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I Love Sitting Around a Camp Fire

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    Sittin' Round A Camp Fire

    Sittin' round a camp fire,Atmospheric,Love it,Tellin' yarns,Of days bygone,The camp fire in the evening,Nothin' like it.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 18, 2012

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    The Quite Calm Of A Camp Fire

    There is somthing in a camp fire that just sooth's the soul. To sit in the darkness and as nature make's all it's wonderful night time sound's and just sit and stare into a camp fire bring's peace to me. To watch all the tiny little spark's as they float into the air and...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    Girl Scout Camp

    For years I spent each week during the summer sitting around the campfire, mostly basking in the glow of the fire and sharing moments with close friends.  There is something about those fires that I cannot explain.  Mesmerizing, is the only word I can use to define it...
    tattookristy tattookristy 21-25, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2007

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    Perfect

    i usually think when i am around a fire everything is perfect. the smell of it very distinctive and if i smell it the memories come flooding back. the warmth of the fire tell me im safe for now. the crakling of the fire makes a symphony of the frog crokes and crickets singing...
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Couple Looking For Friends.

    My husband and I live near Troy MO and are looking for friends who have horses or like to camp, check out flea markets, antiques, unique stores, go to rodeos, horse shows, share travel, cruises, boating on area rivers, swap recipes, love plants, and have a good time.
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F Aug 24, 2013

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    I Love Sitting Around a Camp F...

    I love sitting around a camp fire, especially when I am with friends.  Sharing stories, laughing, eating SMores are highlights!!  Being alone with a camp fire is also very nice.  With a warm cup of cocoa and your thoughts....reflecting on the day...its pretty...
    Dknight Dknight 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    Never Gets Old... Always Something About It..

    When i was a child, and we went camping it was soo much fun sitting around the fire hearing ghost stories etc. And not being able to sleep that night.. :) But now that i'm older, i Love it even more. Camping, in the bushveld, at the farm. Sitting with a couple of friends, or...
    Ella06 Ella06 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    Relaxing

    The smell of the burning wood, a cold beer, friends and laughter. nothing more relaxing than that.
    Joyce904 Joyce904 26-30, F Dec 19, 2010

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    Amazing Things About Campfires

    1. the smoke from a campfire always seem to follow one person. 2. everone seem to think they poke the fire best, it is frustrating for those of us who can. 3.when you look into the flame of a campfire, you see light and dark, colores and their absence, materiality...
    direwolfj direwolfj 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    What's Your Favorite Thing to Do Around the Campfire?

    A campfire at night is an animation to watch.  The flames dance around in the dark night and under the far away stars.  Sometimes it glows under the moonlight.  It's tantalizing and invogorating.  It's mesmerizing and warms me.  Just to...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F Feb 20, 2008

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    Togetherness

    There is just something special about sitting around a campfire with good friends...something about that time that bonds you together in a very intimate way.  The light of the flames holding the dark and chill of the night at bay for just a little while...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    Ah

    I love to sit around a camp fire and roast marshmellows. Its so fun. I love the sound of the wood crackling, and the heat burning my face. I have a rather large rear end, so usually the front of me is warm and the back cold so I have to turn around and aim my a** at the fire. I...
    angelbutterflies angelbutterflies 21-25, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2008

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    I Agree......

    I just love campfires. Roasting marshmellows, having a few laughs with friends and family. It's peaceful.
    brat58 brat58 56-60, F Jul 19, 2009

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    I Love Camping... and Fire

    I love the outdoors... camping  is one of my favorite things to do. My kids and I go camping all the time... usually at the beach... none the less nothing is more enjoyable than sitting in the silence and letting you mind wonder and just think about nothing.....
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F Aug 11, 2009

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    Fun, Fun, Fun

    I love to sit around the camp fire and listening to it crackle and looking at the logs burning. To sit beside of the fire and listening to that and the creek or lake behind it and stars out just turns me on. The animals that are out there makes it more exciting when you are with...
    kiki1956 kiki1956 56-60, F Mar 20, 2012

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    Gthe Camp Fire Sets the Mood

    The the sounds of the fire burning, the smoke, the effect of the light on objects it illuminates are the ingredients for creating a good mood. This is why when I go camping with friends the best times are always had sitting around the campfire.
    k1nudey k1nudey 41-45, M Oct 21, 2008

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    Making Others Clean Up My Mess. Did They Know It Was Me?

    When I was a kid I attended a summer camp, and then I later worked as a counselor there. The camp was on the shore of a lake, and sometimes in the evening we would have a campfire (it was often a bonfire) that we would sit around. I worked there the summer that I was 19. I had a...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M Mar 27, 2011

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    The Smell of a Wood Fire.

