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I Live a Simple Life

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I feel like a lot of people don't understand me when I say this. I know so many people who are constantly wanting the very best or the next best thing. I would be content having...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Over time simple has become more complicated, With much advancement in technology we are becoming more lonelier than before or may be more selfish is the better word. With...
    zforeword zforeword 41-45, M Apr 12

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    I love my life. I love how simple it is. I don't really stick out very much. But I just feel that there is more to it than it seem. I am fine being simple but sometimes I feel like...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Because of the screaming complications going on inside my own head I prefer to keep things simple outside of my own head. I've been called a "cheap date" but I really don't get it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Apr 9

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    I find peace in the simple things in life. I don't need expensive things. I don't need the newest fads. I like to look nice, but don't need expensive clothes. I don't need the...
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Simple but nt ordinary.. I don't wish for the stars, I am hoping for heaven to be hold.. In words or in colours, in music or in marbles, The secret of my love is hers to keep, A...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do have goals but not huge ones like everyone else. I'm not in college and expecting to have to work hard all my life.(not saying those who do go don't work hard). It would...
    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M Apr 4

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    I what to meet a perfect man in my life
    Tracy80 Tracy80 22-25 3 days ago

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    living in such complicated life with complex thoughts, I crave for simplicity once in awhile..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M Apr 24

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    why is this so hard to get?
    MiBelleAmie MiBelleAmie 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wonder were is the perfect girl for me in the world and I hope to meet her one day
    Drevableheart Drevableheart 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I hate living i wish i never ever existed. Living makes me depressed
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    oh it is beautiful out. I was walking home. had to stop and smell the fragrance from my crab apple tree. so sweet. so light. the beautiful red purple is like being under a sun set...
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F Apr 23

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    Eventually . No real worries besides waking tomorrow .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    its so hard living simple in this complicated world where you feel a thing is right and everyone else wanna make it wrong. We seek answers; why am living, who am I, why am I from...
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    Live your life so you don´t have to have any regrets when you throw your 70 year old birthday party....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Apr 13

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    Looking myself in the eye. O no you don't. We are not going to the pity party. Reflection time. So yesterday you were happy. Why? Yesterday was a conveyor belt of pots of tea...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am planning on moving to another country that is more like home to me then where I am now. it is hard to explain but it is like a pull towards the direction of hardship yet...
    XeniaFedmov XeniaFedmov 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Death is cruel and painful. It affects everyone, and will eventually visit each and every one of us. Knowing that life is short, we should appreciate the life we have, and the...
    Zionari Zionari 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    i don't know if this is the right group to put it in, i wrote this a long time ago...too many years ago....with my best friend...she's an angel now...that's why this paragraph is...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hi guys. I'm 24 years old and, seeing as I'm going/went through a massive quarter life crises myself I decided to just make the subject my graduation project. You know, because why...
    Syrika Syrika 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I feel very anxious and depressed most of the time. I feel drained and tired. I made choices that became a life I nevef wanted to live anyway so now I'm trying to figure out...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I want to die...i have no reason to live and hundreds of reasons to die..everyone is selfish in this world...the only thing i've noticed through out my whole life is that I've...
    Manha95 Manha95 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    yes, how many of you here love to live your life to the fullest? experience the bliss of nature enrich your presence on earth by doing what u love in life live with the right...
    aaditjain aaditjain 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light (epic poem about seventh to tenth grade) Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light The days go by as I think of you I'm sorry our...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Some people live their life. They're happy, their life is full of joy and happiness. Mines just filled with hate, tears, and nothingness. What's the point of living? I'm just some...
    Isurvivedlife Isurvivedlife 13-15, F Apr 20

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    I tell everyone I'm doing OK but I'm really not. Truth is my life sucks right now and has been sucking for awhile now. I've totally let myself go. I don't work, go to school, hate...
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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