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    Too Many Parsnips!

    In February 2011 it was quite mild, so I thought I would put my parsnips in. No sooner done than the weather turned cold again. It took a couple of weeks to warm up again so those seeds were going nowhere. Weeks went by; weather warm again but very dry. Nothing showing. About mid...
    keymallard keymallard 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    My Fingers Are So Green They Are Gonna Need Pruning

    I've always enjoyed my time in the garden. Mum was always out in the garden doing something- the only thing she never did was cut the grass; that was dads "job." I've always enjoyed going into the greenhouse, first thing in the morning - that smell of the warm earth- mmmmmh...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 12, 2013

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    My Dream

    I've had a dream since my 20's to live in the country and have a healing retreat. I never new how to make it happen and seemed trapped in my circumstances but when I was in my 30's i figured I should start the journey with doing something that I could do and stop being concerned...
    Fragranthands Fragranthands 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    I have been tending a plot

    for 2 years now, trying out different veggies and fruits. It's a joy being able to harvest home grown produce, and trying out chutneys, I haven't yet beaten the slugs though.
    wjean71 wjean71 41-45, F Jun 30, 2014

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    Freshness In the Garden

    How awesome is our God, who created the heavens and the earth. The earth is what I want to talk about. The good soil that we can plant a seed in and just watch it come out of the soil and grow into a beautiful something that we can eat. WOW! I love the dirt and I love the smell...
    aphilbeck8 aphilbeck8 51-55 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    The Soil Beneath My Toes

    I started gardening late in life, in my 30's. Now i am hooked, i love vegetable gardening, i companion plant and use no chemicals. I love trying new heritage vegetables, and have recently tried Mangleworsel a golden beetroot, with great and delicious success. I also have tried...
    barefootgardener barefootgardener 36-40 1 Response Jan 25, 2011

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    Gardening with My Mother When I was a little

    girl I used to HATE gardening, greenhouses, nurseries, and the ever dreaded “Plant Section” that could be found in the spring-time of many stores. My mother would browse everything and soak in the sun while she wove her way down the aisles. Magazines and catalogs would come...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F May 12

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    Related Experiences

    Reasons I love coffee: - tastes like hopes and dreams - other people talk to me in the mornings - prison is a real thing - hard to work with eyes closed - helps me mimic socially...
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    All it takes is just sharing a laugh or two with that person and some songs. And when they start to say the same things that I have in mind, it's like a connection has already been...
    Lxza Lxza 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I love music because of its beautiful melody. It is comprised by different notes and magically flows into your heart and ears which can relax you from a tiresome journey/work or...
    jessyung jessyung 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I do love use pacifier, and also bib, babybottle, sippy cup and diapers. I would love if this would be fulltime.
    SofiaMikaela SofiaMikaela 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Sigh.. Where to even begin this battle. I have been married for almost 17 yrs. I have fallen out of love long ago, but since we are military and I have no job I am trapped. We have...
    luvme4me2012 luvme4me2012 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to honor the beautiful, magical feeling of in- love-ness, with a beautiful full moon approaching, with my heart wide open to receive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    For some reason...I'm totally capable of love and loving people who do not return it. I can give and give and give love...even when I feel like I have nothing left to give, I...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Everything about them. There is more to love and they give the greatest cuddles
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    i love those people who love me with no reason :')
    ihtisham ihtisham 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "Someone who is worthy of your love will never put you in a situation where you feel you must sacrifice your dignity, your integrity, or your self-worth to be with them...
    miru1 miru1 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I LOVE MY MOMMY <3333 She understands me & I thank her everyday for popping me Out #MommasBoy :)
    Jojo069 Jojo069 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm traditional about how I grill. Charcoal on a smokey joe is my favorite way to cook. The smoke flavor is still present in my leftovers days after my weekly cook fest. This...
    paintyourtootsies paintyourtootsies 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was answering a question ,"does real love really exist "? and my answer was if I ever loved you I always will ,, then I heard a man of God ask why is the word love used like...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I came across this very timely poem just now. Maybe the universe is trying to tell me something..... As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A new recipe. PAELLA. There are many varieties of paella in the net but I post here the one my father uses to cook. To cook a paella we use a perol ( the one you can see in the...
    mmorgam mmorgam 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    i also believe that one cannot love and fear at the same time.here are the four loves explained::: we all want to be loved::storge or empathetic love is liking someone through the...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    The Bridges of Madison County. I recently watched this 1995 Clint Eastwood directed movie starring him and Meryl Streep. The four-day-relationship between Streep, middle-aged...
    hardballz hardballz 31-35, M a week ago

