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I Think Life Is One Big Adventure

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    Every night I thank the universe

    that I am alive to see another beautiful day. To be blunt, I don't take life very seriously. I used to care a lot about how people saw me, but I've come to the realization that life is too short. Get high, expand your mind, enjoy the little things, travel, and make the most out...
    rachh4321 rachh4321 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Even the Messing Up...

    So I failed my first year of college...well, actually I dropped out. That got me pretty down: the fact that I made my first big mistake that would affect the rest of my life. I was hoping I wouldn't make any of those. And then I realized that even though I messed up royally, I...
    vanillaicecream vanillaicecream 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2009

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    Two years ago almost my best friend Céline

    and I went to England to a music festival. We had a two man tent to camp in and just a few clothes to wear each, in seeking to travel light. Compared to where we live in Saint Tropez it was pretty cool! I love a saying I learned, in English, and there was a tattooist. I had him...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Or Maybe One Little One After Another.

    As we go through life we face many challenges. We complete school and start a career or a job. We may get married, buy a house and establish a home, start a family. They are all challenges, and if faced with optimism they are an adventure. The biggest adventure for me was...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    Life Is Like Traveling

    Like is a wonderful adventure traveling down a one way road to never return. The road is not always smooth and you never know what is over the next hill or around the next corner. Even when you map out your travels down the road, they never lead you the designation you had...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2010

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    Life is a mixture of sunshine

    and rain, teardrops and laughter, pleasure and pain. Just remember, there was never a cloud that the sun couldn’t shine through.”
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Feb 14

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    Road Map

    If life gave you a road map you still wouldnt know where to go.   Modest mouse- i think, haha
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    And I wondered if I will ever experience

    something as magical as this. Reality as close to a dream as possible...except I didn't have to pee. Not yet anyway. All I've known didn't prepare me for this. All the lectures and careful diatribes. The loving push when the training wheels come off. It's out there for you son...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Adventure

    Adventure,I'm livin' it,This life,It's one big one,All it's twists and turns,Never know what's next,What lies in wait,Further down the line,Hidden surprises,Changes,Who knows,What's next?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 16, 2012

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    For Me, It Is!

    My life has been rough, but even so, I see it as one huge adventure of life-lessons that I needed. And now my life is getting good! So, the adventure continues and it's a grand one so far! :-) I have so much to look forward too! Meeting my best pals, Sharon and Philip...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2009

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