now I just make enough and I am happy most of the time. Before I was always stressing and wanting more. The more I made the more I wanted. What about you
    jarret1234 jarret1234 51-55, M 1 Response May 15

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    Artifact

    I am the eldest son of a postman.  My dear father was a severe man.  He died recently but he was almost dead from tuberculosis  when I was four. That was within a decade after the 2nd World War.  The times were harsh.  People had to struggle to survive...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 5 Responses May 7, 2010

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    Oceans

    I live a simple life. Work-house, House-work. Family-house, House-family. But apart from that, something extra-ordinary that I can consider not simple. I have a wide ocean of emotions to explore with.
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    Ranch Life

    "Ranch" is actually too grand a term for 28 acres. But since we have horses and our attempts at growing anything are mostly a miserable failure...ranch it is. My father has a multitude of free range chickens with which I try to remain uninvolved. Emergency back up only where...
    Epiphany68 Epiphany68 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I Will Protect My Friends

    I will have you know that I am not afraid to get violent with you if you pick on my ep friends. Prepare yourselves foolish perpetrators of imaginary violence and tomskullery. If need be I will do one of the following.. And if need be even more I will do MORE of the following...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Slow Down You Move Too Fast

    I stepped off the merry-go-round I found the fast pace of life stressful and unfulfilling.   I felt ill in mind and body trying to keep up with the so called "normal" life intensity. My life might be boring to  others but it suits me well.  I don't have a bored chemical...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 5 Responses May 29, 2012

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    The Most Simple expression On The World: The expression Of Nature

    so romantic, beautiful, yet simple a little miracle of nature
    zuzi57 zuzi57 51-55, F Apr 29, 2012

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    My Outer Life At Least.

    My inner life, not so simple. lol. In fact, I have a strange feeling that I might be a little NUTZ. I don't think it's anything to be extremely worried about though. haha. I live in the country on about an acre of land with my family. Well actually it's just mom and I.... That...
    Simplyliving Simplyliving 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2010

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    Happy Nov. 12th.

    Once a year we celebrate an event that is yours alone A time when creation stood still to watch in awe. A miracle, transforming you from thought to crying babe A moment that those who cared will always recall. It's not a day that ages you or makes you wrinkle It's not a...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    What Is This?

    I love living a simple life. Having what I need and less of what I think I want. Life for Rob and I is basic and we try to keep the drama at bay as much as possible. Our home is our sanctuary and everything has its place and every purchase we have made for our new life together...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    Down On The Farm

    It is simple. It is pure, organic, unadulterated, fresh, in touch with the elements, with nature, with flora to delight the senses, and fauna that enchants and befriends in many gorgeous ways. I see myriads of stars, planets, shooting stars, satellites and other celestial bodies...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm tired of the government trying to manipulate us and distract us from what's really going on. We have TANKS in the streets of AMERICA right now and it WONT be on the news...
    ShmittyFLA ShmittyFLA 18-21, M a week ago

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    Let's make it simple. Life we think is not that complicated unless we really want to make it complicated...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M Aug 7

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    I feel like this is making me a bit antisocial because I am so simple in my life and void of most drama that when I come into situations or meet people who embellish stories or...
    simplycomplex82 simplycomplex82 31-35, M Aug 4

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    Through the vail of anonymity that is "The Internet", I am -as I press the letter keys in real time- apprehensive to share this part of me. I am alone in a bedroom full up with...
    homesickalien87 homesickalien87 26-30, M Aug 7

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    And adventure! Happiness also, but some where on the beach near beautiful mountains.. where I can hike every morning with my dog
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F a week ago

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    I try so hard but I fail every single time. I'm such a simple person but everyone I meet thinks I'm some sort of unsolvable puzzle. I've had bad things happen to me and I know...
    YeahIKnowImSick YeahIKnowImSick 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't care for makeup. I don't care for many hair products. I don't care for skimpy outfits. I don't care for fancy things. I don't care about being rich. I don't care about...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    What a wonderful fantasy to live a life of feeling loved and appreciated by my significant other... What I wish for is simple, but perhaps it's more complex than what I envision...
    PlasticRobot PlasticRobot 36-40, F a week ago

