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I Love Lakes

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    Serenity. ... - Serenity. That is what I think of when I see a lake. On a calm day, when the wind isn't blowing, and the water is so still. Sitting under the shade of a willow tree...
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F Aug 9, 2007

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    Tranquil - I love how peaceful they are, how they always seem calm. When I was younger we had a school trip to this place where they had a lovely lake, Bala I think it was called...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Nov 12, 2007

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    I Live In Michigan I Have Too - In MIchigan it is said you are 5 miles or less from a body of water, lake river Etc. I love the lakes for all the activities there are. Kayaking...
    Mejoe Mejoe 41-45, M Jun 4, 2012

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    I Grew Up Around Lakes. ... - I grew up around Lakes. Camping, fishing and swimming in them. I love the outdoors
    breezy breezy 21-25, F Jan 13, 2007

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    In Muskoka Ontario - I have been to Muskoka many times. It is a wonderful cottage region in Ontario, Canada. There are over 900 lakes in this region. My favorite is Lake of Bays...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 26, 2011

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    Glazed Sheets - What would Jung say about 'lakes'?..Whatever it is, I probably wouldn't care -I love a lake just the same.
    BreezyPockets BreezyPockets 26-30, F Aug 19, 2012

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    Lakes - Lakes,Beautiful,Love the sight,At sunrise,Sunset,The colors,Magnificent.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 2, 2011

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    Very Peaceful! - When I go to a lake near me, I just sit on a bench and enjoy the view. So calming and relaxing to me! Eric
    usaone usaone 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Yes I Do - Lakes are a great place to spend some time. You can swim, fish, boat, canoe, kayak, jet ski, tube or what ever. The size of the lake determines what you can do but lakes...
    hey123you hey123you 41-45, M 1 Response May 28, 2011

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    My favorite place in the whole city is the lake near my granny's house! When I was a kid, me and my cousins would go there and talk about stupid little things (ghosts, toys, etc...
    dUnknown1 dUnknown1 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I Am A Lake Person - Unfortunately I live by a beach. I'm totally not a beach person, never was. Sure if theres a nice long beach to walk on and look for shells or just enjoy...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F Nov 23, 2011

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    I Haven't Been to Many ... - I haven't been to many lakes.  The one I remember visiting most often was Lake Erie.  Lake Erie is polluted and cold.  The beaches...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F Jan 13, 2007

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    I live across the street from one of the most beautiful lakes in California. One of the best views I could ask for: lake, mountains, forest.
    LassieontheLam LassieontheLam 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I Sank Down, It Got Cold And Dark. - Damn it. Some of these lakes are really deep. I told my friends that I could touch the bottom but as I sank i thought that maybe I couldn't. I...
    Herbseeker Herbseeker 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    I Live On a Lake - Hi, I am new. I hope no one hates me, but I live on a lake. I am so lucky. I have had some difficult times in my life. The thing that kept me going was my...
    Cassandra Cassandra 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2007

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    Leamington Spa - This year I visited Leamington Spa. The picture in my profile is the river in the town centre. I think it's great. I can't wait to return in the new year.
    sparklekid sparklekid 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2007

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    Peering Out The Window Upon Lake Erie - Calm Beautiful Raging during the storm I love the lake Watching the full moon's reflection dancing upon the dark waters as All my dreams...
    misery22 misery22 36-40, F Jul 20, 2012

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    I Love Lakes More Than Pools And Beaches - this is because pools make me feel like im in a big toilet. beaches i hate because i cant stand the salt water, low tide is rediculous...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    I Love Lakes. ... - I LOVE lakes. I grew up in Jindabyne, and there we have a massive lake. They are gorgeous!m They are so fresh and clean...and you don't have to worry about...
    ajhowie84 ajhowie84 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2007

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    Memories - The smell of a lake in spring, the sounds of the animals at night, it all brings back so many good memories.  An amazing kiss, camping with my best friends in the...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 1 Response Jun 18, 2008

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    Beautiful - I like the fact that the have lots of wild life and are beautiful to walk round. i just love water.
    LittleLostQueen LittleLostQueen 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    Lifeline To The Lake - As human beings, we gravitate towards that which we know, understand, feel and always towards that which we recognize. A lake is an extension of the water...
    naomimantra naomimantra 46-50, F Jul 4, 2010

