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I Miss the Days When No One Locked Their Doors

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    I Miss Leaving My Windows Open At Night

    I think it is sad that my children and grandchildren can't enjoy the simple things in life that I got to enjoy. I miss being able to leave my windows open at night. If you do that now, chances are that someone will come into your house while you sleep. I loved looking at the...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F 6 Responses May 7, 2009

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    Those Were The Days

    I grew up in a rural southern town. We lived waaaaaaaaaay off the main road, pretty much in the boondocks. I don't remember my family ever locking our doors until I was in my early twenties- and we only started then because someone bought a lot of property in my neighborhood and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    I wonder cause it seems like no one would miss me cause people have told me since i was 7 that i I'm better off dead.
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