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I Planted a Tree

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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 1 Response Jul 8, 2012

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jul 8, 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 1 Response Jul 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    If I were a tree, I would want to be a fruit tree. I would possibly bear apples or oranges... Or perhaps something more exotic such as a mango or coconut. It must be so peaceful to...
    alisemichelle alisemichelle 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love all trees but there is a weeping willow tree by a cemetery I often go to to visit a loved one who has passed and I always see her spirit there so I love those trees because...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Money is made of paper, paper comes from trees... So in a way it does grow on trees ;)
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F Jun 30

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    First time with my wife was beside her Christmas tree and it became an annual tradition to bring in the Christmas season. A fire in the fireplace, a comforter and passionate sex by...
    Runner502 Runner502 61-65 Jul 3

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    I just torrented the episodes. Every year when i was younger id watch it every halloween. Honestly it doesnt feel like its halloween without it. My favorite episodes are the...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I love happy tree friends! It makes me laugh so much ❤
    loveyanoone loveyanoone 16-17, F Jul 8

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    What i thought was a perfectly healthy tree just blew over in my garden and smushed my vegetable patch :-( I've worked so hard on my garden this year and now I'm not sure if it was...
    russianpenguin23 russianpenguin23 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I had an ex argue with me 'over which would weigh more, a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers.' We went back and forth forever while I tried to explain it to her. It did not...
    rkepley1981 rkepley1981 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Guess Mom was right when she said I forgot to water that $$$ tree..
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    After watching the tv show. Yes I want to live in a treehouse
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    One of the best days I've ever had was with my father walking in the Foret de Fontainebleau when I was ten. He was explaining hand history of the forest, and talking about the...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Tree Top Flyer" This is one of my favorite songs, it is the "hidden track" on the album Banana Wind, when the cd is finished playing, it goes to an unlisted track, check it out...
    seeingclear seeingclear 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I love Weeping Willows, never understood the Weeping part to it. When the wind picks up the branches appear to be dancing, even when there's a slight breeze.. It's absolutely...
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    They give me peace and energy, sometimes when I'm running and get tired I hug one and whisper him "I love you" :) they are awesome ❤️
    dalexand16 dalexand16 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    It is like hearing the sound of the universe and all thenl ancient souls colliding together in harmony in a sound that seems music to our ears.I speak from my soul with this force...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I started an herb garden when I lived with my mom and she is still keeping it going. Now I'm getting a tomato plant and will be getting an herb garden going again. We have to...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My craziest experience is about the 6th time I smoked DMT. I smoked it alone this time... Which made it extra scary. I took like 5 or 6 huge puffs within the span of about 30 - 40...
    Danielle9355 Danielle9355 26-30, F Jul 4

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    I have my feet planted in two different lives that are like night and day. One foot is planted in my new life that I created as a mother. This life is full of light and love, and...
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    The ocean was as blue as any other day. It sparkled like the night sky. The pedals of the cherry blossom slowly fell. Everything is circulating, the seasons are changing. Blossoms...
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    The ocean was as blue as any other day. It sparkled like the night sky. The pedals of the cherry blossom slowly fell. Everything is circulating, the seasons are changing. Blossoms...
    DiegoKishimoto DiegoKishimoto 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Rebirth - The Long Winter.Every fruit tree has a peak season, one superlative summer where it bears the heaviest. It’s branches straining under the weight of it’s own...
    badbinary badbinary 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    THE CHERRY TREE (REVISED) You waited by the cherry tree The place we used to meet Those many years ago You stood among the buttercups So perfect and petite You smiled and said...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 8 hrs ago

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    Stormy the Flying the Cat A fluffy brown Persian cat named Stormy lives in a quiet red brick house. He was watching the two bluebirds perched in the bushy green tree. Stormy lays...
    Sookie70 Sookie70 41-45, F Jun 28

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    Gosh, I don't know where to start on how annoying these people can be. You really can't take them seriously... I mean their annoying emoticons are just a fail attempt at trying to...
    terrablast765 terrablast765 16-17 Jun 30

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    I swear to you. Everything you read below is true. I have no idea how i could of completely forgotten this; when it was the scariest experience I have ever encountered. And it...
    ChessHottie ChessHottie 18-21, F 22 Responses Jul 14

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    Genetic Distances 3 . Humans vs. Chimpanzees. Evolutionists say the chimpanzee is the closest living relative to humans. For two decades (1984–2004), evolutionists and the media...
    Pahu Pahu 70+, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Genetic Distances 3 . Humans vs. Chimpanzees. Evolutionists say the chimpanzee is the closest living relative to humans. For two decades (1984–2004), evolutionists and the media...
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    Allowing scripture to be the benchmark places individual opinions as to Christian behaviour into the background. Matthew 5-7English Standard Version (ESV) The Sermon on the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I had a good friend that was a ski patroller for awhile. I asked him what the worst accident he ever saw was, being that I have broken my femur snowboarding - I assumed it would...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    A few days ago we went to a place that is often described as the Venice of Portugal. We went around there and looked at the town. Just as we wanted to go back to the car, I got the...
    deletet deletet 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Roderick and the Two Bears Roderick is rambling in the woods one day when a bear chases him up a really tall tree. The bear starts to climb the tree, so Roderick climbs up higher...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    -- Takeshi Kaneshiro Tree Was Down --The horrible Typhoon destroyed everything , the popular Tree can not survived even though it covered with the corona of Takeshi Kaneshiro, The...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    A missionary realizes that the one thing he never taught the natives, was how to speak English, so he takes the chief for a walk in the forest. He points to a tree and says to the...
    orgasmic27 orgasmic27 26-30, M 7 Responses Jul 1

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    Once there was a young bird in a nest atop a tall tree. He was ready to fly. He spread his wings and leaped forward. He crashed down through the tree. He broke his wing. On the...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    THE CHERRY TREE I stood looking at the cherry tree In a field of buttercups I climbed over the wall of stone I walked through yellow buttercups And I heard you call my name As...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M Jul 14

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    We have had several days of beautiful thunderstorms with high winds and lots of lightning and I have just loved it minus the tree that came down the other night but no damage just...
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    BaboonsWe go to the game reserve once a year. It is a game farm in the Northern part of South Africa. We stay in a beautiful thatched chalet overlooking a muddy dam where the...
    DarkestTrance DarkestTrance 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Werewolf Myths Werewolf myths have been around perhaps even longer than those associated with vampires and zombies. Ancient Greek mythology tells of Lycaon, a man transformed...
    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    -- A Gift From The Tree --When i jogging this morning , i heard a bump suddenly, It was a Mango dropping from the tree. I was aware that Lanshowcase’s two years old because...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Jun 28

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