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I Planted a Tree

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I had a dream of a tree floating in the air, it was half dead and alive. there was dark angel fly around it. I didnt see any other angel but the side that was healthy was glow...
    valerise valerise 18-21, F Feb 4

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    All living creatures have souls, is what I believe. We all emit energy which we can communicate by. Plants are no exceptions. I like to greet trees and thank them for being here...
    roamingtree roamingtree 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Talk to them cry for them when they have been cut down hug them and rest my face, with eyes closed, my body against the trunk of her....feeling sooo peaceful and grateful, in...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Nothing like having a Chinese elm bonsai tree! I love my baby tree! 15 years old !
    itzeli itzeli 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Dream by the bf told to me (and now stuck in my brain). Background: My child's father "M", died before she was born. He is a relative of my current bf, "P". M shows up in my...
    starvibes starvibes 31-35, F Feb 2

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    I was walking home from school when all of a sudden my friend grabbed my white briefs and yanked them onto a tree. I was left dangling there all day in just my white underwear and...
    wedgiemania9 wedgiemania9 13-15, M Feb 9

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    I love being near trees anyway. When I look at them, watching how they move, listening to the wind sing, I feel closer to God. Free...
    NaomiSunJourney NaomiSunJourney 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I am an Evergreen Tree (: so trueeee
    TassiAnime TassiAnime 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Probably an Ironwood tree or White Oak for the it's strength and durability.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    The best thing is winter trees in northeast pennsylvania.
    DaveFF0178 DaveFF0178 41-45, M 22 hrs ago

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    I need a wedgi-e slav-e message me
    doorc123 doorc123 16-17, M Feb 7

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    Any girls want to be my wedgi_e slav_e?
    EverythingYouLove EverythingYouLove 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm a master looking for a female wedgi_e slav_e who is willing to send pictures of her wedgi_e.
    EverythingYouLovee EverythingYouLovee 16-17, M Feb 9

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    I am looking for a female sl@ve
    ilovewedgies16 ilovewedgies16 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    like a gentle whisper just for me. The breeze moving the leaves and allowing the sunlight to filter and dance all around. it's like being in a dream. ahhhh
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F Feb 12

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    I would consider myself a weeping willow because U am the type of person who teaches for love and is very open about how they feel I grab on to those i love i sway this way and...
    Sweetcityflower Sweetcityflower 70+, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm an Evergreen Pine. All of its true except the part where I leave those behind who don't agree with my views.
    leandra260 leandra260 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think I am a weeping willow. delicate and strong. at times I find stregnth in me when I didn't know there was any. but I am not unbreakable. I can stand tall but not always...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    i think valentines day will be a very imporatant festival in the future. This festival is like new year.it is celebrated all over the world.Every year this festival spreads to...
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Abraham's near sacrifice of Isaac . . . . Preface: All of humanity is joined in the spirit. This is the spirit of mankind. Although we have separate bodies, if all our bodies...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    EMPOWERING YOUTH THROUGH EDUCATION BACKGROUND The government of Uganda introduced universal primary education in 1997, and later Universal secondary education in 2007. Enrolment in...
    Mutungisa Mutungisa 26-30, M Feb 11

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    You will discover corporations that declare that putting several materials in the middle holes would make the piers more practical. They've got even patented the entire process of...
    Willsam936i7gv1 Willsam936i7gv1 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Maybe people need to know me a bit better.People keep saying how nice I am. How compassionate. They are right about the compassionate part. I am. But...........don't take that to...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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...
    BlueRoseNeko BlueRoseNeko 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    [When Joseph was an old man, an old man was he He married Virgin Mary, the Queen of Galilee He married Virgin Mary, the Queen of Galilee] (Lyrics from the Cherry Tree) It is now...
    MoniqueinSpring MoniqueinSpring 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    An African lumberjack is interviewing for a job at a major logging company. The foreman decides to take a practical route and hands the lumberjack an axe. "Take a couple swings at...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    The thing about growing up in a family harboring systemic abuse is there is a culture of silence. This isn't an order to be silent, it is a subtle hint in the air that lets you...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    "The Man Comes Around" AKA Johnny Cash! ;) And I heard, as it were, the noise of thunder: One of the four beasts saying: "Come and see." And I saw. And behold, a white horse...
    IamMoon IamMoon 22-25, M Jan 28

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M Jan 31

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M Feb 1

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    The Squirrel A squirrel is living in a pine tree, when one day it starts to shake and rock. So he looks outside and he sees a large elephant trying to climb up the tree. "What...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    In the beginning God created Adam, then Eve. He gave them both one rule (Genesis 2:16,17 "Jehovah God also gave this command to the man: “From every tree of the garden you may...
    Aquamarine221 Aquamarine221 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    In the beginning God created Adam, then Eve. He gave them both one rule (Genesis 2:16,17 "Jehovah God also gave this command to the man: “From every tree of the garden you may...
    Aquamarine221 Aquamarine221 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    In the beginning God created Adam, then Eve. He gave them both one rule (Genesis 2:16,17 "Jehovah God also gave this command to the man: “From every tree of the garden you may...
    Aquamarine221 Aquamarine221 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    [x] Smoked A Cigarette [] Smoked A Cigar [x] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [x] Are / Been In Love [x] Dumped someone [x] Been Fired [x] Been In A Fist Fight [x] Had A...
    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Back when the world was young, the humans and the animal people could speak to each other. At first they lived in peace. The humans hunted the animals only when they needed...
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M Jan 27

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    We had a home in the great North woods of upper Mich. The house was sitting on a ridge . We cleared an area for sledding and hooked up lighting for the kids. We always had quite...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    It's part of me, the grass, the trees, the plants. They are my friends. They speak to me. I run faster, jump further, climb higher when I'm in the forest. Nature is the very...
    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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