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I Love the Mountains and the Ocean

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    From The Slopes To The Beach On The Same Day

    I'm very fortunate to live where I do. The mountains are close by & the beach is even closer.  A couple of friends and I came up with the idea to go skiing and then go swimming in the ocean on the same day.The 3 of us stayed at my friends house in the mountains for the weekend...
    Gyummy Gyummy 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    Between The Two.

    I have to have myself evenly distributed between the two. My dad says there's a big lake or something in Wisconsin that's like an ocean that if I ever wanted to move there it would probably work. If I remember what he said right. lol We talked about so many places that it kind of...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    I Love Both!

    I love the mountains!  In the summer everything is green, alive and full.  You can smell the earth, the flowers, the animals, the life all around you.  You can walk and walk and never see another person.  In the fall the leave start turning and falling and it...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Almost There

    Where I live the mountains are visisble, but distant.. and the beach, well it's not exactly beautiful, more like kinda flat and boring, and the water is far from clear. It's also not very secluded at all lol. The beach here backs onto the town, there's nowhere to shelter from the...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    Home

    I live on the Oregon coast, so I got the ocean to side and mountains to the other and there's no other way I'd have it. I love the fresh air, the sound of the waves beating the coast and how green the land is. I love going to the mountains in the summer to camp, love hiking. I've...
    Alprazolam Alprazolam 18-21, F Dec 3, 2012

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    Tropical Paradice

    You owe it to yourself to visit a tropical beach at least once in your life.The water is so much cleaner.
    topside50 topside50 46-50 1 Response Feb 28, 2009

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    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Aug 25, 2014

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    Snow and Sand

    Every year I try to go to the beach and to the mountain skiing.  This year I went to Destin, Florida for the beach and Sugar Mountain to go skiing.  I plan on visiting Colorado one day for skiing and mountain viewing.  I also visited Grandfather Mountain in NC very...
    infowoman infowoman 36-40, F Feb 27, 2009

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    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    Watching myself get stronger.

    .. Watching the wind swish past my ears As I take the final lap and run fast into A future so uncertain and I don't care anymore Feeling the strength course through my veins As i jump off the cliff finally, no bothering to look down More concerned about now, just me and the...
    BlueTheWarrior BlueTheWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    The ocean is like my second home. Every year my family and I go to the same beach and spend about two weeks there. I am familiar with the beach so my parents generally don't worry...
    InsaneWeirdo InsaneWeirdo 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I could walk along the ocean all day. My uncle and aunt own a beach house and I used to love to wake up and see the waves of the ocean. I would walk outside and smell and hear it...
    riverz riverz 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Upon first sight of the ocean, my heart beats faster. Then as I get closer I feel butterflies in my tummy. The smell of the salt water brings a feeling of joy. The sound of...
    Ohwright Ohwright 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    i just love it! the ocean give me some answers that i didnt know. i love watching ocean and thinking about life.
    sincos sincos 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Beach Day Trip. One day last week my mother took my sister and I for a day trip to our local beach. Mom is a school teacher and is off of work all summer with us. Which is great...
    NudiSuzie2 NudiSuzie2 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Another magical day closing . I sit and gaze out my window at the still shimmering glassy water . The surface is broken by the kiss of a gentle zephyr or the flap of the wings of...
    roes55 roes55 56-60, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Thank you VERY MUCH LADIES!!!. Ok so my usual work out is riding my bicycle to the beach, swimming and then riding back home. The weather is beautiful today so off I go. Well...
    samhart1 samhart1 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Nothing like paddling out early in the morning, words cannot describe how relaxing it is.
    pandaoreo pandaoreo 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    The ocean was and is my first love ... She excites me , she fascinates me , she scares me , comforts me and is my solace when's soul is heavy :) I live but a mere 30 ft from her...
    roes55 roes55 56-60, F 14 Responses 3 days ago

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    i live in Florida but the ocean is like 2 hours away from where i live. i want to move to miami so bad. i just love walking in the mornings and just setting there. hopefully...
    ocala1992 ocala1992 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The ocean has always been like a siren drawing me to it. It calms my spirit and awakens my soul.
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Got out to the beach early this morning and enjoyed the peace and quiet before the tourist rush took over. After that the entertainment was watching parents screaming at their kids...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There's nothing quite like getting up before sunrise, brewing my coffee, and going to the beach, watch the sunrise and listen to all nature play in unison like an orchestra(before...
    DidISayThat69 DidISayThat69 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was blessed with a massage therapist for close to 2 years who was a true healer, a Shaman by birthright. He learned my body; he adapted to my particular needs. I suffer from a...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    If you wanna know how far my love can go Just how deep, just how wide If you wanna see how much you mean to me Look at my hands, look at my side If you could count the times I say...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Looks like I will be getting the second chance to move back to the coast. I have been talking to a new Resort on the island and we seem to be closing on a deal. It will be nice to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    So much so that I don't live in one. Ultimately the thought process of managing to get that all set up and projecting the ways of getting there... Is mind boggling boring, why are...
    PylonsAreDangerous PylonsAreDangerous 26-30, M Jun 29

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    “HOLD YOUR POSITIONS!” the Captain yelled, but his men were unable to obey. Waves thrashed violently back and forth, and now there were only a few minutes between their...
    TheCuttlefish TheCuttlefish 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    it relaxes and puts to peace to my mind and body in as little as a second..one day I will live near the ocean and I'll feel like that always :)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F Jun 29

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    Had a nice walk in the mountains today at a state park beautiful
    RealSouthernGentleman RealSouthernGentleman 46-50, M Jun 28

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    And oh, how I miss it. It always calms me and somehow manages to take my troubles, my fears, my worries away with the tide. I think it's time for a visit.
    llevame llevame 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    When I go to a store or the library, I seek out the travel book section. I love to travel and when I am not traveling I love to read about places I dream about traveling too. I...
    permagrin permagrin 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Horseback riding in the mountains... My story about riding horses in the mountains on our horse farm is somehow forbidden by EP....I have a young 2 yr old Morgan colt who we are...
    Larissax Larissax 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    So.. Frank ocean might drop his third project the coming month. Im scared, excited and happy at the same time.
    eddcha eddcha 18-21, M Jun 27

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    The focus isn't perfect, but I just love seeing these herons. I once lived in a house with a tree in the backyard in which they nested. My kids and I refer to them as "the...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F Jun 27

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    I spent this week in Yellowstone National Park taking in the geysers, hot springs, wilderness, and vast mountains. Under Yellowstone sits a super volcano that has the potential to...
    Greeneyedgirl276 Greeneyedgirl276 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Billie Holiday - Crazy He Calls me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pcATgmHBdk "I say I'll move the mountains And I'll move the mountains If he wants them out of the way Crazy...
    aloysia aloysia 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    When I step into the beginning of the waves, the water refreshingly tickles my toes I smile.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm really obsessed with the ocean 😍🌊
    emotionlessbitch emotionlessbitch 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Asheville, NCOceandock called me a couple of weeks ago and said “Lets go to Asheville. Just like that we were off to Asheville.The trip was wonderful. Good friends can become...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 19 Responses Jun 23

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    One day I will dissolve into your ocean and swim forever free.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Jun 23

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    Beach at my hometown :)
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 23