                           Camp fires are great just watching the the glow is so mesmerizing. The smell of burning wood. The marshmallows the smores the mountain pies. So...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 35 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Outdoors

    i love to be outside... and camping to me is the greatest! and sitting around a campfire talking sharing is the greatest also! plus having sex next to the campfire tops all of it!
    angeldevon angeldevon 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2008

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    The Feeling of Intimacy It Creates

    there is something magical about sitting around a campfire, whether it is with family, old friends or new, or with someone you love--it creates such a sense of intimacy and togetherness!  Whether you are sharing laughter, telling stories, letting yourself just gaze into...
    classicrockcowgirl classicrockcowgirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    Sitting Around A Campfire

    I love sitting around a camp fire. It is fun to place my hands close to the fire, but not too close because it would burn my hands. It is also amazing to roast marshmellows. We, as in my family and their friends, would sing lovely songs around it too.
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M Jan 1, 2010

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    I Love The Smell Of A Campfire..

    i love hanging out by campfires,especaily at the cottage,but we sold ours..): thats the best part about giong upto the cottage tho!..nothing like it..(:  i have dreads and it seems to suck the campfire smell on me for days!..lol i love that
    ElectroMagneticForce ElectroMagneticForce 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    I Love A Fire In The Fall Evenings

    I just love a fire on them chilly fall evenings. There is nothing better in the world than your man , a nice cold beer and a wonderful fire. Tonight would be a lovely night.
    rosybud rosybud 41-45 Apr 29, 2011

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    There's Nothing Like It

    I've camped all my life and find that a roaring campfire is essential for having a great camping experience.  Sitting around a campfire with good friends or even by yourself is priceless. There's just something primeval and visceral about a campfire that...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 5 Responses May 21, 2009

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    I Love to Sit Around the Campf...

    I love to sit around the campfire, but we're not allowed back at Holiday Inn now.
    UncleDevilShow UncleDevilShow 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    Got Any Marshmallows?

    There is nothing like the warmth and glow of a crackling fire after a day of hiking!  And, it goes without saying that food tastes better when cooked lovingly over that fire.  Those potatoes buried and cooked under the glowing embers taste like nothing else on earth...
    Skiilah Skiilah 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Not A Bonfire, Just A Nice Romantic Camp Fire

    Warm enough you keep close to the one next to you but you don't have to shield your face from the heat. Crackling, charring, steaming. Throw another log on the fire. Well, not a log but some stout twigs. Although I remember one time at Starved Rock State Park in Illinois, back...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 6 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    Earning A Blue Norther . . . .

    Sleet and snow was coming down. Location? .... Wichita Mountains in Southwestern Oklahoma. 16 young scouts, two scoutmasters and a "Blue Norther". The boys had been looking towards the trip and I thought we could squeeze it in. Had my eye on the weather. Late Saturday afternoon...
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M Apr 19, 2013

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    It's hard to make bad memories

    while sitting around a campfire with good friends and some frosty brews
    badatusernames badatusernames 22-25, M Jan 22

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    Peace And Comfort

    I love hearth fires, of which campfires are a part. I love their warmth, their light, their smell, and I love the energy they bring out in me. Hearth fires settle me, entertain me and feed a very primal need. I love tending the flickering fire under tinkling stars. Rekinding the...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent 26-30, F Mar 2, 2012

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    Nothing Like a Camp Fire In The Mountains Or Forests...

    I find a lot of joy, peace and time to think clearly when sitting by a camp fire in the mountains, forests or near a lake. I love camping in throughout the Rocky Mountains, the Black Hills of South Dakota, the Northern Forests of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan or even being...
    mojoben mojoben 31-35, M Jun 3, 2013

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    I Love Sitting By A Campfire

    I love sitting by a campfire;but I wouldn't sit around a campfirein case I burn my balls.~hobo
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M Aug 10, 2013

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    So Much Better Than Tv

    That warm glowing light. The smell of amazing timbers. A crackle. A laugh. Edging closer, or rapidly moving away. The enticing smell of Roo cooking. Campfire stories (except those about my mother...) Countless stars above, barely perceptable tiny pinpricks, or hug and glowing...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2010

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    Love Camp Fires

    We have a leak somewhere in our gas line so there is no gas to cook with and I came home from work one night and my husband had a camp fire going. We set out under the stars and watched the fire burning and roasted hot dogs over the fire.  It was so nice and romantic...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 8, 2007

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    Mountains, Campfires, Stars

    I have lived in and around mountains most of my life. But beach, mountains or Hi Desert. campfires wake up something warm and primitive on the Warm Fuzzie scale. They tend to create a comradere in and of themselves. And food from smoores to coffee etc always tatses better. Well...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 8 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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    Mostly because I really love roasting

    marshmallows to that beautiful golden brown. The fire is pretty too though.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 8

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    I Do - But There's a Problem...