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    He called me outside asking me to close the door behind me. I have something to show you, he says. He takes my hand and walks me around the back porch. We sit and look up. The...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I just find the details of life so damn complicated these days. Technology, phone menus, so many choices between products, everything is self-serve, etc. Even when it comes to...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    Time to time again I think about killing myself but these are the reasons I don't kill myself. Now when people think about this they might answer with "I want to live because my...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I live each day with a deep depression caused by my hypothyroidism, brain, or my female hormones. Whatever the hell it is, I live my life in a fog. I have a new job I already want...
    Apirne Apirne 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    It was a life that is worth living. I get to play with friends without even taking pictures for Instagram or blogs and even facebook but the memories will surely be in my heart. It...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    At least...that's the gist of what was told to me. I was told I need to live life by my mother. She's not exactly the best role model but perhaps she is right this time. I'm one of...
    angelexondra angelexondra 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My Story Part 4 (Final) Then I had some operation, after which I should not have sex for about 2 months... My husband asked when I am allowed to be back on track... I told, he...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    I have memories of being an uncle who died around a year before I was born. I used to remember a lot more as a child but my mother decided not to influence me into thinking about...
    girlfromtralfamadore girlfromtralfamadore 18-21, F Aug 2

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    not that I have lived my life to the fullest as yet. But although I may like to share whatever I have lived till now, I don't think it's worth reading or even knowing. My life is...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 4

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    We are going to die someday. Someday the sun will rise but we will not be here to see it. Someday the moon will be hovering above a dark earth but we will not be here to look up...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 27

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    For me it's really important to live your life... To live it as there was no tomorrow!!! It's the only way to be really happy :) and I really want to find this happiness!!!!
    aleph77 aleph77 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have forced my husband to live a life without sex for what was supposed to be the good of everyone. It was not he did not want sex, if fact there were many times he was demanding...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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    Yes indeed I want to change some aspect of my life. My outlook on life,the person I aspire to be,the way I live my life. I am realizing some things I thought I love is harming me...
    temptedtotouch temptedtotouch 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    I would love to live a life like that! I want to make a impression on the world since I was young and I want to go to japan. But for now (I'm still young... 13 years old) what...
    Leiai Leiai 13-15 Aug 8

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    I feel as if my life is going nowhere. It's been 4 years and I have nothing to show for it. Everyone around me is moving on with their life. My cousin is in a serious relationship...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Through my failed marriage, I've concluded that, despite the already recognized different classification of personalities, humans fall into two main person types: Selfless and...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Short comings, short sex drive, short of expressing love are all part of Sexless Marriage. Denial and refusal are very familiar. Pay attention to your spouse's messages. My s/m...
    musicinme musicinme 56-60, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I haven't lived the life I wanted. I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and...
    Skpan80 Skpan80 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Hello people :) And hello to everybody who is tired of this sistem and how whole world funcions... I'm 24 yr old cook who just wants to have peace and enjoy nature. Becouse im very...
    DifferentKind DifferentKind 22-25, M Aug 4

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    I want to live my life according to my will. I want to take risks, fall inlove, choose freely over something. But sometimes too much freedom could be bad.
    Maricorrr Maricorrr 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Something precious was stolen from me. But I learned to accept it and live my life to the fullest. I can't erase the memory. On the other hand, it has made me a better person.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I sit back and look at things and I realize that there are people who want to anything else but be themselves I believe God made us different and people should be who...
    rique20 rique20 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I say this because there are so many things I wish I could've either done or taken back. But Now I'm stuck trying to fight the urge to off myself out of sheer angst. What I'd do...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    CHINA INVADING AUSTRALIA....... The new Tasmania senator, Jackie Lambie who is a member of Clive Palmer's alliance group has, in her support of Clive Palmer, claimed that China...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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