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    My Heart Is Breaking...it's horrible being in love with someone you can't be sure exists. I've never told anyone my story because I know my peers would never understand. Ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    BLACK BEANS VENEZUELAN STYLE (Caraotas) Ingredients: - 500gr black beans (keep them in water through the night) - 1 red pepper - 1 green pepper - 1 onion - olive oil - 3 or 4...
    mmorgam mmorgam 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Uncle Kracker - Another Love Song I hear a lot of records on the radio A lot of love songs They make me sing along I sing straight from my heart right into yours Complete with...
    Dafhunter Dafhunter 18-21, M Aug 19

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    My favorite musician and my favorite celebrity, hence the Syd in my username. I'm gonna list my top 20 favorite songs of mine that he wrote both in Pink Floyd and his solo career...
    OqSydSchizo16Troll OqSydSchizo16Troll 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    My favorite band. Top 20 favorite songs of theirs for me in order: 1. Astronomy Domine, 2. Jugband Blues, 3. A Saucerful of Secrets, 4. Julia Dream, 5. Us and Them, 6. Hey You, 7...
    OqSydSchizo16Troll OqSydSchizo16Troll 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I do, I absolutely love cooking :D Tonight's dinner, vegetable stir fry and rice
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I am madly in love with someone... It's the first time in my life I have ever felt connected to anyone. She is perfect in ever way, almost... She's beautiful, smart, successful...
    TheWindBlown TheWindBlown 22-25, M Aug 17

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    am I? or is of obsession? or do I really even care, anymore? idk? my moods change so much! right now, I'd say....nah, I'm over it. I'm fine, and then something triggers n awakens...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 17

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    However, there is a huge difference in "I love you" and "I am in love with you." When I say either of those, I mean them, but each has a different meaning. "I love you" or "Love...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Are you stressed out when your boyfriend doesn't reply to your messages of affection(Excluding flirting)?? It makes me feel so unloved!!! :(((((( And it sometimes makes me feel...
    charicealpaca charicealpaca 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I have been craving food all day. Chocolates, candy, ice cream. But what I really need right now and everyday for the rest of my life is Pizza. Pizza topped with 5 blocks of...
    KnightsCross KnightsCross 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    He is my mom's close friend's son and we grew up knowing each other since birth and I dont even remember exactly when I fell in love with him but I think it was since I was 6 or 7...
    KatyPerryWujek KatyPerryWujek 16-17, F Aug 14

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    How Falling in Love is like Owning a Dog by Taylor Mali First of all, it’s a big responsibility, especially in a city like New York. So think long and hard before deciding on...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 13

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    I met this guy at the gym where I work. He seemed shy at first but said "Hi" and asked about me to his friends who are my co-workers. We made eye contact and I immediately fell...
    cheergirl66522 cheergirl66522 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Amy Sky – Love Pain And The Whole Damn Thing LyricsIts a little secret your friends wont tellHeavens highway sometimes takes you through hellLove is work and work is...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 Aug 12

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    Anyone had any success growing peonies I have just put in my trees and would love some tips .
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Misty- Even though you are my step sister I love you so much. you are MY sibling and the word 'step' means nothing to me. You put up with me on my bad days, you always ask me what...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 10

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