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I Notice the Small Things In Life

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    The simple things are what make me happy.

    A good sunrise, reading a decent book, nature. The best things in life are free :)
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Feb 24

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    Tiny Flowers

    I don't know what they are, but these little blue flowers are blooming all over the place!  They're tiny, no bigger than a hole made by a hole-punch.  And they're everywhere.Every time I look down, if there's grass/miscellaneous green ground cover I see these itty-bitty...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    Little Treasures

    Have you been already conscious that you can die tomorrow? No, not in reality. Not in the way: "Omg, I have a premonition that I will be murdered by a serial killer in the middle of the day ”. But for example: "My time here is limited.” While I type such...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Little Boy. . . Im Sorry

    About 3 Weeks ago i was at the mall, waiting for a ride. i was sitting on the bench, just taking in the view.about 15 minutes waiting, i notice this, about 2 years old little boy, oh my goodness, was he fly!?he had on some nice little fresh kicks? fitted cap, nice jeans and a...
    loyallover loyallover 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    One of my "experiences",

    I noticed says, "I'd like to help other people on EP" why did I not notice? What are 'other' people? The ones that are not me? Or those Other people, you know those over there> So does it mean I gave up on myself and now seeing if I can help others? idn, but I'm very confused...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I simply adore them. It might be

    as little as not having a stuffy nose, but I have sure come to appreciate it quiet a bit.
    fillia fillia 16-17, F Jun 2

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    coming home after a rainy day, take a shower and then read a Book or watch tv. Sometimes life doesnt get better Than that so you gotta appreciate every second.
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    Birds out my window, my new fish, the nice weather, my new kitten and chihuahua getting along so well!
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    Like new giant couch pillows with pretty print :)
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    *in the arts and craft aisle at walmart* "GLITTTTTEEEEEEEEEER!!!!!!!" *woman looks over at me with a scared and confused expression*
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    You're talking to the guy who almost swallows his tongue in excitement when I find a lego set or a video game I'm looking for. Seriously, I really think I'm a little kid at heart...
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    Even when someone cute just looks at me, I will be smiling for the rest of the day while thinking about him.
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    The cute girl at Starbucks just dotted the "i" in my name with a heart..... it's gonna be a good day 😃
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