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I Love Sitting Around a Campfire

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    For Karen

    Karen was the greatest person i have ever met even to this day. she was a tall red head with a temper to match but the sweetest most caring person you would ever want to meet.  years ago we use to sit by the fire in the back yard and talk about  boys, girls, cars, books we had...
    kattarrin kattarrin 22-25, F Mar 13, 2012

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    Best Thing About Camping

    If you go camping you must have a camp fire. Sitting around, chatting, drinking, cooking marshmallows and hotdogs. Throwing a new log on. Always needing to move because of the smoke. It's just fun being at a camp file.
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    I Love It So Much!

    I love the warmth, the stars, the bonding, and being able to sneak off with a special person in the woods. :)
    CassiaDream CassiaDream 18-21, F Apr 25, 2013

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    Especially when it's with a small group

    if good people. I love watching the flames and listening to the night sounds. It's so relaxing to me. Oh! And can't forget the marshmallows!
    pinkhatesu pinkhatesu 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Gypsy

      I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A GYPSY... The profile name I chose , was at random , or so my conscious mind told me , but I realize , it is not so , the more I delve into my past experiences and remember...I have always been a gypsy.  the road has always called to me...
    SWEETGYPSYROSE SWEETGYPSYROSE 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    Damn Marshmallows

    Especially the color of the flame at night. When the moon is brighter than usual and it makes the flames orange essence so sensitive to the eye. The one thing I hate about campfires is someone always brings the damn marshmallows, but only one bag. It's like..you really expect us...
    queer4clockwork queer4clockwork 18-21 Aug 26, 2011

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    At The Cottage

    I really love sitting around a campfire at night. Especially in the summertime up at the cottage. The smell of the air, the bright stars in the sky, and the company of great family/friends. There's usually lots of talking, laughing and telling of stories. Some of which I think...
    reallygoodperson reallygoodperson 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    Fire Therapy

    I have always enjoyed fires. Weather it be camping or the back yard. I feel it's one of the best therapies there is for stress relief.Plus the setting invites conversation, and you end up in a trance some times watching the flames dance around. And if you know which wood to use...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 10, 2011

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    Gazing Into Campfires

    HI. MY NAME IS ARCHIE. I'VE ALWAYS ENJOYED SITTING BY A CAMPFIRE, JUST GAZING INTO THE FLAMES, WHILE MY MIND DRIFTS AWAY INTO DEEP THOUGHTS. OR JUST TO WATCH THE FLAMES, THEIR BRIGHT REDS, ORAGNES, YELLOWS & BLUES. SEEING THE FLICKERING AMBERS FLOATING INTO THE NIGHT SKY...
    LITTLEBOYINSIDE LITTLEBOYINSIDE 41-45, M 1 Response May 3, 2012

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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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    jjmorrison jjmorrison 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Campfires Are Meaningful To Me.

    Whether it is a campfire in the backyard with friends or at our campsite with family, campfires are comforting. We talk, be silly, cook in Dutch ovens, roast marshmallowsand make s'mores, warm up, watch the flames, and sometimes fall asleep around the campfire.
    crosscountry98 crosscountry98 18-21, F Nov 25, 2012

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    The Warmth Of Fire, Family And Friends

    Many summer holidays and weekends of my youth were spent camping with my family. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins were always there, all in tents and small campers set around a fire. My grandfather, always needing to be in charge, tended the fire, keeping it going all...
    Kevieg Kevieg 46-50, M Mar 10, 2013

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    I Love Campfires

    I think there's nothing better than sitting around a campfire having a good conversation with friends,roasting marshmallows,hotdogs or making smores.  
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Mesmerizing

    Something about the embers glowing is mesmerizing to me. I can get lost in thought for hrs. just staring , feeding ,and poking at it. Whether at the lake,in the firepit on the deck,or the fireplace inside in the winter.It's a great way to relax ..
    Peterbilt1955 Peterbilt1955 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2012

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    My Campfire Years - A Set Of Short Stories

    Camp fires...some of the best years of my life have been spent staring endlessly into the flames of a campfire. When I lived in my Tee Pee, staring at the flames and feeling the warmth on my face used to put me to sleep every night, and I think its the best meditation...
    MusicMouse MusicMouse 56-60, M 25 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    There Is Something Primal About It

    There is something ancient and primal about building a fire, and gathering around it.  Some of the closest and most beautiful moments Ive had with my friends have been around a fire we built. My friend Peyton and I usually build it together, no accelerants and usually no...
    peenor peenor 18-21, F Nov 5, 2009

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    stickinme5755 stickinme5755 56-60, M Jun 17

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    I Like To Feel The Heat On My Face.

