I Love Listening to the Sounds of Life

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    Sound Check

    Coffee grinding.  Children playing.  Cheers at a sporting event.  The sounds of a race track.   The ocean hitting the shore.  A screen door slamming.  Water trickling down a rock wall.  A canoe paddle breaking through the water. ...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    60 Responses Jun 18, 2008

    Mark It!

    The first sign of spring is the song of the redwing. I heard it here, at noon today, March 8!  They seem to be arriving with the fog.
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    9 Responses Mar 8, 2010

    Peaceful Tuesday Morning

    I've awoken to a glorious and peaceful winter morning.  We've been getting squalls of lake effect snow for the past several hours and there is a fresh powdery dusting blanketing the landscape, and muffling the sounds of this small town coming to life for the day. ...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Feb 16, 2010

    A Nod to Nancy Drew

    Nancy, you mentioned last week that you'd heard the song of the red wing.  At first, I figured you must have been mistaken, for springtime seemed as far off as a distant shore.  Yet, in the fading light of Saturday's gloom, I found myself high on a ridge in the...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2009

    The Still of the Night

    Yesterday, the cold front finally edged its way into my parts, as if it were a reminder that summer has yet to arrive.  Local on the 8's was showing overnight lows in the 40's in the last few moments of gazing at the blue glow from my bed before pressing the...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    6 Responses May 29, 2009

    Me

    i love to laugh sooooooooooooooooooo much
    mjsupport mjsupport
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    February 9th 2009 Sounds

    The tinkling of melting crushed ice in a cocktail glass; the whirr of the fan in the pc; fat freakish February rain drops tapping away at the skylights above me; the oh too audible clicking of the keys on the board before me; the weather channel announcing its weather on the 8's...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2009

    Sounds of Life

    One of my favorite things to do is to go places and just listen and look.  Like going to the mall, parks, Kids playgrounds or just sitting in my backyard especially first thing in the morning drinking my coffee and listening to the birds, crickets, even the dogs...  I...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace
    41-45, F
    Jun 19, 2008

    Sounds

    I love the simple sounds of life...like music to my ears Rain falling, thunder, lightening cracking wind blowing through the trees, birds chirping and singing, kids playing and laughing in the distance Just sitting back and really listening to the sounds around is so calming...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    36-40
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    Early Retirement

    People in my family say that they can't stand to be at home, they have to be kept busy. I can understand that, and I too like to be kept busy, but I also enjoy listening to the birds, my husband is teaching me this. I never used to do this before. But now I do. we will just sit...
    Tigger1 Tigger1
    51-55, F
    Jun 22, 2008
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