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I Live By the Ocean

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    Calming

    Well sorta… Does the Gulf of Mexico count? I can make it to the Atlantic Coast in a few hours so technically both. I love being surrounded by water though. It’s just clean and refreshing and always humid (can be good and bad). Of course with all the lakes, pones...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jul 21, 2008

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    I Thought It Was a Dream For Retirement, But I'm In My Twenties.

    I live oceanfront on Maui with a spectacular view of the harbor and the entire northshore. It's odd to think how I got here, four years ago with a bookbag on my back and a hundred bucks in my pocket. When I was a child, I went to the beach in Virginia and North Carolina with my...
    rainifel rainifel 26-30, F May 2, 2009

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    Love the Ocean

    I brew  up by the ocean, and still live by it.  I love to have my windows open at night and hear the waves! I love to be in the sun, its like it keeps my mine alive and happy!!
    hotbianca hotbianca 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2008

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    Indeed I Do

    living by the ocean is indeed a great blessing that has been bestowed upon me. each morning i wake up tired, and unmotivated to go through another day at work, but as soon as i step outside and breath that sea air and see that dark blue ocean fading into a light blue sky, i am...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    Furbo

    Iv lived beside the sea for 19 years most of my life, when i was small i always wondered about it, played in it, eat from it. so i decided to aways have somethind to do with it, now i work with it as sceinist raising fish and other annimals. When the sea has a bad day so do you...
    maraconor maraconor 18-21, M Jan 31, 2008

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    Malibu Rules

    my dad recently bought a house in the malibu colony its so beautiful so we go there on weekends
    Donnamoss88 Donnamoss88 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Within 5 Miles

    I love the fact that when the wind blows from the east I can smell it. *smiles*
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Feb 9, 2009

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    Florida

    Well... no matter which way you go there it is hehe. I'm not too far from the ocean but the only chances that I get to go there are at night time. I love the ocean and I love the beach... a necessity wherever you live :) or atleast water of some sort.
    Xeno Xeno 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 2, 2007

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    Only Place To Live

    I love the water and don't think that I could live very far from the ocean I just enjoy all the activies that I do living her
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 9, 2010

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    Live By the Ocean

    I grew up by the ocean in ca.-- now my kids are doing the same in Fl.   We love it!!!!!!
    kimberley4 kimberley4 41-45, F Mar 21, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    all my life I've lived near the sea....Ive sailed, swam, surfed, fished..and quite a few of the significant events in my life have occurred on the beach. I could not imagine not...
    meAnd0nlyMe meAnd0nlyMe 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I wish that I lived near the ocean. It is beautiful; sometimes calm, sometimes wild. I want to learn to scuba dive so I can swim in the oceans and learn more about them. Some of my...
    mariefrancea mariefrancea 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I live ten mins from where the Atlantic Ocean touches the hearts and souls of many on the shores of North Carolina. I take as much time as I can to spend with it because every time...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Oh How I Do.. I go down to sit by the boats on the dock often .. I love the way the boats rock side by side and the way the the water ripples along side em... I also think boats...
    Youand0nlyou Youand0nlyou 70+, F Mar 11

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    I absolutely love the ocean,I love the water and the salt you see….I absolutely love the ocean,I love watching you cover the sun as it goes to sleepI absolutely love the...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I love the ocean, It makes me anew; I love the ocean, I kisses me and loves me true; I love the ocean, We have a understanding we do; I love the ocean, With it my heart stays...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Wow...The OceanThe Ocean If you stand there and feel the wind and sound of the waves crashing in the rolling out.. The smell of the salt and the living creatures in the water... I...
    sargem1911 sargem1911 36-40, M Mar 9

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    i can't wait! I'm going to Charleston on the 25th. i love the ocean. i love to stand there and see the waves crash violently I the shore. it reminds me that everything is made...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I love the oceans as it teaches us how our lives are ..early morning bright n sparkling{youth}easy slow calm afternoon{midlife}evening s quiet settling down {old age}
    romell romell 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    everything about it. i live near the ocean. on most weekends, that's where you'll find me. i'll have my butt in a beach chair, toes in the sand........... not a worry in the...
    itiswhatitis29 itiswhatitis29 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just got back from the beach. Taking long walks along the ocean with my dog was the highlight of every day. There is something magical about the ocean. It soothes me, giving me...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I can't discuss beauty of ocean but if I wanna indicate beauty of them I say sound of ocean. what do you think?
    hoseinbiglari hoseinbiglari 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I am so out of place.. no matter where I go.. no matter what i do.. no matter who i see... I think you are the only thing.. which can understand and embrace me... I love the...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    It is I….Nobody and the sky…Sailing on the sea, in the dark of the night.We are anchored.Ready to hunker down… enjoy the timeWith Steaks, laughs, and wine...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    my husband and I went to Ocean Shores and as we walked along the shore I looked at him and said "I love this smell" He took a sniff and said "That's saltwater!". Apparently the...
    goodwitch011070 goodwitch011070 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    If love is like the ocean, you can say that I am lost at sea.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 6

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    Photo: My crescent beach in Vancouver...Pacific Ocean my home....so good to be back ...sun setting over beautiful calm waters...just feeds and replenishes my soul...Thank you God...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    me and my family go to the ocean every year. i love watching the sunset over the water.
    gabbysmile gabbysmile 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I love to sit in a restaurant overlooking the ocean and watch the waves roll in Id love to sit there with someone I love too!
    bevS62 bevS62 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    i moved to a landlocked area with no real water, the rivers are more like streams and the ocean is so far away. i miss the smell of the sea and running or walking on the beach. i...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    i love the ocean, there's another world beneath it , all kinds of different species and they don't know what's going on above them, maybe we don't know what's going on above us
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I love to sail on the ocean (Pacific, Atlantic), Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Chesapeake Bay, San Diego Bay, and, when necessary, the ICW. Have sailed in these places and...
    Lowflight Lowflight 66-70, M Mar 10

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    I love the ocean and haven't seen one yet :'(
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 10

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    So the wife said: 'You remind me of the ocean.' I said, 'You mean wild, romantic, restless?' She said, 'No. You just make me sick.'
    small5paul small5paul 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Life is like the ocean. It can be calm and still or rough and rigid but in the end, it is always beautiful. :D
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F Mar 11

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    It's serene place. I love sitting down on a chair watching everything going by like birds flying, a cruise ship floating ahead, planes flying overheard. Seeing the clouds moving...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    It has a kind of magic, an intoxication on you. feeling the soft sand beneath your feet as you walk, let it run through your fingers..... breath in the sweet salt air into your...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I love the ocean no matter where it is but my favourite is the Atlantic coast of Cornwal - rugged, wild & untamed
    dananderson1961 dananderson1961 51-55, M Mar 13

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    I absolutely love the ocean. It's calming. Peaceful. My escape.
    holmgirl2 holmgirl2 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Love The Ocean And The Beaches
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I have not been in the ocean since I was 6 or 7. I'm just to scared. The Sharks the jellyfish, and tell me who wants to be chased my a creature in the water. A place you can not...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I could sit and watch it all day, better yet, be on a boat sailing on the ocean
    csouls csouls 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love the underlying power of the Ocean. The constant push and pull.
    OmniFix69 OmniFix69 51-55, M 2 Responses