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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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    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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    When I had my miscarriage I took the baby home

    and buried him with a tree. The nurse thought I was crazy, he's to small to see, but I needed closure...it's not like I could hold him. We kept what the nurse collected in the deep freezer with our food (double & triple wrapped in hazmat container and bags and then extra...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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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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    Over the years, I used to tease Joseph, being he is so methodical, practical, and a brilliant problem solver Only one little glitch....Joseph is also terribly accident prone, more...
    FalconsLair FalconsLair 70+, M 22 mins ago

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    All the beautiful fireworks going off. They have the cute little gold Palm tree looking ones and everything! I ate a lot and had fun with my family! We have so many new additions...
    KayKay90210 KayKay90210 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I realise how weird it is for me to think this way but I am really tired of being treated as a normal (stable) person I really am not a stable person I am tired of everybody not...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Throughout my whole life I've always felt I was different. I always knew there something about me that just wasn't quite like everyone else. I always thought I was just shy, moody...
    RedSheep2 RedSheep2 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I had a psychosis, i thought i was undergoing spiritual development or progress. It all startet about 4 years ago and i researched watched documentarys, in all my spare time. I...
    Selfconsciousness Selfconsciousness 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I just saw what i think was a tarantula hawk cruising the branches of my tree. Ig was iridescent blue, about two inches long, and possibly carrying something. Albuquerque, nm
    PatSadist PatSadist 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    I’ve had enough of this crap. Enough is enough is enough. I really need to take a break, away from this crazy stuff. You’ve made my life a misery. Well, now the worm has turned...
    TonyGrey TonyGrey 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    HOW TO DIRECT LIGHTNING BOLTS.. And Supernatural/Super beings Critics.. Ill be discussing how to literally summon forth lightning strikes.. Aswell as talking about Supernaturals...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I know being a little silly an goofy may help amuse . Sometimes being a little mischevieous may make some ppl day and also there are those who do some mean things here and there to...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    I love indoor planting. I talk to them when i am alone in home. Now i am looking for bonsai tree but cant find it in local. I am very emotional about plants. I still feel hurting...
    mkdpk mkdpk 41-45, M 12 hrs ago

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    I lay nacked under the spring warm sun on the green grass of a huge flat field with some trees around and some hills, then from one of the hill come down a beautiful girl, nacked...
    Ignifer Ignifer 22-25, M 19 hrs ago

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    Okay, so those of you who have read my profile and stuff know my kinks, ..............but since I had to retire early life has been ups and downs with depression, boredom, etc. I...
    mslade mslade 61-65, M 20 hrs ago

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    Not sure if anyone has tried this but it's awesome , I spend a lot of time looking for beer money that don't require a lot of work or plain boring work like surveys it's called...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Getting back to nature is a truly wonderful experience. Viewing a canopy of beautiful trees puts life in perspective.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    The sound the leaves from this one enormous tree was amazing, the loud rustling sound was so beautiful and so calming, it made me stop dead in my tracks. I stood still just...
    salty2013 salty2013 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I recently had to come to grips with the fact that I can communicate with trees. I have always felt close to trees.There is always a sort of awareness when I am around them...
    deespeer deespeer 61-65, F 5 days ago

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    Well, at least no one would be poor right, LOL.
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Imagine that. But if it did. Our economy would be crap. It would have no value and I wouldn't have learnt that hardwork gets you places :) so in a way I'm glad it doesn't haha
    kaixin97 kaixin97 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Emily's forty-year-old husband had wrapped a rope around his neck, and jumped from the barn's rafters. She studied his dead body swaying stiff and pale. One small tear bubbled in...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    MEMBERS OF THIS GROUP BEWARE! June 27, 2015 The many members of this group, ("I Am Being gang Stalked") who truly ARE being gang stalked should beware of the fakes and paid...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    as soon as i'm in the forest the first thing i do is i hug a tree and put my ear to it and really listen i can hear the trees whisper some things to me. the trees teach me to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M a week ago

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    as soon as i'm in the forest the first thing i do is i hug a tree and put my ear to it and really listen i can hear the trees whisper some things to me. the trees teach me to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    1. I wish a tree would fall on my ex. 2. I wish a tree would fall on my ex. 3. I wish a tree would fall on my ex. 4. I wish a tree would fall on my ex. 5. I wish my ex would get...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    The Savior of Two, Lincu --------------------------------------- Lincu hated Christmas. He didn't just dislike Christmas, he hated it as if it were a rabid canine trying to bite...
    TheClassicFox TheClassicFox 13-15 Jun 25

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    I live the scent of leaves and trees , and being among them , and the tranquility, that they create with there canopy , but I never hug them 😂
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I live in the Panhandle of Texas. It is flat here and the saying among locals is that "It's so flat, if you stand on a bucket you can see tomorrow." We have damn few trees as well...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses Jun 24

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    My name means town of the ash tree, so I have always felt at ease around nature. I love the depths of the forest. The sound of rain falling from leaf to leaf, tree limb to tree...
    alicornia alicornia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 23

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    Jōmon Sugi (縄文杉?) is a large cryptomeria tree (yakusugi) located on Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Japan. It is the oldest and largest among the old-growth...
    TigrisCorbetti TigrisCorbetti 26-30, M Jun 23

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    It's not bad to love money, that doesn't make you materialistic! You can love money and still be a good person
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22

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    TURKEY YACHT CHARTER Under the blue sky, with this kind of sunny working day, are now living in the natural beauty amid lush inexperienced forests, and fruit trees, pomegranate...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have a success story. I came from a dysfunctional co-dependent example of parents who hated their marriage, were trapped into thinking they could mend what was broken multiple...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Jun 22

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    TURKEY YACHT CHARTER Under the blue sky, with this type of sunny working day, live in the attractiveness among the lush green forests, and fruit trees, pomegranate trees, orange...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I like many others have spent a great deal of my life looking for the reasons for life itself. I have studied and contributed in many different spiritual, religious and non...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Hey, so I wanna have a wedge buddy (a girl because most of the guys on here are creepy). I wanna have a friend who can have wedge conversations and non-wedge conversations too! I...
    thatoneAustinguy thatoneAustinguy 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I mean, come on, a tree?
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 20

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    Actually I already have I've planted lots of trees at my house. Mostly pines, but also others. The pines are big and beautiful now!
    gerryb001 gerryb001 46-50, M Jun 20

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