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I Love Sitting Around a Campfire

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sitting around the camp fire is

    so relaxing with a nice beer or glass of wine, cheers :-)
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 7

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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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    stickinme5755 stickinme5755 56-60, M Jun 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jjmorrison jjmorrison 13-15, F Jul 13

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sitting around a nice campfire with friends or family telling stories and jokes, watching the mesmerising flames swirl around, feeling the warmth from it and looking up at the...
    eking18 eking18 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    It is so relaxing sitting around a campfire with family and friends. Put another log on the fire and keep on talking.
    fishin4eyes fishin4eyes 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 6

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    There is something mesmerizing about watching fire. Roasting hot dogs and marshmallows, making Smores never gets old. Almost everything tastes good, when you are camping. BSing...
    Luvhugeuptop Luvhugeuptop 46-50, M Oct 10

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    Sitting around the camp fire is so relaxing with a nice beer or glass of wine, cheers :-)
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M Oct 7

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    Ahh campfires....makes me think of fall, toasting marshmallows, cuddling with your bf, camping, leaves changing, pumpkin pie! Yum. I love fall. 🍁🍃🍂🌿
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    A campfire! So good for the mind. I call it the great escape. Laugh joke or just talk serious, there's nothing better. Love it!
    mistylovinglife mistylovinglife 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 2

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    I was a city kid. The first campfire I ever saw was when I was with the Boy Scouts. It was in Kettle Moraine, Wisconsin. I had never seen that many stars in the sky before. I...
    biincloset biincloset 46-50, M Oct 5

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    It only happened once and it was a field trip and we slept over there for 3 days and we had a campfire. It was one of the best time of my life
    liajip liajip 13-15, F Oct 10

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    I have always loved tint camping and campfires or bonfires and its the time if year for them
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 11

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    (sigh), some of my favorite memories from being a kid were at a campfire.
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Camping is extremely fun, I love to camp and when you get a good nice fire going you can get everyone to sit around the fire and tell stories and get to know each other. I love it...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Bought a new ukelele today, can't wait for another night around the fire with just me, my friends and a few drinks.
    TaleOfTwoMinds TaleOfTwoMinds 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    For some reason it just makes me feel loved by nature in the most calming way.
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I had a good experience fishing today. (Real fish, just in case there is confusion using general terms). We went to a mountain creek early in the morning. 5 AM We got 5 trouts and...
    Serenita1 Serenita1 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Just wish I could find "the one" to enjoy it with!
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I wanna have a real bonfire on the beach, all my friends gathered cooking s'mores and marshmallows telling ghost stories and then falling asleep under the stars
    GuyWhoLovesGirlsAndGuys GuyWhoLovesGirlsAndGuys 16-17, M Sep 30

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    I'm 'a sittin' by the fire, Burnin' like a deep desire, Cookin' marshmallows and chicken,too... But who the hell eats chicken alongside marshmallows? I don't like this anymore,so...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    i enjoy that a lot in winter. it is a relaxing thing and brings back fond memories.
    MicheleTaylor MicheleTaylor 51-55, T 1 Response Oct 10

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    S'more,cigars,beer,...and animals in that speak to you all through the night as the fire crackles. <3
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 7 Responses Oct 11

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    Really hope I can get a burn going after work tomorrow night, I could use some tranquility....
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    there ant nothing like a camp fire and being with ppl u like to be with some one getting drunk they got to go if they are at my camp good clean fun