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I Love the Outdoors and Nature

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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I love bushwalking. I have been to some amazing

    places in Tasmania and Victoria that took my breath away. I enjoy sitting close to waterfalls watching the environment and listening to the sound of the river. Just everything together puts me into a meditative and relaxing mood.
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    There is nothing better

    than being outdoors enjoying nature! I love hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, grillin', chillin' at a bonfire or just sitting on the deck with a nice cold brewskie! Which is exactly what I'm doing tonight! Love living out in the country! How about you?
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 4 Responses May 29

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    My Sanctuary

    There is almost nothing I like more than being outdoors. Working in my garden or walking in the forest restores my soul. I like being a wanderer of the world. I literally feel myself recharge when I step into the forest. I'm fortunate to live close to the woods and it's magical...
    RedRubies RedRubies 36-40, F 9 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    The Earth's Beautiful Gifts

    I love the outdoors and nature because it is very healthy and it is very therapeutic.  I find much joy in being outside.  I want my grandchildren to experience the joy and beauty of nature so I think it is very important to be active in helping better the environment...
    mrphifer mrphifer 16-18, F 6 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    I feel that I could seclude my self in the

    woods, mountains. Anywhere that is green, without society, and modern day technology and I'd have the best time of my life. Because all one needs is the Mother Earth and a good soul to succeed!
    GodlySmith GodlySmith 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    A Fleeting Moment Of Serenity

    It's nice to just go down by the lake and forget about everything that's happening in your life and in the world. Just focus on yourself a little bit, reflect, relax and partake in a beautiful fall day! Life has a few simple pleasures, but this is one of them!
    Hollyleah Hollyleah 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    I'm a natures girl, I love to get down

    and dirty. I know most girls aren't so I go on adventures through the forest myself most times. All my friends ditch me cause they're those type of girls who are on their phones all the time but it's whatevs. NATURE ❤️
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 15 Responses May 11

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    I love the outdoors as much

    or more than most. I have met a few people on here who are as passionate as me about the out doors. I have one question to them and the rest of the community, Why is man spoiling it. I read and listen to people complain about trash in the streets and parks...pick it up..bend...
    ljjams ljjams 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    It feels so serene and peaceful,

    I would love to live in the countryside. I think men who are active and aren't afraid of a little mud and sweat are the most attractive
    Gymnasterin Gymnasterin 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    The willingness to feel aweDo we still have it?

    It's easy to lose while we're moving along with our livesBut we can hold on to it if we tryThere are wonderful things,Things than can amaze us and shape usThings we can hold in our memories foreverAnd we don't have to find themBut we do have to get up and go out thereWhere they...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 6

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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I fell in love with nature again last weekend.

    I forgot how truly beautiful nature is... a whole new "world" outside away from this dumb box of electronics and wires.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I work for the park service,

    so I spend most of my time outdoors. It's the perfect job for those who want to be out in nature. I get paid to wander through God's creation, watching nature at its best producing flowers and the off spring of new life filling the woods, creeks, and marshes. What a great job
    pureandnatural pureandnatural 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 12

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    Many people go on vacation to see what people

    have done... I'm more interested in seeing what people HAVEN'T done
    cmia7 cmia7 18-21, F Jun 28

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    So, here I am, Sitting outside on the bench,

    listening to the fireworks and enjoying the peace of the night time darkness, pondering my thoughts about life and fantasy, and then all of the sudden a moth hits me in the eye and a small fly goes up my nose. THANKS STUPID NIGHT TIME INSECTS.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I just discovered we sell eno hammocks.

