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I Planted a Tree

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    I Planted A Few Saplings And Trying To Get Some More Now.

    Planted 6 saplings - and 2 are surviving now in my rural school.
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jun 20, 2012

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    Rain Tree In Progress

    This is a Rain Tree - grows mostly in South India, spans shade about 100 sq ft , good for shade and grows about 50-60 ft high. Rough tree, and can survive under harsh conditions. The rural school where I work - needed a shade for the children to play under. So I thought raising...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    Banana Plantation.

    Takes a year to grow and comes from a cutting. Of course - it yields Bananas. True Story: The school where I hang around, had some sort of an election for High School students. One of the kid promised he'd plant some trees if elected. And by jove, he did get elected - and the kid...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    In Grade School

    I planted a fir tree in my backyard.  The thing grew like a weed and was soon taking up a good portion of the yard.  It's still there and still going strong after over 40 years.  I'm still going strong but 3,000 miles away from my tree.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2009

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    Spathodea Tree In Progress

    This is a Spathodea-tree found mostly in the South Indian region and It grows large and big.It is a shade bearing tree and hardy. This tree or rather sapling was planted a few months ago in a rural school. Now, its growing a bit. Its about 2 feet tall and needs a couple of years...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
    joyfulride joyfulride 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure if anyone here at least once was dreaming of being a tree? I dream about it quite often, specially when i see under some spruce in the middle of nowhere, i watch the...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I have always been fascinated by pictures of trees, maybe I'm weird but it is what it is. I see them and they seem to speak to me although I can't always hear what they are saying...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    The tradition of celebrating New Year originated in ancient Mesopotamia 5000 years ago. New Year Babylonians began with the month of Nissan (which coincides with the day of the...
    dasha2 dasha2 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I USED TO SET CHRISTMAS TREES ON FIRE It all started in Newport, Rhode Island when I was a teenager. It was after Christmas, and our tree had been taken down, so I broke off the...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 9

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    so me and my friend go to our secret base to play video games we both really needed to p so i said hey lets pee either on that tree other there or p off the roof in base so he said...
    1234567890acdc 1234567890acdc 26-30, M Jan 14

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    In response to a dare I got, I went out at 7pm last night and I was wearing a pair of sweatpants, walking boots, and a hoddie I got for Christmas. I found a tall tree that had a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Trees are amazing!! Lots of different types and they vary from area to area! Monkey puzzle tree. Ever see one?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 10

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    A tree - for some a symbol of eternal life for others a shrine Firewood for the stove or campfire Carbon neutral energy I saw this tree And gave it a hug.
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 1 Response Jan 16

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    Romulo Pires is a man’s man. As a boy, he dream t of playing professional soccer and as a teenager he worked as a mechanic. He practices the Oriental combat sport, Mu-ay Thai...
    cherrysmith14 cherrysmith14 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    there are these boys at school that find it funny me and my friends wear diapers. this one morning we were walking down to breakfast and they grabbed me and one of my friends and...
    Jackindiaper Jackindiaper 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 15

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    looking for a guy w_e_gi ma_s__ta on skiipe.
    Gayestofthemall Gayestofthemall 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    need a wedgy master or slave pleasr contact me im bi
    spankingdomandslave spankingdomandslave 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm looking for someone to exchange wed-gie stories with preferably girl but open to guys to No one over the age of 25 Message me if interested
    thonglover845 thonglover845 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Fake ones are just disappointing and so untraditional
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M Jan 10

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    I miss YOU.. "Keep a light on Keep a light on I'll make it all worth your while Keep a light on Keep a light on I'll find a way Over miles and miles" Turboweekend..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 Jan 12

