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I Live a Simple Life

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    I wonder why people think they have the right to tell me how to live my life. For example: I like quirky clothes, and I dye my hair with henna. Some people tell me, "you would...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Why? I don't see why death should be a solution. Can someone please explain it? **** off to whatever person that has left you. Is life boring or just sad? Take medicines or drugs...
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    Please God take me back to being 12 & let me start again & mess up my life in an entirely different way. I have fresh ideas.
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    Don't see the waves, waves are many, see the ocean that is 1 . Waves are in motion, ocean is quite. After all ocean is the source from which wave is comming. That means move...
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    here where my twisted mind comes into play . I just want to be the man guess I'm very egocentric deep and down . I feel like I want to survive and be able to kill anyone no...
    Mizo0217 Mizo0217 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Sometimes we control and create the lives we live, sometimes life creates our lives for us and that we have no control, just enjoy your life, enjoy the people you love, there will...
    McKenna630 McKenna630 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 21

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    well, ive been eager to find the meaning of life. But i think ive found it. It was so simple. i started interest it about when i was lonely time of my life. So what was answer is...
    beingprecious beingprecious 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Most people would say "Go for it...enjoy.., life is too short.."...meaning everything goes and one should follow and perform each and every of our wishes no matter what... Well, I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My dream is to live in log cabin in the middle of nowhere with someone i love. I love nature and i want a simpler life
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I've been to hell and back, and I've learned these rules well, from the mistakes I have made, and heard many another tell. So lend me your ears, your watchful eyes, and discover...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    It was a simpler lifestyle then. Growing up without it you didn't know what you were missing. The library was my Google. You used a paper phone book. We were not connected to an...
    Robin10 Robin10 46-50, F 9 Responses Nov 27

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    I don't want to live here anymore. I want to be independent, and I want to live my life without people belittling me. So, I recently became vegan, starting on October, 21st 2014...
    sincebecausepickles sincebecausepickles 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    Life is beautiful, despite all we have to endure. Just open your eyes, and see that that life isn't all that bad, despite the circumstances. As soon as we're born, we struggle...
    GleamingEyes GleamingEyes 18-21 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Livening the life is a great world to be in the world you see before you is a place ware you can discover thing in each turn you take good, bad, or ******* creepy. But keep gooding...
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 16-17, M Dec 7

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    I'm determined that when my kids grow up in going to live my life to the full....I mean Shirley Valentine and then some! Seriously I look after my elderly mother, have three boys...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I want to live my life by showing the world what I can do. I want to show the world my worlds that are in my head. I want to show people a real story is, and what I can make right...
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 16-17, M Dec 7

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    I did not realize my way of life until I read The Celestine Prophecy and realize I do these I am currently on insight 3. I had no explanation for the way I live my life then I...
    PrincessMarina PrincessMarina 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I want to you relax and enjoy life. Don't take life too seriously. Smile and squeeze a stress ball every now and then.You only live once. Life can be hell sometimes but not all the...
    Outofeden Outofeden 31-35, F Dec 5

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    I hate my life I hate being from another reason being her illegally i hate the fact that when I graduate high school that same second my life changes I'm not that funny guy that...
    mattlopeza mattlopeza 18-21, M Dec 11

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    Some of the paradoxes in life, we have bigger houses for everything we want and yet we have smaller families. many people have multiple degrees, but few of them have common sense...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F Nov 27

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    "From child hood, going up" When I was 10, I had a crush on my cousin. things got good but sooner or later me and my family had to go abroad. When I was 12, I had a girl i liked...
    PreChY PreChY 16-17, M Nov 30

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    I'm afraid I'll get pressured to live a life I don't desire when I can be doing something else. I'm also afraid I'll regret not being forced into a lifestyle. It's complicated.
    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Today is a new clean page for me :) I'm going to live my life better! I would love to talk anybody, but please no perverts. 13-15 is what I prefer though, but you can be older :)
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Nov 26

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    The cost of having been born is that we all will die. The challenge then, is to live a life that will be worth dying for.
    MisterSerious MisterSerious 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I honestly believe that the world is a much better place than it ever has been before in human history. And I believe that it will continue to grow into a world where all people...
    RunninWitThaDevil RunninWitThaDevil 22-25, M 12 Responses Dec 11

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    I quit another job & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. What is my purpose in life? If it's being a **** up, then I have definitely succeeded with that. I hate myself for...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 27 mins ago

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    Moisture boundaries are vertical levels of plastic which can be buried in the bottom. As water flows up from a dampness barrier, it is actually stopped and prevented from having...
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    It's a bit long but says it all. I try to live by this song. "Simple Man" Mama told me when I was young Come sit beside me, my only son And listen closely to what I say. And if...
    KRam42 KRam42 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I have no New Year's resolutions - they aren't worth doing. I don't understandit if I live one moment at a time. To me it's like setting myself up for down slideand I'm already...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I use to think this all the time.Years of struggling being a single father with full custody of two children.Dealing with a dead beat drama causing ex-wife.Working 50 hour six day...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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