    I think I just found the one perk of working at a scout shop.
    countrydarliin countrydarliin 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Nature is just so much fun,

    and even though I'm not the most physically fit person in the world, who doesn't enjoy a scenic vista and brisk hike? :P I just wish there were more nature-y things to see around Chicago. I want mountains and deserts and giant trees and stuff :P Not just beaches and fields...
    GirlFromChicago GirlFromChicago 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 1

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    I love the outdoors. Truly calms me

    and makes the stress of everyday life go away. The wilderness is my church and the place is truly find a sense of peace. It's simple and not demanding.
    endurancegirl86 endurancegirl86 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 5

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    I love to go wandering in the wilds of the New

    Forest which is so close to our town, and almost adjacent to our house. I go walking there for hours, sometimes never seeing another person the whole time I'm there! I have often taken off all my clothes as I walked, and I feel the air on my body. It's such a delight! As...
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Absolutely love being outdoors!

    !! Minnesota is beautiful, as is Wisconsin. Anyway... hiking, fishing, four wheeling, snow mobiling.... The list goes on and on! I don't understand how people can not love and appreciate how beautiful nature is.
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    CentFLGuyhere CentFLGuyhere 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Shaking off winter's goosebumps from my skin,

    I sail away, into the wide open seas! With a heart full of adventure, I arrive on the shores of paradise..Only to find you there!Come, we shall lounge in warmth..And you shall never be cold again..
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 7

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    I love everything about nature,

    I would make a list but I would never finish.
    stellahh stellahh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Love It!

    I love being outdoors and being in nature. Hiking and camping are both really fun as well as just hanging out in the woods, by a lake, at the beach, or by a river. I love nature and natural settings. I try to go to nature spots as often as I can.
    friendlynudist friendlynudist 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    I Have A Camera, I Take Photos!

    A rainbow I saw on the way to work!A bee in the garden.An eagle near my home.
    nikond3200 nikond3200 41-45 13 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Always changing and always different,

    sunsets are sometimes like life, both are beautiful.
    peoplewho peoplewho 41-45, M Aug 23

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    Just finished raking

    and cleaning up the backyard. It feels good to spend time outside with my one & only :)
    princessjasmne princessjasmne 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I like to walk in the sun,

    rain or snow. I like to be outside, breath the fresh air and simply be. I have a tree in my front yard and when the wind blows on it's leaves they look like a thousand butterfly wings. I have flowers down the driveway that when you walk up (it's a good 1500 feet) you smell...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    2luvjocy 2luvjocy 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I Need Someone.

    All my life ,i have spend in a cage locked from the outside world,locked away from happiness.I had always wanted to travel around the world ,meet people ,make friends,but none of that is happening.I cry myself to sleep.I remain quiet,i don't tell anyone,because i know that no one...
    thislifehurts thislifehurts 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I would love to live a fully natural life.

    I feel as though I am cattle or a dog in comparison to the bears and eagles that are hunter-gatherer tribes, or even in comparison to Paleolithic man. I do not want to be civilized to death. If anyone else feels a similar way, you should look into human rewilding. I talk about...
    Vicereine Vicereine 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    Today I went on a long hike through the forest,

    and crossed the creek over fallen trees. I saw an owl. Being alone and breathing in the scent of the pines and grasses just gives me that tingly sensation all over. You know that feeling.
    livingasme livingasme 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 11

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    There is no other place i feel right at home

    and that is in the great outdoors at one with nature. I think it's so easy to forget or overlook the sheer beauty and wonders of nature within everyday hustle and bustle life so easy to lose all connection and miss so much of what is out there, it's like we have this gift and we...
    Jazmine24 Jazmine24 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Its Amaing

    i mean whats not to love. its just an amazing thing to experiance the wonders of nature haha and i know im sounding like a totally hippy but it really is beautiful. also its just a great place to go and think
    agirlnamedCharlie agirlnamedCharlie 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    My friend Caroline and I are away to our annual

    vacances today. We are taking to the roads in her car, to Canet Plage. Two weeks and two days of sunshine, Nature, sex and good wine!
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Something about going out on a hike relaxes me

    more than anything in this world. Being outside climbing climbing hills and trees makes me forget every problem. I feel as if I'm completely alone in the world. I hear no noise. Just nature.
    justdandy12 justdandy12 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I took this along the 'nature conservancy'

    trail I walk/jog on. The overcast day was a perfect backdrop for the vibe of it.Like tendrils reaching into the sky. Standing as a silent sentinel to the passage of time.Always thought I'd write a story to go with it, but it never came to me. So, the image speaks for itself...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses May 29

