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    City Of The Dead - Last year I walked the streets of the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. It was the last week of October and the day was warm and partly cloudy. Just so peaceful...
    millabea millabea 51-55, F 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    Spook Behind Headstone - So I was at this memorial site of war heroes. I know I am psychic, and wondered if I would see something... While walking around on the battlefield I saw a...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Jun 9, 2012

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    Me Too :) - Really thought I was one of the very few that truly enjoy this. I remember the first time I went to a graveyard. It was when I was around 11 and went with my Granny. I...
    NoPointinLying NoPointinLying 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    Boo! - Safest place at night! Go exploring the past by looking at the gravestones. Who died, and how many that year in the graveyard? Everybody is dead, and yet when you read out...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Fellowhood - Walking through graveyards and reading the names of those fellow humans that have gone before reminds me of how silly and useless it is to fear death.
    isingforyou isingforyou 22-25, F 15 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    Capturing Moments, Saying Your Name - I stroll amongst the hard granite stones. As I walk along, I whisper your names. George, Elmer, William, Thea, Esther. I wonder to myself how...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Honor - There is a cemetery close to my home. Very close. It is such a peaceful, quiet place (yah right of course it is haha)..... Something that strikes me and that I honor is...
    absofabo absofabo 41-45, F Jun 1, 2012

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    Missouri-consort - I had to go back to Missouri recently. So while I was there I found many of my families old cemeteries. I was walking and looking at the ancient headstones and...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F Jan 6, 2013

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    Hollywood Memorial Park (Santa Monica Blvd), City of Angels, CALIFORNIA 🇺🇸!! Where the rich & famous R.I.P.!!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Jan 7

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    It Makes You Wonder - I love walking through graveyards reading headstones.Sometimes makes you sad when you see the infant ones.But it can also marvel you when you find a...
    abbygabbygal abbygabbygal 41-45, F Jul 30, 2011

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    Knowing - I love spending time in the cemetery and do it often. I have read many headstones and the ones that seem peculiar I have sought out The story behind their death by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 8, 2012

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    Family Outing -   My sister and I have ever since we were able to walk been fascinated with graveyards. They are not only peaceful and calming but a true trove of history...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Graveyards - I think that graveyards are one of the most calming and peaceful places on the earth.  There is something about them that I am just drawn to and always have...
    LndsJmps LndsJmps 22-25 3 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    Peace And Serenity - I've always found cemeteries peaceful, not spooky at all. In Columbus, OH we have one that is a listed bird sanctuary; it's a great spot for bird watching...
    droppedstitches droppedstitches 36-40, F Jun 19, 2011

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    A Whole Life - There's a scene in the movie Trapped in Paradise where Nicolas Cage points out the dates on a headstone. He points to it and remarks that the dash between the born...
    BozoBuckets BozoBuckets 51-55, M Dec 19, 2012

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    Me, Too. - Duckgirl says she likes "to walk through a graveyard. Because it makes me feel connected to the past." Whadda ya know; I have something in common with...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2008

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    My Favorite Place To Photograph - A side from nature in general, I have this urge to stop and photograph cemetaries when I see one. On my laptop (which is kaput right now), I have...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    I Find Them Fascinating! - I also enjoy walking through cemeteries, reading the names and dates, and wondering what those peoples' lives were like. The saddest thing is seeing...
    juliamoolia juliamoolia 36-40, F Aug 16, 2012

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    Oh, It Is So Wonderful, the Peace - I have done this for forever.  We used to live close to a graveyard.  I always remember the uiet and peace that was in the graveyards...
    forceofnature forceofnature 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    Among The Stones - Growing up, I lived down the road from the main graveyard in our town. I used to pass this graveyard daily and sometimes I would break up the monotony of my...
    Djambo500 Djambo500 26-30, M Jul 5, 2012

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    Its A Good Lesson In Humanity - we've done this a few time with my mum and with brigette (our little graveyard crawl) when we have had nothing better to do.... but my mum doing...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 7, 2011

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    Yes, Yes I Do - There is a graveyard right by the high school I went to. It's where everyone went to smoke cigarettes and pot. My friends and I hung out there quite a bit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 28, 2008

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    It Makes A Great Date. - Me and my significant other do this sometimes. We make up stories for who the people might have been. We wonder about how they may have died, lived, who...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    With All Due Respect Of Course... - Mother would take us to the cemetery for an afternoon of sitting at the turtle pond for lunch, watching the boys skateboarding around the hilly...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    The Life Of A Stranger - Sometimes I walk through graveyards. I read the headstones and think of what the life of that person was like. Sometimes I think of them as a movie. I play...
    FightingForRebellion FightingForRebellion 16-17, F Jun 28, 2012

