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I Love the Smell of the Woods

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    In the Spring and Summer - When everything is alive and growing, it feels like being part of a gigantic living community...morning, noon and night!
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M 7 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Being a City Girl - I have only been in the woods a few times. I love walking or driving in and feeling the change in atmosphere. The cooler wetter air, the smell of sweet, damp...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Mar 24, 2008

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    Aahh - The scent of my childhood. Makes me happy.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Sep 13, 2010

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    Home... - I love everything about the woods, but especially the way they smell so.... green.  There is a sense of being at home there, surrounded by living things and all of...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Smell Of Ozone In The Woods - Many days on my walks or bikes into the woods near our home I occasional catch a waft of natural ozone.  the smell is quite rare and the air is...
    alaskaadventure alaskaadventure 51-55, M Oct 7, 2009

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    What I Love About The Woods - its so peaceful yet it feels accient.that it as seen many things chage over time but still remains the same. that it is so quiet yet full of active of...
    shadow54 shadow54 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    So Fresh - You can actually smell things growing I think. It is getting a nature high and that's a great high to have.  Any one up for camping?? Hee Hee...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 18 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    THAT Ozone Smell - MY WIFE AND I USED TO COME TO THIS PARK WITH THE DOGS AND THE FOSTER KIDS, AND WOULD ALWAYS COMMENT ON HOW SWEET THE AIR SMELLED. NOW WE LIVE IN THE...
    DRJEKYLL DRJEKYLL 61-65 1 Response Aug 25, 2008

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    The Forest At Dusk - Ever since I installed a wood-burner to get me through the winter, I have kept a tradition of going out into the forest at dusk to forage deadwood. I like the...
    bornexplorer bornexplorer 36-40, M Aug 18, 2012

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    Fresh and Clean - Just so much oxygen it's easier to breath and fresh and clean and oh I just love it, especially after a rain storm has gone through. Oh but not the bugs... hate...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Sep 3, 2008

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    I Love The Smell Of The Woods - When I was small, my folks would let me roam around all over the place.  We lived very near the woods.  At that time, it was unheard of...
    Barbara726 Barbara726 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2010

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    What's Not To Love - The smell of pine and spruce and damp earth and sunshine, all combine to create a feel of comfort and peace.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Under a Blanket of Leaves - It's late fall... the leaves look as if a paintbrush dipped in watercolor dragged across their veined surfaces. I look upward to admire them and find...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    The woods are such a beautiful and relaxing place to be in. It can be loud or quiet. Appear dead or alive. There's a certain energy that thickens the atmosphere and I never want to...
    FangsAndFurs13 FangsAndFurs13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love smelling an old book, i sound such a fool to say that! I love going into an old library, even a charity shop and flicking through an old book, feeling the smell of old...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Recently discovered Lush's make-up range; a collection of lovely smelling skin tints and colours in little cute tubes that could be used on the lips, cheeks and eyes. Depending on...
    Safwala Safwala 22-25, F Mar 24

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    sometimes ill be doing something and the smell of horses and leather comes to me, sometimes its the smell of livestock, manure and all. i love the smell of dogs Evan when there...
    nutjobgoatherd nutjobgoatherd 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    my fondest memories from childhood involved being in the woods and discovering all of it's secrets. the smell of the foliage on the ground rotting and turning back to earth sticks...
    misaligned misaligned 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have memories of waking up to the sounds and smells of my momz cooking early in the morning. It would still be dark outside and everyone would be sleeping. I'm the youngest of...
    aLadywithoutaclue aLadywithoutaclue 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Beans...love the smell of freshly ground beans. This morning the kitchen was quiet and the cappuccino maker sleeping, the carafe broke in the dishwasher last night. An apologetic...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Two men were walking through the woods and came upon a big black, deep hole. One man picked up a rock and tossed it into the hole and stood listening for the rock to hit bottom...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I went to a forest just on the outskirts of Cape Town...I never knew there were such awesome beautiful sights here...I am use to the ocean, but the ocean is not as mesmerizing as a...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 a week ago

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    by: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) The following story is reprinted from Fables. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. So soon as the child began...
    neandertaler neandertaler 56-60, M Mar 21

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    I really do not have any logical explanation for why I would like to live in a log cabin in the woods at all. But, the idea of it has appealed to me since I was a young child and...
    SimplyMarah SimplyMarah 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    PERFUME Do I imagine it, or do I see your stare Is there still longing there? Oh I hate myself, and I feel crazy Such a classic tale Current girl friend, ex girlfriend, I'm trying...
    iloveAdamL iloveAdamL 70+ 4 days ago