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    Last Nights Swim - One of those clearest of nights....went down to the lake, lit a fire in the ring of stones I put together many years ago....jumped in the lake a few times (love...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    For the History Buffs ...... - Loch Ness sits in the great Glen a geological fault which splits Scotland in half . Twenty four miles long and 759 feet  ...
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Amazing Summers - There's a lake in the country I'm from, called Issyk Kul. I go there with my family, or friend, every single summer. The meaning of Issyk Kul is hot lake. It got...
    dasha314 dasha314 13-15, F Jul 29, 2012

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    The Sound of Water Striking the Shore - I love lakes and the sound of the water softly slapping against the shore, the land meeting the water and neither is absorbed by the other...
    Raibeart Raibeart 51-55, M May 2, 2008

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    It's A Great Experience - I love lakes. I live in southern California, a short drive away from several lakes. However, I don’t always get the opportunity to visit them. Life...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 22-25, F Nov 16, 2010

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    Lake George, New York - In upstate New York lies one of the most incredible lakes I've ever visited: Lake George. It hosts some of the clearest cleanest water I've ever swam or...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    Ya - Land of the 10,000 lakes, baby. Actually: Minnesota is known as The Land of 10,000 Lakes, but the official count of lakes more than ten acres in size is actually more than...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Oct 12, 2008

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    I Don't Really Love Nor Ha... - I don't really love nor hate lakes. From one stance, I think they can be beautiful sights to see, especially when sunlight hits them just right...
    Distanced Distanced 16-18, M Jan 13, 2007

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    Good Moments - When i was a little girl i use to pretend that i was a fish in a big lake and that my mommy was gonna find me there. I always had good memories at a lake even if the...
    gentlyyours gentlyyours 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Play - I like to play on lakes. Wake boarding, jet ski-ing, inertubing, swiming, party boat-ing it!
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    Up North - Every summer we go to our cabin up in Crivitz, I just love it up there. Anyways, Im always the first one in my lake and the last one out, its a small lake but I still...
    iloveschoultzki iloveschoultzki 22-25, F Apr 22, 2012

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    So Natural. - I love god's creation of lakes. So beautiful and serene. Love to boat on them and fish swim  as well...............
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 12 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    Up North - My in-laws have a cozy 3 bedroom, 4 season cottage in the northwoods of Wisconsin. I have been going up there quite often since my wife and I got married, 24 years ago...
    marhog marhog 46-50, M Aug 5, 2012

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    Minnesota Life - I grew up on a lake and everything about was amazing. Many a nights I would sit at the end of my dock and just think. I always believed that the best lesson is...
    nickyb33 nickyb33 18-21, M Oct 13, 2013

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    Summer Pleasures - I live in an area with a lot of lakes within an hours drive.  Most are accessable from wood roads, and are owned by large paper companies, so that they are...
    canoeguy canoeguy 66-70 3 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    My Love For Lakes - since i was as young and as i can remember i have always loved lakes. so picturesque and so many things you can do, play, walk, fish, ride boats, swim etc. im a...
    crafterkim crafterkim 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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    Love Fresh Water - I could go the rest of my life and never visit an ocean again.  Give me the cool crisp clean clear water of a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains and...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    Lake Anna - Lake Anna is a man made lake complete with paved sidewalks and a place in the shallow end for the children to swim in the Summer. Swans live there and ducks and geese...
    fightn4me fightn4me 46-50, F Apr 22, 2012

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    Therapeutic Waters - I am lucky for I live near the Great Lakes and so many other inland lakes. When warm weather approaches, it becomes my great escape. The water calls to me...
    keeva keeva 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Tranquil - I love how nice BIG lakes are. There aren't really that you can get to around here unless you head toward the Arizona border, but they're gorgeous. There is a little...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 22-25, F Jun 8, 2008

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    Nothing So Lovely - There is nothing so lovely as a quiet little lake.  For about 7 years of my life I lived by a beautiful lake.  I loved it so much I would go down to...
    shadowgirl shadowgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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