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I Love the Lake District

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    I've been to the Lakes a few times, it's the closest to wilderness there is in England, everywhere is becoming more and more manicured and tidied up, Great Gable is a personal favourite, walking the Lake District makes me feel alive, whether it be wet, cold, sunny or warm, a...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Childhood memories of going walking

    and camping, my dad would take me and my brother and my mum would have a few days peace! We would meet up with friends, walk on the fells all day, camp out, and generally have a great time. Then when I was older, staying with the same friends in a massive farmhouse near Keswick...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Lake Didtrict

    Has anyone ever made love in the open air in the Lake District?
    bill3738 bill3738 13-15 Oct 6, 2010

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    Silence

    I love the solitude, the quietness and the visual wonderment.
    hammy1815 hammy1815 46-50 Jun 3, 2008

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    Discovering the Lake District has made

    everything in my life better. I didn't really understand what people meant by a 'happy place' until I was there, all the trees, the mountains - the birds - the cleanness of the air. When I'm in the Lake District I feel everything more keenly. Even music sounds better. I get...
    garnet612 garnet612 22-25 Jan 14

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    I was kinda a city gal so I had never seen a lake. But when I saw one in PA it was so amazing just amazing
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I'm travelling with family at the moment having a great time in England in the Lake District, some truly breathtaking scenery, it's amazing sites such as these still exist :)
    JFergS94 JFergS94 18-21, M Jul 7

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    When I was a kid, in a tent, sleeping bag, rain lashing down in the Lake District, nothing better. The best of times. And getting up in the morning, even if it was still raining...
    midliferevelation midliferevelation 46-50, M Jul 7

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    Ok, money does a lot of good things. However, so often I see stressed out unhappy people. What do they have? Money, good amounts of it. Unfortunately they have to work their butts...
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    9 Facts About Lake Superior: 1. Lake Superior is actually not a lake at all, but an inland sea. 2. All of the four other Great Lakes, plus three more the size of Lake Erie, would...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    9 Facts About Lake Michigan: 1. In size, Lake Michigan ranks third among the Great Lakes, and sixth among all freshwater lakes in the world. 2. Lake Michigan is the only Great...
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    7 Facts About Lake Erie: 1. Lake Erie is the fourth-largest Great Lake in surface area, and the smallest in depth. It’s the 11th largest lake on the planet. 2. There is alleged...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M Jul 3

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    6 Facts About Lake Huron: 1. If not for the the Straits of Mackinac, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron might be considered one lake. Hydrologically speaking, they have the same mean...
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    5 Facts About Lake Ontario: 1. Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes in surface area, and second smallest in depth. It’s the 14th largest lake on the planet. 2. The...
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    I love muddy socks!! It started accidently, when I was about 11 yo. We spent our summers at our lake cottage in Wisconsin. At the east end of the lake there was a small pond whose...
    WSMGCO WSMGCO 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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      Brad Paisley - I'm Gonna Miss Her Lyrics Well I love her But I love the fish I spend all day out on this lake And hell is all I catch But today she met me at the door...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jul 17

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    True Story of Two Wisconsin Duck Hunters Heard on a Wisconsin Radio Station A guy buys a new Lincoln Navigator for $42,500.00 with monthly payments of $560.00. He and a friend...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Standing at the edge of a bluff over looking Lake Michigan, I listened to the rough pattern of waves hitting the soft sandy shore. I let the sound flow over me and smooth the...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I usually sneak out with my one friend and we go to the lake as walk along the lake and it's really nice cause we also go on the docks and lie down next to each other and just look...
    Car0lyn Car0lyn 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 20

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    I went down to lake this afternoon (Sat 19th) at flute lane park and witness some fellow get out of his vehicle and just run down the lane leaving me wonder why does he feel the...
    Canuck05 Canuck05 41-45, M Jul 21