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    DECISIONS IN LIFE Three men were shipwrecked on a desert island and where captured by the local natives. They were brought to the chief native. The chief gave the men two choices...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Mar 27

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    DECISIONS IN LIFE Three men were shipwrecked on a desert island and where captured by the local natives. They were brought to the chief native. The chief gave the men two choices...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Mar 27

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    Choose My Ending- DAY 3: Hiding in the shadows I make my way to the woods. There is no path, this could be a good thing. I trek deep and slow, cautious not to make much noise...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I would love to live in a log cabin in the woods, with my children, and husband. Watch my children grow up, take part in crafts that I love, and music. Enjoy nature and wildlife...
    GreekGoddesz GreekGoddesz 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've lived in the city my whole life but I've always loved nature. Sometimes I wish I could just pack a bag, and go into the woods and walk until I'm tired. Or just lay down on...
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love the smell of a man when he's just gotten out of the shower. The smell of soap lingering on his skin. The smell of starch on his button down shirt as I adjust his tie...
    Mattie1203 Mattie1203 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I often take walks in our woods naked, sometimes I think some trespassers are hunting illegally and I wonder what would happen if I got caught in a trap left by them?
    noconcerns noconcerns 18-21, F 18 Responses Mar 26

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    I kind of do actually. We live in a big ranch style post and beam house that my Dad built. Well he designed it and did lots of the work but a crew of carpenters put the big frame...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 13-15, F Apr 7

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    "Well, like I explained to y'all before I ain't no drinkin' man. I tried it once, and it got me highly irregular and I swore I'd never do it again. But I promised my brother-in-law...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I love the smell of rubber and it is a special kind of torture in and of itself as I pull my latex out of my drawer and hold it up to my nose. Breathing the deep, industrial tang...
    wyolatex wyolatex 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    There is this patient that comes into the doctors office I work at and he smells like celery....and I love it. Celery just has this really clean smell. I found out he works at a...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I Prefer Smelly Women I hate girls who have good hygiene because they think that's what society wants not what they want. If they want to let go, but are to afraid of what society...
    RJmartyr RJmartyr 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    There is just something about the way the earth smells after a good rain. It smells so pure to me. It makes me feel like putting a homemade soup on the stove and coffee in my mug...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Hey all, I can love and hate a rainy day but I can remember quaint rainy days and the stillness in the house looking out the window listening to it pour. The smell after is unique...
    iamstillrighthere iamstillrighthere 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I love summer rain it just smells so refreshing- when the windows can be left opened to let the smell inside. Storms get me excited, I believe it's the unpredictability that's so...
    PixieLeah PixieLeah 41-45 9 Responses Mar 27

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    I love rainstorms. They're so awesome! And there's a certain smell to them that draws me outside, where I tilt my face up towards the sky and feel the water on my face as thunder...
    SensualEmerald SensualEmerald 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I can still smell it. The smell of your body, The smell that makes me remember. I want your body so bad, it's pure torture. I want to push your naked body against mine and fill...
    tannush tannush 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Rain smells so fresh. Rain isn't just plain water; rain is something so unique to give that smell that isn't explainable. It makes me smile to inhale the sweet scent of rain.
    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    The smell of rain, i used to live on top of a mountain and it always smelled like that
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Craig Morgan - Love Remembers Lyrics You can forget what love was wearing When it walked out your front door Where you fell down to your knees And you can forget the kind of...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I adore the smell of most books, although there are a few exceptions. I also love that lovely musty aroma in used bookstores. Sometimes I will sneak a good sniff of a book I'm...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F Mar 24

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    Love. Oxytocin. Lust. Testosterone. Estrogen. Attraction. Dopamine. Serotonin. Norepinephrine. Is it all a lie? I believe in extraordinary love. The type of love that will make...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 1 Response Apr 2

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    My ex and I have been together two different times. The first time lasted 3 months and then 6 months later we ended up together again for a year. It's been a little over two months...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I love when it first starts to rain. The smell is so refreshing. I always wan to do one of two things. Either curl up by an open window and read a good book. Or.. Put Ina pretty...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I have loved MyChem since I was 7 years old when my uncle let me secretly listen to them. Now I am 15 and totally lost. they were a huge part majority of my life and I don't think...
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 13-15, F Mar 19
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