I Love the Ocean and All That Lives In It

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    I was an ocean lifeguard

    when I lived in Australia. I was once shooting on my rescue board behind the break, when a shark swam under me. I was fine, and although it scared me at first, it was a pretty special experience
    sting88 sting88
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2015

    I live on a tiny island surrounded by the North

    Atlantic. Which is not bad during the spring or summer. But very unforgiving during the autumn and winter! I'd love to know if the Pacific is any different!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Oct 31, 2015

    I Love The Ocean And All That Lives In It.

    Its beauty and complex eco system just excites me. Its like an entire different planet down there. 
    applescruffs applescruffs
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2011


    "Blue seas cover seven tenths of this earth's surface,and are the domain of the largest brain ever created...." ~from the introduction of Whale Nation-by Heathcote Williams. A wonderous book (if you can find a copy!) but beware of the facts contained therein...we of a...
    dubkebab dubkebab
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

    The Ocean

    The ocean is the most mystical part of nature for me. It contains more secrets in its depths, more knowledge in its soul, than a mere mortal man can ever hope to experience in ten lifetimes. It is to me the very essence of eternity, for how can it ever die? The tides ebb...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    Apr 28, 2013

    Share It Here, Or Maybe There!

    It's nice to have an outlet to express myself, (thank god I have had typing class).  After 2 in the morning and feeling like I want to call somebody, but no.  I haven't the friends I had had.  Life has changed, (we have grown up).  I didn't realize how slow I had been to...
    mysolovide mysolovide
    1 Response May 2, 2011


    I don't really like sharks all that much... Lately I have been afraid of even going into the gulf anymore.
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    Oct 21, 2010
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