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    Be a lover of the light, that is my decree. Though walking through darkness we all tend to be. Shadows surrounding, The voices keep howling As an owl lies perched in a tree...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Haunted Place - Casa de Estudillo ADDRESS: Old Town, San Diego Historic Park San Diego, California 92110 LOCATION: One can visit the La Casa De Estudillo Museum at Old Town...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ​Today I learnt that the shiny berries that grow along the boughs of this plant are edible.I originally assumed they were poisonous, possibly due to the sheer abundance of fruit...
    3naturespice3 3naturespice3 22-25 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    My wife and I met in December of 1995, we were inseparable from then on until the one thing that could come between us did, on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27,2014 at 3:43 am. So let us...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 2

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    Psalm 92 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Psalm 92[a] A Hymn of Thanksgiving for God’s Fidelity 1 A psalm. A sabbath song. I 2 It is good to give thanks to the Lord...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Get outside. If you have a child, and even if you don't, get outside and sit in the sun. She asked her father to come outside. That sweet little voice that lights up my world...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everyday is a new opportunity to do better. The seed is freshly planted, with only a single green blade peaking above the soil. I hope to cultivate it and make it into a strong...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    ***DECEMBER 3, 1999 - MESSAGE : "MY BLESSED DAUGHTER WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR PINK AND BLUE SKIES >>> ?? NOW I HAVE ANOTHER SURPRISE FOR YOU....I IMPREGNATED YOU THE SAME DAY I...
    LadySweetness LadySweetness 41-45, F Jan 18

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    "The Hanging Tree" Are you, are you Coming to the tree? They strung up a man They say who murdered three. Strange things did happen here No stranger would it be If we met at...
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    The Big Dipper Chapter 29 August 16th, 2012 6:03 pm Skylar's POV “So, no hard feelings for the whole breaking you guys up thing?” Hunter and I were watching the intervention...
    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Does anyone else? And do you enjoy them? This started happening to me about 5 year's ago, give or take. It was a scary experience, like a nightmare. Recently, I've been having a...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Maybe I'm reading too much into this. History first: about 3 years into our marriage my wife wanted to start decorating the Christmas tree in white lights and very monochromatic...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 9 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    - There's approximately 0 p.c from the distinction between the scale of HTML and the compressed HTML dimension. If you're able to compress your HTML, you might have a smaller sized...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Together, me and a few of my friends collected 112 Christmas trees for our annual Bonfire. 112 trees. That's over 8,000 dollars worth of trees, thrown to the curb after they have...
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 13

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    After Katrina hit the gulf coast it managed to come up our way and dump a lot of rain on us. A LOT of rain, and some 70 to 80 mph wind gusts. During the night we could hear trees...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 10 Responses Jan 8

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    For three years now I made a promise to boycott this huge shopping mall in my city as it planned on cutting down 182 trees for its mall expansion/parking lot facility. This not...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    The tree shakes and bustles as the wind intertwines it with movement and soul swaying, it bustling it , affecting it so deeply to it's core, intoxicating the tree , causing the...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    MAUD MULLER by: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) MAUD MULLER, on a summer's day, Raked the meadows sweet with hay. Beneath her torn hat glowed the wealth Of simple beauty and...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Jan 3

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    I love black and white pictures, I took this in South Carolina outside Charleston. It's called Angel Oak. It was the most beautiful live oak I've ever seen. If your ever in...
    Angeleyes789 Angeleyes789 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    A young turtle is seen in the forest climbing up the trunk of a tree. It reaches the first sturdy branch of the tree and climbs out to the very end of it. At the end of the branch...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    has anybody ever looked up at a tree with all the leaves on it and to just lay underneath the tree and whatched the tree limbs shake in the wind. sometimes the tree looks like tiny...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Into the woods I go. Into the place I know no hostility will pound at my temples. I enjoy the concrete jungle as much as anyone, and on some days; I find the beauty in it. However...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F Jan 11

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    Not really but I don't know what kind of topic I should put for this:P so I'll just use this topic. Deal with it you mother lover double hugger (lol what? I was trying to make it...
    shhhX shhhX 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    How Kangaroo got his Tail A long time ago, some animals looked different to the way they look now. Kangaroos had no tails and wombats had high, round heads.Mirram the Kangaroo and...
    Goldenfairy Goldenfairy 26-30, F 1 day ago

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