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I Live By the Ocean

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Water Water Everywhere

    In the puget sound area of washington state you'll find saltwater everywhere.  So, almost everywhere I drive I either cross a bridge or drive along the sea side watching boats sailing by, the ferry on it's round trip, gulls are all around.  You hope you're not driving...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I live on the Pacific Ocean and god it's so amazing . I've been to Hawaii and it was pretty but honestly i prefer Washington coast line over everything . I love the wind in my hair...
    Infernalinstruments Infernalinstruments 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I would kill to live by the ocean. I feel so happy when I'm by the ocean. My great grandfather owned a house that was right on the beach. I loved going there as a kid and playing...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    for everyone who can't be near the ocean, I took this photo for you
    nthohny nthohny 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I wish I could go back to the ocean with my baby<3 But it take us 2 days D:
    HappilyInLove16 HappilyInLove16 18-21, F Oct 5

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    Love living close to the ocean! Sand between my toes, sun on my back, a morning jog with the salty breeze whipping the hair out of my pony tail, the whole beautiful day in front of...
    Annie107 Annie107 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    I look out my window and there's the Pacific. I love where I live.
    nthohny nthohny 18-21, M Oct 5

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    Love our city!! so close to the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. Lived in Texas, Oregon and Oklahoma and would not move from Sac town ever again
    honeybeeru honeybeeru 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Chuck Norris roundhouse kicked the ocean for getting his feet wet and caused hurricane Katrina!!
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Of course I do , I am Crab Cancer; My ruling planet is Moon, Luna. Water is my element. I am whole in salty briny water. I am realized I am coalesced in her bosom's waves I am...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Sep 29

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    I was lucky. I was born on Long Island New York.. ive stood touching the water past the lighthouse at Montauk point and looked out at the open ocean. I spent a couple years on...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 7

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     I would LOVE to vacation by the ocean. It's so beautiful. The sound of the waves hitting the shore. The cool air...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    For as long as I remember, My earliest memory was flying or floating through the sky. I have a strong memory of being "guided" through a mist by "someone" and flying through the...
    fliconmigo fliconmigo 41-45, F Oct 6

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    I used to live in Brighton in the past I lived there possibly from (2000/2008) I fell in love with the city and thought that it was the most attractive and liveable city in the uk...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    My parents just told me I better stop listening to this kind of music (muse, radiohead, etc) because it's to depressive "for my age", and because I am just writing lyrics like this...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 20

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    Milk Thistle’s therapeutic benefits have been known since ancient times, in fact, as far back as the 4th Century B.C! Generations relied on this gentle, natural, but most...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    sometimes i wish i could just die with peace i am sick of this life you name it i have lost everything most of dreams get shattered recently heart broke i lost in love too too be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 1

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    I live for God because he has a job for me to do and I will do his will. I live for Jesus because he died for me so no I will live for him. I live for my angel because she have me...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Oct 1

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    Live and let live. Live your life and let others live theirs the way they want.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I never wanted to live... I'm just causing problems for everybody. I can't do anything right. I'm a failure. Now I know you don't think I can't do anything right but I'm freaking...
    alilight alilight 13-15, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    No Regrets - "Nothing is certain, except death and taxes." - Benjamin Franklin - We all know when our taxes are due, but none of us know when we will die. We could live to the...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    There’s a number of reasons why people live in sexless marriages, every married couple’s situation is different; you could talk to fifteen different couples and hear fifteen...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yup-live in the best city in the world-Perth, Western Australia. Most isolated city in the world. I love where I live-as I say "I love Perth-coz it's slow-like me". I love that...
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    you know..... not that long ago most people actually did live off grid. They lived on farms, ranches, and plots of land on the far outskirts of town. It was a big deal when one or...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Sep 23

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    Update. Last time I posted I was overwhelmed at how many responses I had. Some understood my struggle and some completely didn't get it. Reading it now I was pretty upset writing...
    2Blossom 2Blossom 46-50, F 15 Responses Sep 27

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    When it comes to my mental illnesses which are schizophrenia anxiety disorder depression and intrusive disturbed images thoughts and feelings sometimes even random words pop in my...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    When I was younger I was always underweight, I had no appetite and didn't eat enough. I was diagnosed with an eating disorder and put on an anti-dipresant. 3 months later I did a...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I used to live in one county and everyone there was nice and kind then when i was either 8 or 9 i can't remember my parents got divorced and i was moved to another county people...
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    Moved to Indiana at a young age. Have lived here for all but 5years of my life (left during college). Been raising my family and living here here ever since.Probably will live here...
    Husker97 Husker97 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I live in a town with the worlds largest bell. Has anyone got any idea where I live?
    goldieman goldieman 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Currently live in Seattle, WA but lived in San Jose, CA for my first 28 years.
    fiendforlife fiendforlife 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Currently lives in Singapore to study , but actually lived in Indonesia since my birth :)
    Saradomin Saradomin 18-21, M Sep 22

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    Every living thing was made by God and has a spirit. So whether it's scary, annoying, or unusual it has the right to live just like people do. People are scary, annoying and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    If you're giving your all to someone, and its not enough, you're giving it to the wrong person. I found an interesting quote the other day. I think it bears some reflection...
    LaoTzu LaoTzu 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 23

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    I want to live in a small village in Southern France because i've been going to the same spot every year since i was 6 for pur vacation,it feels like home. Unlike where I live now
    mich1998 mich1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    My younger brother and I had a conversation this evening while walking our dog and he doesn't know it but he saved me from doing something really stupid. First off I do not...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    I do believe certain people come into our lives, we might not understand why we have met them but they are there. Sometimes I think it was and is fate how they just walked into our...
    denaellis575 denaellis575 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I believe in past lives. More commonly seen as mpd. More often thought as something crazy people believe. Or if you believe people will get you in use you for what you are. A bunch...
    Godfather379 Godfather379 26-30, M Sep 26

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