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I Notice the Small Things In Life

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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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    STICK NO BILLS, INSPIRE WITH ART:Indian streets

    advertisement and Street Art: Any ideas that you can share
    muzm09 muzm09 31-35, F Feb 4

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    It's the small things that keep a relationship together. Just a touch on the arm, a knowing smile, being able to be quiet together.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    He was 18 I was 13 he turned 19 and I turned 14. We lasted 1Full year straight He was okay The only bad thing was that he was kind of cold He was late to dates sometimes didn't...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Especially glad my wife does
    notyadyelrud notyadyelrud 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    I love when he kisses my nose, holds my hand in the car, says ditto, and holds me when we sleep....he's amazing.
    chickengirl14 chickengirl14 31-35, F Mar 4

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    I love just having my arm around her waist, and rubbing her back. She loves it too, which makes lt even more enjoyable for me. She doesn't know it, but I fall for her every single...
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    Those pointless stupid conversations that other people wouldn't have with you. Being goofy but still affectionate and loving. Those looks you give each other that end up making you...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Mar 19

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    These days too many people complain about the little things in life rather than being grateful for the little things that are good. So I started a list of all the small things we...
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Sure life sucks. It's horrible and ugly, and people are horrible and ugly and selfish. But there's a cool breeze on a hot summer day. There's birthday cards and cake. There's...
    thescruffofamoose thescruffofamoose 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have always thought one person can turn someone's life around or a simple gesture can make someone's day. Its the small things in life that are the biggest rewards.
    Kman4You Kman4You 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Yes i feel you are right there morning breeze..if we could just stop for a short moment to smell that flower..listen to that birds morning song..gaze and marvel at the bright...
    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    To start this experience off, yes I did take sleeping pills because I hadn’t slept in 3 days straight and I was to the point of exhaustion and my stress levels from my occupation...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 19

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    To me, the little things in life are the moments that either take your breath away, or the ones that force you to stop and notice. A gorgeous sunset, a blood red moon, laughing at...
    pixieparty pixieparty 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    We were coming home to Calgary, Alberta from our Vancouver holiday and driving through the mountains on the highway near Golden, BC in our little red 370Z when a SUV (looked like a...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 15

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    I like independent companies and small businesses, and I support them when I can. I like small independent cafes and restaurants, and I love small clothing, cosmetics and skin care...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F Mar 16

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    Reasons not to mess with children. A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So, yesterday I was driving home from dance class and I swerved to miss the “small horse” dog and ran into the ditch. I didn’t think it was that bad, so I just parked my car...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I read this story on iFunny, and it made my day, as in what the guy had said, that is. My heart goes out first this woman, though<3 A NYC Taxi driver wrote: "I arrived at the...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F Mar 18

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    This is a long post so prepare accordingly.There's so much to tell that I'm not sure where to start. I'm not sure my story will receive as much attention as I require, either, or...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Well I have been asked to share another adventure with you. So this one is my Put-In-Bay Ohio story. The year was 2012 and it was early summer and a friend in the ARMY national...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everybody has regrets. I was raised in a small rural village. When I was in my early 20's I moved to a big city. I was tired of rural life and hard working. I know I let my dad...
    pacodad pacodad 70+, M Mar 7

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    The caliber of the air we breathe indoors The standard of the air we breathe indoors is now an significantly significant environmental problem. Pursuing are facts that have been...
    Andrick161y4cv3 Andrick161y4cv3 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    things. people mainly. people ignoring one another under the close-lidded guise of proper manners or lack of. i've seen people cross the road to avoid crossing paths, it's people...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I sometimes question fate.. and what leads us to where we are now. Its funny how a series of choices can affect our lives so much.. from the smallest thing like not going out to a...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    1) People who judge other people based on things they can't change 2) People that spread rumours/gossip 3) People who crew with their mouths open 4) People who intentionally...
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    How would you feeling today?Do you still have the energy you remember once having? Can you hop out of your bed with ease? Do you feel like you are fit and string? If you don't feel...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    I keep my circle small now because I am involved with an amazing man who I met on EP, and therefore those in my circle have to be supportive of my relationship with him. I enjoy...
    MJ383 MJ383 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Small talk is fun and the glue that holds short gatherings such as parties together because it just allows us to make each other feel comfortable but it doesn't (and probably isn't...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    No matter how much you've tried to correct things and do things right, undo mistakes, make amends, there are so many things in life that just can't be fixed. Makes me wonder...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I began thinking about the irony of life - huge topic I know...for instance two things that can flip your thoughts upside down are life and death. With life comes love...with love...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 46-50, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    What is the meaning of life ? Each and every single person in this small world has a meaning to their life . Some may disagree with me and suggest that the meaning of life is...
    secret687 secret687 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I am running out of options. For the past three years, I have been seriously working on my mental health issues. I've been through a few therapists and doctors now. They used to be...
    Twon Twon 22-25 3 Responses Mar 19

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I grew up in a large city and loved there most of my life. later in life I wound up moving to a small country town for several years and then moving back to the city. Living the...
    bubble83 bubble83 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I started training for the Mich. Dept. of Corrections in 1988. You go through many classes on law, sexual harassment, martial arts and Dept policies. After you got through most of...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    I dislike people that talk to avoid boredom. Get a hobby, volunteer, do something. I can't believe so many people would rather just use small talk to avoid life. I especially...
    KthProg KthProg 18-21, M Mar 16

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    BBB letter grades characterize the BBB's feeling from the business. The BBB grade is depending on BBB file specifics of the company.Great friendly services. My technician was...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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