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I Notice the Small Things In Life

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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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    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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    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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    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.
    gomensigh gomensigh 70+, F Jun 2

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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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    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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    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F Jul 17

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    Is it weird the I like to use small utensils when I eat???
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    I think that it's the little things every day that are more meaningful than the big gestures - because it means your partner is thinking about you even in the mundane that so many...
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    I'm talking to new people and I'm so excited because they seem so nice!:3
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    I was 15 years old when this happened. The day Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 came out, my brother went to go get the game at Gamestop. When he got it, he was playing it. I saw him...
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    After 20 years of marriage and dealing with some of her issues and poor decisions I sometimes don't know which way to go. I have tried and given my all. I have been a jerk and...
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    They say two halves make a whole, but what if those two halves don't fit? Like half a banana doesn't fit with half an apple. This goes for relationships. Two half people can never...
    JimD911 JimD911 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    The cuddles. The smiles when ur eyes meet Holding hands Knowing u make them feel safe The inside jokes
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 17

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    When I pay attention to all of the good small things in life, I find that they far outweigh all of the negative, and it makes me feel much happier with a positive outlook. Most...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    The best advice anyone has ever given me when my world was falling apart, I was so lost in my own pain. I knew I had to pull myself together I just didn't know how. My Mother said...
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    The two kiddos I take care of-- both passed out in the back of my car after a long, fun day. These are the small things in life that make me happy. Knowing they had a great day and...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 18

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    I always focus on the small things and appreciate them because I believe that those small thing are the ones that makes big differences..
    freedom16 freedom16 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I need your opinion would this make you understand? You said you didn't know? I'm tired of feeling hurt... I love you but I don't know what to believe at the moment one minute...
    Rachelmarie94 Rachelmarie94 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The smallest things, takes the most room in my heart. I prefer a billion times for you to make something or write something thoughtful for me than to go to the store & buy a...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I notice little things about people like the certain faces they make, or just stuff I pick up on. I can also pick up if someone is lying or trying to hide something.
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jul 20

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    1. i hate chocolate 2. i love cats more than dogs tbh 3. i am basically anime 4. i have a hard time keeping a convo going, sorry to those who try to talk to me 5. i am paranoid...
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    The beautiful innocence of a small child. I don't have kids but I absolutely adore my nieces & nephews... Nature is beautiful also: Sunsets, sunrise on a crisp fall morning...
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    I'm almost 30 years old, so I thought my days of horrible friends and unwanted drama were long gone...I was wrong. I started working with a girl "Meg," last year. We started...
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    He told me I have to blog again I wrote a blog today when I was going through a very rough time. I feel I am doing better. I think that some of you were right. I am depressed. It...
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