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I Live In the Middle of Nowhere

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    No Stoplight In a One Horse Town- Photo

    Here is a photo I took here last night,this is the entire town!   peaceout
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 29 Responses Dec 9, 2007

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    Too much country!

    I live about 60 miles away from the closest big city in both directions. I live in boring, flat Kansas. My husband and I moved out here from Washington for a lower cost of living. Unfortunately, I feel like we've given up a lot to move out here. I only have 8 neighbors and wheat...
    FortuneCookies FortuneCookies 26-30, F 1 Response May 17, 2011

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    I Used To Live In The Middle Of Nowhere

    I used to live in the middle of Nowhere practically my whole life, till I finally left "nowhere". I moved to a huge city after my divorce and have felt a million times better...though I do miss the quiet mornings and evenings. You have to keep busy living "nowhere"..I tried, my...
    Reinette3 Reinette3 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    Middle O' Nowhere, Nb

    There's, like...nothing to do in this town. The only reason why I'm here is because I work at the call centre five minutes' walk from here. (It's a call centre company whose purpose is to provide work to rural areas, basically.) It's quite boring. I wish I was living in Miramichi...
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M Dec 3, 2007

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    So Lonely

    I live on a dirt road, in a house surrounded by woods on all four sides. There is no kid my age for a mile around. I have few friends and the ones I do, live practically an hour away so its not like I can walk over and say hi to them. In all the books I read people always live in...
    AuGolden AuGolden 16-17, F Jun 14, 2013

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    And The Worst Part Is I Am The Un-proud Owner Of Nowhere :(

    I live on 5.5 acres of property. the Road is owned by 3 other neighbrs and myself. They all have no less than 6 acres. So we are like a tribe of nowhere nomads. We live off well water, septic, own chickens, goats, dogs, & cats. All the kids back home would consider this the dream...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    No Stoplight In a One Horse Town....

    I am bi-coastal.Have small nests in California and Kentucky. Here in California I live in a "town" with a population of 200. I live on the banks of Rattlesnake Creek in the Sierra Nevada Mountains In Kentucky...my cabin is located way back in the "holler". Am...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 9 Responses Dec 8, 2007

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    Yeeeah

    500 people, no busses after 7 pm weekdays and no busses on the weekends at all. I rode to school by bus 35 minutes every day. Friends of mine who were living next to the school had to get up at 7:15. I had to get up at 6:15 because I had to walk to the bus stop, take the bus...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2007

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    About 3 houses up the street from me there is a house where drugs are being sold daily. This used to be a really nice part of town until they moved in. Now there are cars coming...
    joelpolaris joelpolaris 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    A more accurate title for this post would probably be that I've lived in a few different haunted houses. Even now we have an entity in our kitchen who we jokingly call the Fridge...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter if immigrants and I had lived...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I find reading about poverty very informative; I can't get enough documentaries about poverty. I'm not sure why... Finally I realized I should post about my experience growing up...
    paiste13 paiste13 31-35, M Mar 22

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    I live with my boyfriend's family in a nice house on a beautiful tree farm. It sounds great but I couldn't be more miserable. I can't go back to my parent's house... I feel like I...
    imnotsierra imnotsierra 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I just want to advise all people of Color especially Asians and Arabs who are assumed Muslims by white people Be very careful with white people as a lot of them have turned...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I am 22 and I was brainwashed into going to the local university which is okay ranked after being accepted into a much better school. My parents have brainwashed and controlled me...
    wfurlow2 wfurlow2 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Living to the fullest... This most mean different things to different people. I know my b/f really enjoys the adrenaline stuff and bless him for it. That is nowhere near anything I...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F Apr 8

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    If you live in lethbridge please message me even if you go to Wilson middle school
    diaperlover789 diaperlover789 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    i dont want to die nor do i want to live. neurotic is my middle name.
    notlostnotfound notlostnotfound 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    After reading stories written by Khaled Hosseini, mostly based on the harsh realities and day-to-day struggles of the people in the Middle East (mainly Afghanistan), I can only...
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F Apr 3

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    They're back from their trip. Boo! Here comes the constant noise and coughing and fridge forging in the middle of the nite. One more month and I'll be free.
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My sister is 8 years older and my brother is 3 years younger. When I was born my sister was very disappointed I wasn't a boy so wanted nothing to do with me unless it was to make...
    unme1 unme1 56-60, F Mar 27

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    My middle name is Dakota because I have Cherokee blood in me
    SupersayianGod SupersayianGod 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Being a middle child isn't easy. You aren't the oldest so you don't get all the responsibility, but you also aren't the baby, the one who gets all the good attention. No, I was...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Apr 8

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    Soft and chewy in the middle O.O XD By ******* gawd o.o
    EmbraceTheEVIL EmbraceTheEVIL 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I Love Sacramento (place I live) Because every thing to us is a So close and a Short Drive.. with the Beach, and San Fran, 2 hour dive west of us. and the Mountains, Snow, Reno...
    Micheael Micheael 26-30, M Mar 18

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    Death in the dark mirror This will be the possible title of a fictional story that I'm working on but part of it will be based on personnel life's events that have taken place in...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm not sure why I feel that way. I mean, I have my ups and downs, successes and failures. I'm only human, after all. But it is a feeling I simply can't escape. I chose to strive...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    If life is truly given to us just once and after that there's nothing only black emptiness in which our whole essence disappear.... Then shouldn't we use this gift of life wisely...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I continue - L. Bush (my aunt) Everyday I get up and do the same things I did when I was well. I feed that cat, I make breakfast for our son and watch him go off to catch the bus...
    saraann838 saraann838 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    It's not much of a ghost story but... I know someone who's uncle lived in a small house only FEET away from the cemetery in the center of the next town over where I live. That...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I made a Promise to God. 'If I live through this surgery I have renewed lease on life and I will use it if you still have use for me on this earth.' I lived. It was the scariest...
    michnn michnn 41-45, F a week ago

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    I don't particularly hate the place itself, so much as I hate living here. I live in a medium-large city in SW England, and as far as larger cities go, it is actually one of the...
    SonOfSartre SonOfSartre 36-40, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am planning on moving to another country that is more like home to me then where I am now. it is hard to explain but it is like a pull towards the direction of hardship yet...
    XeniaFedmov XeniaFedmov 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    its so hard living simple in this complicated world where you feel a thing is right and everyone else wanna make it wrong. We seek answers; why am living, who am I, why am I from...
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have lived with someone now for 8 years, I am not sure why i have stayed , well maybe that is not entirely true, at this point I stay because I have basically worked worked for...
    CJrand CJrand 46-50, F Mar 21

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    Live life like there's no tomorrow🙌 life live to the fullest & don't look back keep going forward😌❤️
    unknown3Xo unknown3Xo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm not telling exactly where I live bc this is the internet and there are psychos, perverts murderers and rapists but I live about 10 hours away from NYC
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I lived in Kenya for a year when I was 19. I miss it terribly and would do anything to go back. I felt more at home there than all the places I have ever been and or lived. I miss...
    CreatingChristi CreatingChristi 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I like living alone, although i'm not entirely alone as I have 2 cats. I have always had to look after my Mum, Dad, and brother and it's good now that my brother is older he has...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I think I now must know why I get treated badly in the uk because I'm viewed as a bloody foreigner who shouldn't even be living in the uk and I shouldn't have any rights but I'm a...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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