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
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    I love being naked and skinny dipping. Although I have been swimming naked in some friends' and relatives' private pools, it has been quite a while I have been swimming in a more...
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M Jul 4

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    The best place in the world to be is my cabin in northern Minnesota. If you have never been there, you're missing out big time! It's so beautiful up there and wildlife is...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F Jul 10

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    So it's the first time we've been calling and not needed my wheelchair!!!! Felt so good to be able to actually walk around the lake again, just be outdoors and enjoy things. We...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    A Tortoise Races a Bear A tortoise and bear met one spring day at a lake. A polar bear agreed to referee their race around the lake. While the bear took the land route, the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Every summer I go up to a secluded lake in the Adirondacks, NY. Unfortunately the family members I go up with are not so enthusiastic about skinny dipping, so I have to sneak out...
    drune77 drune77 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Getting interested in the "Tiny House" movement. Small cabins or homes, which can be mobile (or not). Build yourself (or not) and extremely affordable. Just build a lake, plant...
    Micfly Micfly 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Does a really big puddle count? Saturday night after the bars closed my friends and I walked back to one of their houses and it was drizzling out. We were standing around on the...
    beckys501 beckys501 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    We'll more like the jungle without the snakes and alligators. But it raining all the time and hearing the exotic birds and the sound of a lake. That's my paradise!
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Dalia never showed me nothing but kindness She would say, "I know how sad you get And some days I still get that way, but it gets better It gets better, it gets better. Sweetie...
    LilNeko LilNeko 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What is the best kept secret Karate school in Sacramento and Elk Grove?School of the Tiger Martial Arts!! The school has amazing quality at a lower cost by instructing it's...
    JudyRaderchak JudyRaderchak 26-30, F Jul 1

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    A lorry containing Vicks vaporub has crashed on the M40. Police say there will be no congestion for up to 8 hours. A large hole has opened up on the main road through an old...
    WhiteKnight8060 WhiteKnight8060 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Just saw Dawn of the Planet of the Apes...EPIC!! See I just can't describe how I feel about these kinds of movies; naturally you want to root for the people but the way the apes...
    DrakeLineous DrakeLineous 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I went to Montreal for work with the owners and one of their sons.... the first night we went the boss told me I should go out with his son... so he called his son over and told...
    gottofindabalance gottofindabalance 26-30, M Jul 18

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    "Closer To Love" Mat Kearny She got the call today One out of the gray And when the smoke cleared It took her breath away She said she didn't believe It could happen to me I guess...
    DaylightAly DaylightAly 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Celestial expressions of love... see the heart-shaped impression? This is how I was greeted as I entered the path this morning. Oh! The celestial embrace is amazing... as if my...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Scotty McCreery - The Trouble With Girls Lyrics The trouble with girls is they're a mystery Something about em' puzzles me Spent my whole life tryna figure out Just what them...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Lovers dance when they're feeling in love, Starlight shining, it's all about us, It's all about us... And every heart in the room will know This is a feeling I've never felt but...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Lee Greenwood - God Bless The USA Lyrics If tomorrow all the things were gone I’d worked for all my life, And I had to start again with just my children and my wife. I’d...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I do love sailing and I have sailed for the last forty years. I write this from the forward cabin in my boat and later today I will take her out on the lake with my family and our...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I am blessed to have a home where my next door neighbor has an in-ground pool, and a vacation home on a lake. I love being in the water.
    bikegenius1 bikegenius1 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    My last project for English 12 was to remake a poem ( don't remember the author you can look up the original if you like. Its the same name) and well this is it, and it's also the...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Okay guys I went camping this weekend and the lake was amazing! It was so calm and murky I just fell in love with the scenery! I'm also posting one of the sunset later on.
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Maddie: Day:1 I met here yesterday at the rec center and immediately fell in love. She was so graceful and kind. I don't know how she feels about me. But I know that I really...
    TeenSpartan TeenSpartan 13-15, M Jul 22

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