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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 21-25, M Jan 31, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    People underestimate how bad my fear of the ocean really is. I'm a teenager and I would cry if you forced me to go into the ocean. I will not touch the water. I'm afraid of a...
    erinbear123 erinbear123 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'd like to be nude on a boat out on the ocean I'd like to be nude on a boat with lots of lotion The lotion on the boat on the ocean makes for a marvelous potion of slippery motion...
    LilGangsta24 LilGangsta24 22-25, F 12 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    The ocean on the beach is like a second home to me, I've just been there so much, especially when I was growing up. We live really close to a beach too :) Awesome.
    THISarcane THISarcane 16-17, F Jan 1

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    I am missing Greece so much already... The best part of the break over there was waking up at the crack of dawn while everyone was still sleeping and walking down to the beach...
    MyHeartIsMyLight MyHeartIsMyLight 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I love the sea. She is my favorite thing in the whole world. Of course, my mother's entire family was born on the water's edge in Bermuda. My dad's side of the family was born...
    Felix112 Felix112 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    If I go too long without a cigarette I get really nervous and jittery. After I smoke, I calm down. Just one more reason to inhale more smoke deeply into my awesomely black lungs...
    aliciawolf aliciawolf 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    NYC anyone? I would love to meet other that live in or around the big apple.
    zackthebull zackthebull 22-25, M 38 mins ago

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    I grew up at the ocean. I find the ocean very powerful and moving. As an adult, I hiked up many mountains, and they are also very powerful. I am moved by both, but I wonder if...
    HoraceGreenley HoraceGreenley 46-50, M a week ago

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    I went to the beach on 1/3. I saw many old fishing boats which looked almost broken and no one would hardly be interested. But each of about 10 boats had a new year's ceremonial...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I love the sand and the smell of the ocean breeze, but the ocean and I have never been able to get along with one another.
    erinbear123 erinbear123 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am that kind of adventurous soul ...that doesnt like to rest ...i like to feel my blood boil ...i want to fly ...i want to fall ...but never stop !!! I want to wake up everyday...
    FreedomVirus FreedomVirus 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Australia is 40,000 years old before Europeans settled, it was settled by the original indigenous people (aboriginal) there were no buildings and homes like now, they lived in the...
    monaroyalty monaroyalty 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i see her standing facing the open rolling Pacific ocean. eyes closed and head slightly tilted up to catch the golden light of the sun. Her lips curled in a slight smile, her...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    walking along the coastline on the east coast is one of the most spectacular experiences I've had. feeling truly grateful that I get to live in this beautiful province!
    Lauralu89 Lauralu89 22-25, F Jan 12

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    When I lived three miles from the Atlantic in Florida US, I liked to get up before sunrise, go to the beach, walk in the water and take in the beauty and peace of the glory of the...
    brknheart2 brknheart2 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I was swimming laps across the beach between two rocky head lands today. Perhaps a little further out than most people would be prepared to go. At one end a group of young preteen...
    wishingicouldlovemore wishingicouldlovemore 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    OMG yes I would. I would buy a house on the beach & have my bed facing the ocean. 😍
    moonela moonela 26-30, F Jan 12

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    Spent a winter in the Florida Keys one time. House was surrounded three sides by ocean.
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I lyric by frank ocean is "Novacane, baby, baby, Novacane, baby, I want you **** me good, **** me long, **** me numb Love me now, when I'm gone, love me none Love me none, love me...
    ForeverLoved12 ForeverLoved12 13-15, F Jan 15

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    I miss the ocean and the beach. I loved laying there tanning and swimming. Oh the smell and sunrises or suspends enlighten ones scences
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M a week ago

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    My family owns a nice cabin cruiser and we all take turns in operating the boat for fun in the ocean. Before leaving we all are in our bikinis and shorts. After we get the boat...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love having my quiet time near a quiet ocean, where there is only the sounds of trees in the wind and the water crashing on the smooth, sparkling sand. It gives you the true...
    awesome123124 awesome123124 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love the ocean, but I don't know how to swim.... Ugh, my life.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Feeling the hot sand in between my toes, and the sun shining!while feeling the cool ocean breeze the smell of saltwater and seed weed.
    Jeesusblack Jeesusblack 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    We are programmed by society to live our lives according to a set and proven set of rules. We finish school, go to university, get a good job, meet the right girl, get married and...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 7 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    My mom says since I found out I have another chronic illness in additon to MS, I've became too emotional. She said (on Christmas Day) it's almost impossible for her to handle it...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Dec 26, 2014

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    Some time ago I read this article on some website, theunboundedspirit.com There's nothing new, but in my opinion the article is very well written. It made me think... 1. The...
    DiscoveringTheTruth DiscoveringTheTruth 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... (this note was first written on Dec 17th in another group..) Over night, one of the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Jan 12

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    "Sugar Mountain" - Neil Young Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain With the barkers and the colored balloons, You can't be twenty on Sugar Mountain Though you're thinking that you're...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have to say I love where I live. We have great weather, and have many places of great beauty, from untamed beaches, bay islands, tropical rainforests, with great places for...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I live in supported accommodation for people with mental health problems and yesterday as I walked into the staff office to ask a memeber of staff if I had any post She checked...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 12

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    Why do we rely on dumb quotes and trite sayings when we are sad or struggling? Like we get encouragement from something someone said once. It shines some new light on our...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I have lived in the uk since 1979 and I do not know why all english people hate me and treat me as a scum and unimportant I have encountered a lot of mistreatment at work ,at...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I really want to live freely. Last year was a tortures one. I know how it feels to live freely. I used to live very freely. There are people who made me feel bad. I tried a lot to...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Jan 2

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    I live in supported housing for people with mental health issues . I had lived there for a year and five months and you can live there up to two years I was taken there by my care...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    I live in supported housing for people with mental health issues . I had lived there for a year and five months and you can live there up to two years I was taken there by my care...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F Jan 10

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