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I Live a Simple Life

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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 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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, 2014

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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 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I always thought something big

    and great was going to happen to me. I was always waiting for that to happen. In the meantime, I worked, married, had children, etc. I finally realized that something great and big had happened to me and I didn't even realize it. It was having 3 wonderful children and finding...
    Camille7 Camille7 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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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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    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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    I appreciate my life, period. I once saw an old tramp with his grey skin, thick with ashy dirt, long matted grey beard, long matted grey hair, dirty track pants, dirty shirt not...
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    I would never let a friend die if I could save him/her. I rather die than live a life of guilt
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have started a blog that addresses these simple things in life that are often taken for granted. It's on tumblr because I'm not anticipating that too many people will look into...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are some days that I just wish things were simpler! I wish my thoughts weren't so complicated- and that life could just slow down. I just wish I could figure out a way to...
    BeingT BeingT 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Like women! NO! But seriously, what could be better than watching a sunrise or sunset, seeing the smile on a kid's face when you give a small inexpensive present, the rain on your...
    DejaVu101 DejaVu101 56-60, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish I had a better family that's understandable and more.car8ng than.my parents.... I wish my mother was not that crazy and would never got a divorce from my father and stopped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish I had a better family that's understandable and more.car8ng than.my parents.... I wish my mother was not that crazy and would never got a divorce from my father and stopped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    They try to take me every day. I don't know how I live with Them, I just try to stay away. They takes my family one by one but, They can never seem to grasp me. I want to live...
    oliviawalter007 oliviawalter007 16-17, F a week ago

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    I remember the first time we moved into my childhood home. We didn't have much of anything. This was my mom's first house on her own with me and my four other siblings and we were...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I watch the news daily and laugh. Tear this flag down Black lives matter. Ocupy Wall street People suing people for gay marriage????? (Bake me a cake damit) Health care WTF I cant...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Things are to complex in this PC society we live in today. Why cant people mind there own business and cherish the things in there life. Enjoy the small stuff people take for...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 19

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    Here's a small moment of my personal life: my cat is outside my bedroom door, whining and meowing to get in. He has to stay out because I am working on important things he would...
    AnonymousH4CK3R AnonymousH4CK3R 22-25, M Jul 19

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    I haven't posted in a long while, but my mind has been clouded with many thoughts about my future and life as a whole. I'm worried about my future. I'm worried about how things are...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    "To the world you maybe someone, to someone you maybe the world. There's always somebody we can`t forget easily, even after sevral years or maybe our entire lives. But life...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Website Hosting Services: We are offering shared web-hosting services for small-business. The web site has purchasers from government together with corporate sectors and it is a...
    rosiec35 rosiec35 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    A simple girl. Living in a simple world. Who does simple things. Simply.
    SwissLady SwissLady 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Most small business owners are merely concerned about cost effectiveness , they prefer to use Linux web hosting due to their webpages. When you are currently hosting your company...
    szymkowskihae02 szymkowskihae02 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Just because a certain way works for you doesn't mean it will work for me.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I can often be perceived as a very energetic person but I'm more laid back. I enjoy the simple aspects of life like the birds chirping, the wind blowing and even just walking a dog...
    maxamade maxamade 13-15, M Jul 16

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    I had a friend that would tell me how do do things, correct me if she didn't like my way or judge me because I didn't do the things she did. Lost my best friend by not doing what...
    lysgrant lysgrant 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I've lived in both , there are all kinds of people . I tend to like the middle size , close to a city but not in the middle of it. I love nature and where I live now has a lot of...
    sirnatural sirnatural 36-40, M Jul 15

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    I'm in a writing group, and we were given the prompt to write something about the chance we never took. I struggled with the prompt because taking a chance is not something I've...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    Every day I wake up determined to live. Some days, this looks like a lot of naps and snuggles with my daughter. Some days, like today, we visit the beach and with oxygen in tow we...
    beachesandsunshine121 beachesandsunshine121 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I have noticed that many people on EP (and in our societies) tend to view things in life as being black and white or as being good and evil. Life is far more complex than dualism...
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 6 Responses Jul 15

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    how do u see life as simple or as complex??
    kalpanapatel kalpanapatel 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    50 Things I have learned by suffering from depression and anxiety 1. The biggest struggle in Life is with “The Self and Our Worth” i.e. our EGO-we create these day dreams of...
    passionate6 passionate6 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14