    I don't really like camping - had a traumatic camping experience when I was young while I was a Girl Scout!!  So, the idea of camping - really roughing it - not a very appealing thought. I think someday I would like to try it again BUT the rub - not with my...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2009

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    Can't Beat It

    it truly is a one of a kind experience.  if you haven't ever had the chance to just sit and relax around a campfire, i suggest you do so as soon as you can.  there's nothing like it....the heat of the fire, the slight chill of the night, the smell, the atmosphere....all...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    I love the warmth of the fire

    and the glow of the fire on everybody's faces in the dark. Sadly, I've only been to two campfires so far, though. The first time I went, I was pretty young but I enjoyed a lot nevertheless. The second one was more fun than the first but it ended all of a sudden when it began to...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Out in a field truck doors open

    and the radio turned WAY up. A cold chill in the air. A big fire going, good drinks flowing and close friends all laughing and telling stories. I can't imagine a more relaxing and enjoyable night.
    Addison87 Addison87 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    Fire & Dreams

    How long have we sat by the camp fire and told many a tale of hunting and battles.The shadows of light play in the distant of echo’s as the dream time comes closer.I look across at my brother and wonder if he will return from the battle across the river. The hands of sleep...
    Diamond2020 Diamond2020 41-45 Jul 20, 2011

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    It's Time To Revisit My Youth.

    When I was growing up there was nothing better then camping out. We would camp out in the wood's or somtime's it would just be sleeping out in either our's or one of my friend's back yard. Many memory's were made around the campfire. We would roast hotdog's on the end of a stick...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M Jun 1, 2011

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    Calm Seas and Campfires.

    We camped on a farm this year by the sea on the south coast. The coastal path ran right along the edge and the farmer left a massive pile of wood for us to make fires with. On the Saturday evening friends came down to stay and we lit the fire. We sat around watching the flames...
    Blackapple Blackapple 31-35 Sep 4, 2009

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    C a M P F I R E Song Song So Wont You Help Me Sing Along! By the Way That Was From Spongebob

    Ok well i love camp fires! so warm, toastie and the great out dores. Plus smores. Gota love them! yum! plus playing guitar infront of a fire is some how amazing. Plus the one you like holding them there looking them into there eyes and seing the reflection of the flames...
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    Sacrifice To The Wild Forces!

    Yes, many years ago I was out camping with my mates. As per usual we had a fair bit to drink. I was telling my mates about a ritual 'sacrifice to the wild forces'. Basically you just burn a piece of clothing, shirt, socks as a sacrifice. Anyway my mate decided this was...
    funguy1977 funguy1977 31-35, M Oct 25, 2012

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    Heat And Flame=utter Simplicity...

    A GOOD campfire with a good smokeless hardwood slowly burning, the coal bed glowing red and blue and the odd pop and crack of the escaping air is what every mesmerizing campfire should be. I could stare into a fire like that for hours, warmed by the glow and heat and entranced by...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 7 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    Some More.

    i don't really like marshmallows, chocolate, or gram-crackers, but when you add camp fire, i ******* love the stuff. really. what's better than sipping beer around a camp fire, with good music, and great company? maybe it's not the camp fire and i just LOVE camping in...
    lazyker lazyker 21-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2007

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    The Heart of Community

    A long time ago, I rented a room in a big old house in Dallas with a half acre for a back yard. There were about nine other people renting there, too. It was a hard time in Dallas, so everyone there was down on their luck. We built a pit...
    Pidgie Pidgie 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    I love the beach, sitting around a campfire and sharing stories & memories, spending time with my family, hanging out with my closest friends and laughing till it hurts
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love driving around on a fine beautiful day😊
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    Fire is awesome. If you have any kind of copper, add it to the fire. You'll get rainbow flames.
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    It's raw. It's wild. It's mesmerising. It's inviting. It can create and destroy. #fire Have always been attracted to it.
    Vigilant6007 Vigilant6007 26-30, M Mar 26

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    The flailing heat creating the dancing tails of light are just so mesemerizing. My affection for fire is not in the massively destructive power but in the great beauty of the...
    Ducky71nG Ducky71nG 26-30, M Mar 26

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    I like driving around at night. There's something about the street lights and the darkness that I love. And there's always the chance that you'll rub across someone doing the kinds...
    FletcherXian FletcherXian 36-40, M 19 hrs ago

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    I've lived in the city my whole life but I've always loved nature. Sometimes I wish I could just pack a bag, and go into the woods and walk until I'm tired. Or just lay down on...
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's just mesmerising to look at! It's awesome. Just don't touch it... xD
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F 5 days ago

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