I Swam In the Pacific and the Atlantic

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    Swimming Around The Usa

    I grew up in California and moved to NY when I was 12. Yes I have swam in the Atlantic and Pacific. Also in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence river, and lots of pools. Also nude beaches too.
    nyguy69 nyguy69
    61-65, M
    Dec 25, 2009

    Alaska, Cold, Virginia, Warm. Pensacola, Fantastic, Mediterranean Sea, Great Too. Cuba, Also Nice.

    Having served in the armed forces and being a military dependent before that, I have swam in several seas and both of the oceans listed here! I love the ocean!
    Emichael Emichael
    41-45, M
    Jun 27, 2012

    I Grew Up On Long Island and Drove Up the Pch

    Long Island is part of New York state. Fire Island is a barrier island that runs most of the length of Long Island's south shore, buffering the effects of the Atlantic Ocean's battering waves and erosion. Some of my very earliest memories are of beach experiences on Fire Island...
    qazrazl qazrazl
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2009

    I Did

    I swam in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time when I was almost a teenager.  It was winter and we were spending some quality time in Flordia.  A few years later I had my first chance to swim in the Pacific.  I now live near the Pacific and could swim there every...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 27, 2009

    I Prefer The Pacific Ocean

    I grew up in Hawai'i and the ocean is apart of who we are. While in the military I was fortunate to travel all over the US. In Florida I swam in the gulf of Mexico. In Boston I swam in the Atlantic Ocean. First of all, the water is to cold to appreciate. Secondly, the waves have...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 7, 2009


    My mother was born and raised in Panama. A few years ago, she took my oldest brother and I down to finally meet our grandparents. When we got there, and got rested up, one of the first things we did was drive to the beach. I live on the Pacific Ocean in Oregon but it freezing...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 20, 2012


      ... Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes, too.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    I just KNOW that someone is gonna post a story here at 3:59 Pacific Time, saying, "Haha! I truly wrote the last post!" And then it's not gonna matter because this website will be...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    Apr 21
    Hey, I found this app called Pacifica. It might help you if you're anxious or depressed. It keeps track of your mood, allows you to write things down, you can join groups who feel...
    Lynnd520 Lynnd520
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    Well, fellow Floridians, we're pretty much at the end. 4 pm Pacific time (7 Eastern) tomorrow this forum goes dark. As it happens for me, I'm finally out of a state where I felt...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    2 Responses Apr 20
    1. What is your name? You may call me by "Sydney". 2. How old are you? 13-15. Just to keep myself a little bit mysterious, you know? 3. Are you sure? ... I was a second ago!! D: 4...
    CherryJelly CherryJelly
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    Hey ok before I start I want no judgemental comments and no rude comments thanks. So I like this guy and his background is pacific asian like a big mix of the pacific Asian...
    CocoPpa2 CocoPpa2
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I feel like I have never been mentally here on Earth. Ever since I began to comprehend language and think critically I have never felt like I was meant to be on this Earth. This...
    MillennialStarSon MillennialStarSon
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 14
    True story's on the id channel Campus nightmares Killer kids Surviving evil Who the bleep did I marry A crime to remember Obsession dark desires Love thy neighbor Swamp murder...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    I have done some of Europe and a little of the Middle East and Central America. What I dream of is Africa and Asia... and the South Pacific... and... and... ;-)
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    Oh God, I lost her today. I knew this day was coming, but I thought I might have more time to forget about how fast it was approaching. Synchronized heart beats quickly fall to...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Apr 10
    Yesterday I was overwhelmed with insecurities and stuff because I had to talk to a group of people who I haven't seen in years. The last time, I remember we were little kids. Today...
    fthefurious fthefurious
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    I loved him. But I hated him once. Now I love him again. What if that event did not happen? What if he were always the same kind father? Would I have become who I am today? I don...
    dreamhigh23 dreamhigh23
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    Are these women Pacific, aluminum (Al), you see, friends, artillery class flat, salt SEM secrets hidden in the United States has won more than 300 No nothing. But the question is...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    I'm always ready to explore new places I absolutely love any place that has water, from oceans and beaches to boating through the swampy swamps! I love to scuba dive and even...
    meganlynngreene meganlynngreene
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 5
    I am so tired of proving myself. My entire life, all I see is the obligations of doing things for this, and this, and this, and that, and I wonder if underneath everything, if...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    Apr 4
    Dear Fellow Floridians – or Florida victims (Flictims?) Don’t know if you saw the announcement from the Experience Project but unfortunately, this forum is coming to an end...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian
    4 Responses Apr 4
    Call of Duty zombies dream, love this because I get to be with my two favorite characters Nikolai and Dempsey! I ended up on the catwalk in Call of Duty zombies Der Rise. I...
    CaptainDragoness CaptainDragoness
    18-21, F
    Apr 3
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