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    Creeps Me Out - Graveyards are beautiful in their own creepy way. The headstones are interesting and make you think. I sometimes think, wow this person's been dead for like...
    eptsocial eptsocial 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    Connections To The Past... - Some people get creeped out by graveyards. But I like to read the headstones. Try to imagine the person there...what was there story? Who loved them...
    lonelymom2 lonelymom2 46-50, F Nov 4, 2012

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    I Do Enjoy a Good Graveyard Stroll - It's not something I do often. There aren't any really good cemetaries around where I live - even the church I attend has a memorial...
    ladybard ladybard 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2009

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    It makes me ponder my own mortality.
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Always... - I have been interested/obsessed with cemeteries/graveyards for as long as I can remember. I used to go out to the local one all the time when I was little with my mom...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Apr 3, 2012

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    Glad I'm Not The Only One - This is just a fraction of things I love about history. It's just fascinating to read headstones.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    Creepy? Really? - I've never found cemetaries creepy. My grandfather is a Baptist minister, andlived in the rectory next to the graveyard for years. It was where my brother and I...
    GodlessSexMachine GodlessSexMachine 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Cemetry Gates - some might say this is a morbid past time but I find it dead interesting.
    easyass88 easyass88 41-45, M Aug 1, 2013

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    History - I would like to know if there is anyone else out there that has stood at the headstone of a far past relative, and thought...some of my ancestors stood in the exact, same...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Aquia Church, Stafford, Va - I love the pictures of me on an evening of bravery, standing between good old fashioned head stones at this supposed haunted location.  It is even...
    krazeeKimberly krazeeKimberly 46-50, F Oct 3, 2010

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    Relaxing and Interesting! - Especially in New Zealand. There are some really small and beautiful graveyards. I find it very peaceful walking through and reading all the headstones...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2008

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    Dad! - I remember one time I was having a bad day so my dad took me on a drive. He bought me a cheap cigar and told me stories about when he was a kid, and we just drove around in...
    kendaru kendaru 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2010

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    Early Morning Walk - This morning, I was looking for a new route to take for my daily exercise, so I took a scenic path through a wooded area along a stream and ended up not far...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    Sweating the Small Stuff - Sometimes     my    life   gets   so  hectic   with   work  ...
    rockybear397 rockybear397 47, F 5 Responses Apr 26, 2008

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    Inspiring - Walking through a dark graveyard can be a source of infinite inspiration. One can take a small stroll, glance at the headstones ( in my own preference the oldest ones...
    SadisticYellowBird SadisticYellowBird 16-17, F Feb 27, 2012

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    Walking early this morning on this cold spring day. Watching the girls play soccer on one field and on another field the boys playing lacrosse. I love spring. Just wish it would...
    Cev97 Cev97 56-60, M Mar 23

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    I love walking bare foot on the beach, where it is burning hot or freezing cold. The feel of the sand on your feet is just amazing ❤️
    KitKat292 KitKat292 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I love walking right before the sun goes down. Just when the sky allows the starts to be bright on our side of the earth. Just when the moon become the sun in the dark, that...
    zed2909 zed2909 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    You mean grass, right? No I mean glass. Have you ever seen broken glass walkers at street festivals? The trick is to walk on the larger pieces; the smaller shards go in between...
    geonet geonet 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    This is a nice time of year here in Louisiana. Great weather for walking, not too hot or too cold. All the trees and plants are starting to bloom. Makes my walks a lot prettier...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I love to go on walks at night on my own. I never take a friend because it isn't the same. I just walk with my headphones in while cars drive past. My parents and grandparents...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    "Summer Nights" Summer lovin', had me a blast Summer lovin', happened so fast Met a girl crazy for me Met a boy cute as can be Summer days drifting away To, uh oh, those summer...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I love to walk long distances in the UK, especially in mountainous areas like the Lake District.
    Northerner242 Northerner242 22-25, M Apr 5

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    I love to walk my dog a long the dunes, where there is no-one else, it is just relaxing.
    KitKat292 KitKat292 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It's so much more relaxing than running I feel. It makes it a much nicer experience if you have good scenery to look at. One of the things I used to love about living in the...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Barefooting in mud is making dirty Divine love to the earth. It is hotly erotic!
    barefooted barefooted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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