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I Live In the Middle of Nowhere

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    We have to live life to the fullest because we only have such little time to live. 😘
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    Black Sheep Of The Family I have always felt like the black sheep of the family who just didn't live up to what was expected of me .I am the middle child and always felt out of...
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    I had something was happening in my life that is not part of this story that forced me to have to live in the ghetto, in a house full of 17 black men. This was what is also known...
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    I am thankful to live in this country. Today I remember all the people who have died for freedom I enjoy.
    Oliviaa92 Oliviaa92 41-45, F 19 hrs ago

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    I hate the area I live in I want to run away
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    i do. i have a certain life around my family and friends and kids. then this whole other life with my bf and sex and lifestyle. it hasnt been for a short amount of time its like...
    blackcherrybbw blackcherrybbw 36-40, F 1 Response May 3

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    i do. i have a certain life around my family and friends and kids. then this whole other life with my bf and sex and lifestyle. it hasnt been for a short amount of time its like...
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    the middle of my finger :)..
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    Middle school is all about girls hating over each other, unrequited crush, self-consciousness and the unbearable immaturity of some stupid assheads.
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