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I Remember Buffums Department Store

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    Young Careerist

    My first introduction to Buffums was as a member of Buffums' Young Careerist program while I was a student at Long Beach City College, approximately 1961-62. The purpose of the program was to introduce young people into careers in marketing - as a representative from LBCC, I...
    HLSmith HLSmith 66-70, F Jul 26, 2011

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    Santa Clause

    I remember Buffums Dept Store. Mainly because of Santa. I used to go and hang out with him and his pretty elves. I used to mainly hang out on the side-lines watching the other children sit on Santa's lap and request toys and other gifts for Christmas. Once in awhile when a young...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Xemployee Of Buffums In Westminster, Ca

    In 1977 I worked at Buffums, Westminster, Ca and made several friends that I would love to find.  Unfortunately I don't have their names but, one of them was Sandy and her roommate (name?) sang at my 1978 wedding.  I was also good friends with one of my managers (don't remember...
    maymcc538 maymcc538 51-55 3 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    Paul Iulo is a highly trained and expert Security Supervisor who works in Metropolitan Arts and Antiques in New York. He is also a Fire Guard License Holder. Here, he supervises...
    brucejhons brucejhons 31-35, M Feb 5

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    I braved the chilly night in my warm Russian hat, Lana Del Rey singing sweetly to me all the while. I hadn't planned on going out, I never have to, but once I am out its hard for...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    It was after high school, I was 20 and she was 19. We have liked each other throughout high school, neither of us said anything. Until I was in my 3rd year of college, she says "I...
    dbelone11 dbelone11 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I still jump on the bed. Especially in furniture stores! (:
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I went to a reading at a local book store tonight featuring three wonderful local authors...they were living history, it was marvelous.
    Fatkitten Fatkitten 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I bought an awesome jean jacket today :) and it was only three dollars! I'd like to eventually shop exclusively at thrift stores, there's no reason to be spending so much money on...
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F Feb 13

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    I always get the best deals while flirting...yes I flirt for discounts at thrift stores!
    Lyinginthesun Lyinginthesun 16-17, M Feb 15

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    It sounds weird. I've remembered this my whole life. Some details have faded and I don't remember everything, but it's still there. I was a seven - eight year old girl. I...
    Nomnomk Nomnomk 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I will always remember his smile that could cause pain on my cheeks for whenever he does it, it makes me smile too and I like it. I will always remember his eyes that I couldn...
    LAithought LAithought 22-25, F Feb 21

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    I'll be frank. I. Can't. Remember. My. Childhood. At. All. Sure there are bits and pieces of memories (such as losing my best friend and stealing) that's still somewhat fresh in...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Feb 14

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    As far I can remember was that I was in a field, and all around me was pure and seemed alive. First I remembered the water, like a river near me, as clear as crystal. I saw life in...
    raphaellive raphaellive 46-50, M Feb 15

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    I don't remember when I was young. I just can't seem to recall. I remember some things, but most things are just a blur. God gave humans this amazing ability to block things out...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I have this thing.. I can remember faces. I know, lots of people say they can. But I dont ever forget a face. I have run into people I went to grammar school with, 25 years ago...
    BrianTheChef BrianTheChef 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Something my sister said triggered it. Suddenly I was a little girl again and I was in church. "If people would like to pay their final respects, you can come up to see the body...
    CrimsonRein CrimsonRein 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I recently posted about my experience with divorce and how since leaving this man I am much happier. I do find myself when I am in a quiet place alone all the horrible things he...
    amylove90 amylove90 22-25, F Feb 2

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    I was in Kindergarten, a girl named Emerald. She was my first kiss and my first valentine. We kissed underneath the monkey bars, that's where all the kids were doing it it. Lol...
    Mardiez Mardiez 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    The thrill of that first love….that first step. Some things I don’t remember at all, like for how long I had a crush on her until that day. I know that we weren’t really...
    Synapse81 Synapse81 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Sometimes, it seems like the stars align and everything works out perfect. It's important to remember this on days when the sh*t hits the fan. To remember that, yes, days like...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    The Last Days of An American Empire When 911 happened I was in Grade 8. I was walking to school. I had skipped a couple of days and I was thinking about the shaming I'd undergo...
    NANOHORIZON NANOHORIZON 22-25 1 Response Feb 10

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    I consider myself a bisexual guy. I had a few boyfriends in middle school. My first kiss was at 14 years old and my boyfriend and I ended up French kissing. Can't remember how it...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    her name was Sam, that wasnt her really name but she hated her really bame and just went by Sam. she had a lot of self hate, depression and selfharm problems. me living in indiana...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I want to remember because I want to know what my OCD was like
    HiddenNumber4 HiddenNumber4 13-15, M Feb 3

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    I was 16 when I first remembered that I shaved my private parts and my legs. I was so bald then and still today between my legs.
    redheadfemale redheadfemale 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    Whenever you feel alone, just remember, Those kings will always be there to guide you. And so will I. - Lion King.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 8

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    13. Matt with blue eyes. It happened at the movies & i remember being nervous but ready at the same time - thinking about movie kissing scenes. when it was over i was kinda bummed...
    Platana2100 Platana2100 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I remember jumping on the bed really clearly, because I was punished for it! Me and my sister were bored, so we decided to jump on our parents bed, mom was coming up the stairs and...
    somegirl300 somegirl300 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I also remember doing a lot of other stuff!!!!!!!! Lol!!!!!!!! 😃😃😃❤️❤️❤️
    smashme28 smashme28 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I will always remember you - with love in my heart.
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I smile when I remember it.I along with my sister did it when we played or when I wanted something badly and was refused by Mom .
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    My days was bad I remember I was jumping in the bed and I broke my hand
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I walked in my first day of kindergarten. I didn't know anyone, and I wasn't ready to meet anyone either. If anyone came near me I would flick them. I had strong fingers to, I had...
    purpainting7 purpainting7 16-17, F Feb 12

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    I see all you younger and it makes me think about what I went through. Break ups, he said she said, fake friends and trying to fit in somewhere. Well I never fit in anywhere but...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Yeah, I remember what it was like to actually approach a woman to ask her out on a date, and try to get to know her in person, and all of that really nerve-racking stuff. They...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M Feb 13

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    I mainly remember the sick jokes that went round school the next day rather than the main event.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I remember the feeling and when I first realized it. I was helping my father move into my parents new home. I found it astounding that my father could listen to the same album of...
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I remember back to when I was younger. My mom had picked me up from elementary school and told me my dad was hit by a truck while walking to his car to come home. I thought I had...
    DesignBlack DesignBlack 18-21, M Feb 17

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    Remember Where I Was On 9-11
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20

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    at work. at a school. the first plane hit and we were all dumbfounded that an accident lile that could happen. Terrorism never crossed my mind. And then we were watching when the...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I still remember Thatcher and then I always have to smile...today I am still jumping on my Sofa in the living Film, listening so loud to Hardstyle Music till the neighbour knock on...
    AllyAyumi AllyAyumi 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 21