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I Live a Simple Life

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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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    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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    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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    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 61-65, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    It's good to have her in my world. 12 years and counting, and all I know is that I've learned so much from her, and I like to think she's learned a thing or two from me. I think...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    it would be nice : ) but, then I'd never get well healthy eating, healthy lifestyle....
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm a sophomore in college and I don't know what I want to do with my life at all. I know you can't get a decent job anymore without a college degree, but I don't want to waste my...
    dexter06 dexter06 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Hello. I have spent the past 35 years using people, alcohol and drugs. I dont feel like Im a good person. Im about to turn 50 and I have wasted my life away. I need to find peace...
    Dyingaway Dyingaway 46-50, M 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It is a heaven, I don't even want to go on Mars, but Moon sounds awesome. Whilst, Earth is still a heaven. I like to study about the Earth, especially how things formed. And how...
    ConfusedPsychopath ConfusedPsychopath 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Being a college student, I don't think must about the reality of life. I have my parents supporting me through everything, whether it's with money of emotional support. Today, I...
    EddA22 EddA22 18-21, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I live on a farm and love the privacy of being out away from anyone else. I look out my back door and see my horses and barn that's all. It's my way of relaxing
    Joey5663 Joey5663 56-60, M 12 hrs ago

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    Keep your house renovation projects easy and also organized with the helpful info in this article. You can never fail with making improvements to you home, you just need to know...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 17 hrs ago

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    I never wanted to move to Indiana so quickly. But my husband made the decision and I was forced here. I have been here about a year and I dread it. My mother in law is a nightmare...
    Hannahmikel Hannahmikel 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    IN 2006, I was married before. I was married to someone who was a scum bag. Not something at that time I was proud of, married someone I hardly knew. I am over it. Its been a...
    Hardwaretechy Hardwaretechy 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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    I don't really know where to post this, and to be honest, I don't think that people read long posts. Thats how I usually write mine. So heres my short post. I regret falling in...
    Bean2015 Bean2015 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    The simple things in life aren't always the easiest to find
    BecksB995 BecksB995 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Proposal for REDUCTIONS in COMPANY TAX..... This note is about the idea of MORE reductions in company tax. Before I start, I used to be a bond analyst and then share analyst...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Proposal for REDUCTIONS in COMPANY TAX..... This note is about the idea of MORE reductions in company tax. Before I start, I used to be a bond analyst and then share analyst...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I don't do anything for me. I just looked and there is only three things this month. I when shopping and get tools, now they are the company's. I fix a tool, that is the best...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I am, the improbable girl.
    improbablegirl improbablegirl 31-35, F a week ago

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    Call me old fashioned. I could write a book on simple pleasures people should enjoy. Society is to fast paced these days and speed by the important simple things in life.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I made an account on this website when i was 16 but did not use it at all. Made my username a lyric from Nickelback's "Far Away'. How simple life used to be. I am now 19, back here...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I miss being looked at, like that. It's life. Plain and simple. The natural life cycle of predator versus prey. In this, predation is not a means to exercise hate, misogyny, or...
    notsocomplex notsocomplex 31-35, F Aug 21

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    I have to get this out of me, I have to share this story I cannot even believe myself...how a total stranger not only changed my life, but saved my life. I have went trough alot...
    somedude92 somedude92 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    "He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being...
    Oceans42 Oceans42 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have been struggling with sexless marriage for years. Recently, I have been telling my husband to separate because I really don’t want to stuck on something is not going to...
    AwesomeLucy AwesomeLucy 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 19

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    ....all I ever wished for is to live a simple life with the one I love....am I wishing for too much??!!??
    Xaara Xaara 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    The only escape from Drama is death. Censors are killing EP and they are killing it from the outside and the inside. Wherever there is fun, faith, healing or the truth the...
    evenelfe11 evenelfe11 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Reading my diary from last year, reading my old poetry, my old letters even my old stories on here... I realized that life goes on no matter what, I had no clue I'd ever get over...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response Aug 17

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    WARNING: When you read this, you'll start to understand life a little differently. What you tell me and what happens after you read this are two very different situations. I am...
    dragonsteel dragonsteel 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 17

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    Im happy to have my pets , to have food , having a place to live , having clean water to drink and having the basic things i need to live . Everyday God gives me is a gift
    lyrica5 lyrica5 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I have the Someone I Love part, but we've yet to start our life together....
    JulietteLilyhammer JulietteLilyhammer 26-30, F Aug 16

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