    I can sit and stare at the flames of a campfire all night. I like to poke the fire around with a stick and keep everything burning. A small steady fire is perfect. You can get close and stay warm while you talk with your campmate about whatever comes up. Camping and campfires...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 10 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    Campfire

           I love sitting around a campfire with my friends, feeling the warmth of the       fire. The smell of the wood burning,and crackling of the fire. With the stars       sparkling over head, like diamonds in the night sky .Crickets singing us       there...
    Greeneyes21 Greeneyes21 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Campfire Frenzy

    Had a camp fire sunday night, when something gave me a f@#kn fright, i turned around, ****!, dropped my sprite! and all it was..........all it was............hhhmmmm! ...... This is the story of my life, not good at finishing! :/
    Mimolatta Mimolatta 46-50, F Sep 4, 2013

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    Feels Like Summer

    There are few things that really feel like summer has arrived, but I think a campfire is my number one thing, followed closely by firing up the grill for the first BBQ of the season, hearing the crack of fireworks, having a cold beer just as it's starting to get dark, when it's...
    lacedup77 lacedup77 26-30, M Jun 11, 2012

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    Everything Fades Away

    I don't know what it is about fire, especially a campfire, but I get lost in it. Everything just goes out of my mind. It's really peaceful.
    L96Arctic L96Arctic 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    Good Times

    Some of the best times in my life were around camp fires.  Songs, skits, holding someone under a blanket.  Quite music or just quite.  Miss it. 
    Beach6 Beach6 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Fire

    i love to sit around a campfire and just watch the flames dance. which is not all ways a good thing for me because i also like to play with fire. i get memorized by the movement of the flames. which is annoying to who ever im with at the time because i tend to drown them out when...
    latidoll latidoll 26-30, F 1 Response May 13, 2011

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    Once Before

    And I loved it. Not really because everyone was there, but because it was dark and cold outside and the firelight was so soothing, relaxing. I love a campfire, its just so great. A small light in the darkness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    I'm sitting around the campfire right

    now with my mom singing songs could life be any better!!!! :)
    stonerdimitri stonerdimitri 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Love Camp Fires

    Went camping last week up to LochLochearnhead last weekend. We were singing round camp fire, we had a ball!! xx
    star26 star26 26-30, F Jun 22, 2010

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    Fireside

    I love sitting by a camp fire just listening to the sounds around me. I love wating the fire dance and eat up the wood. I like the vivs colors of the red hot embers in the car and the sound and crackle of the fire
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    As a geology and physics major, there's nothing i love more than sitting around the fire drinking beer and talking about the scientific processes of the world with some friends and...
    megalan megalan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Ah there's nothing like sitting around a fire pit in your backyard roasting marshmallows & enjoying them with a Starbucks americano coffee
    baraccio baraccio 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Sitting around the fire drinking beer was a hell of a night last night
    dholley8790 dholley8790 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Zac Brown Band- Country Fried. Cold beer on Friday night around a campfire with it around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. That's the perfect night for me
    Bwi77 Bwi77 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    It has been awhile since I went camping but there is something about sitting next to a roaring campfire looking at the clear sky and the millions of stars you can't see cause of...
    galdran galdran 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    So glad the campfire ban has been lifted in our area!! And just in time for the Labour Day weekend!!
    pandora1357 pandora1357 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Buzzed sitting by the fire what a great night I love camping so much leaving tomorrow that's when all the stresses of life come back this creates such a false sense of reality you...
    stonerdimitri stonerdimitri 13-15, M Aug 23

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    This is the life....... Sitting by my self love the night. 😊
    Bettyjb Bettyjb 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always zone off while sitting by the fire... It's kinda creepy
    emotionalyana emotionalyana 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    Have you ever had that experience where your sitting down with you friend at a camp fire and start a conversation were he starts to brag about havering a girlfriend and then at...
    CezarQuezada1 CezarQuezada1 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    The bush TV. All can sit around it mutually mesmerised in the comfort and proximity of other humans while deep in the privacy of their own thoughts.
    thataussiebloke thataussiebloke 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I would love to experience that
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I live in mj hop to get a good girl just got in here love to hang out jo
    josephkeeler josephkeeler 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Especially when it is cold outside and the warmth of the fire draws us in, gets rid of the chill, warms us up, with a few good friends, some hotdogs and s'mores :)
    Rockmaple Rockmaple 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Take me out camping, keep me safe and spoil me with s'mores as we stargaze & skinny-dip too if possible... Then I will be fine and dandy ;)
    wastedglory wastedglory 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    One of my favorite things that I never do is camp!
    Mad1428 Mad1428 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Somehow feels so romantic especially in the presence of nature xo
    xox0xox xox0xox 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I can't wait to go camping & caving Labor Day weekend!!!
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Yup especially during winter & summer nights:)
    penayolisma penayolisma 13-15, F Aug 23

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    Is their anything more relaxing ? A cool fall night .. A nice hot fire .. Some great friends good music beer and weed ??? Awe yes that's the good stuff my darlings !!!
    NoTuRtYpE78 NoTuRtYpE78 36-40, F 13 Responses Aug 24

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    I've always been the cowgirl type. I was raised on a farm, worked everyday of my life so far! My family always has this big bonfire the first day of fall! Me and my brother always...
    xbayani xbayani 13-15, F Aug 25

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