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    Camping, hiking, bonfires,

    swimming, goin' to the lake...yep totally me. Who else likes it to?
    JayB20 JayB20 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 2

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    My best camping experience was in Steamboat

    Springs, Colorado. It took FOREVER to get there but it was well worth the wait. My husband and I went during June so the wild flowers were abundant and beautiful. I almost felt like breaking out in song ("The hills are alive with the sound of music"). We went for a hike on the...
    PiscesGirl1989 PiscesGirl1989 26-30, F 2 Responses May 29

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    I want to immerse myself in nature

    as much as possible. I crave it so badly but it's so difficult to find any natural places left in my town, other than random fields and the occasional park.
    Planetoi Planetoi 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2

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    One of the coolest places in the great Rocky

    Mountains to me, is the high altitude town of Telluride CO.There is a Gondola that travels back and forth from it to Mountain Village. It is a spectacular 13 minute ride, and is the first and only 'free' public transportation system of its kind in the United States.You get a...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 8 Responses May 21

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    While walking home this morning people were

    smiling at me. I was thinking to myself how a smile makes a difference. Inner peace. I was walking through the wetlands soaking in sun and listening to birds before I emerged out into the bustling city streets. I felt so good and warm and fresh. Recharged to face the day that...
    OnlyHumanOnTheInside OnlyHumanOnTheInside 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I Love To Sleep With My Windows Open

    I love when the weather is cool enough that my husband is not complaining that I have the windows open. I sleep better with the sound of birds or crickets and other creatures singing in the wild. I love the sound of water, and of the wind rustling through the trees. It's heaven!
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Pathways...Long and meandering.

    Or old and worn with time.What delightful surprise will I happen upon along the way.And the mystique of where it leads.These are just some of the things I love about pathways...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    I'm not really an outdoorsy person,

    though I wish I could be- I was doing my morning yoga, and suddenly I heard the loud roaring sound of what sounded like mowers; turns out, the landscaping men were mowing my yard- The most incredible thing happened!!!! As I lay there, finishing the last yoga position, breathing...
    artineveryday artineveryday 41-45, F 2 Responses May 31

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    I heard today that plants

    that look like a human organ is a medicine for that organ. A plant that looks like an eye will cure dis ease in the eye, for example, carrot. Does it not look like an eye, well the shape?
    Aristocratic Aristocratic 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Since I Was Young

    Maybe because I am older and technology wasn't where it is today, I always found my enjoyment being outside rather than inside. There is just something about fresh air and being outside that soothes the soul to me. Whether it was camping with my family or camping with friends...
    1cupcoffee 1cupcoffee 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    In The Morning

    I love to go outside and take a walk thru the woods in the morning, the fresh dew on everything is beautiful and I love the smell of the air . Also love the hear the alnimals and birds waking up and moving around. Better yet when i am naked!!!
    want2pee want2pee 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    Just finished kayaking

    for like 6 hours, even the lake staff were impressed including the hot blonde....mission accomplished! Lol now I feel bad when I think about eating fast foods.
    DrakeLineous DrakeLineous 22-25, M Jul 13

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    The Experience Of Walking Outdoors

    It's very beautiful outside tonight. I always think it's beautiful outside at nighttime though. I live in a part of the city where there are so very many trees, and a couple streams, and woodsy areas and little animals about. The sky is open and uninterrupted by tall buildings...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I left the city behind me this morning... Something I do most weekends. To step away from my everyday life where work consumes most of my week these are the moments that are mine...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I love the nature here in Norway and it's hard to belive that other people don't enjoy Being outside too. I Love taking hikes in the forest, with a bottle of water and without a...
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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