I Want to Know What Its Like Where You Live

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    In The Desert

    Where I live, the weather is very different here. Our summers are very hot. The highest I've known it to be was 125 degrees. I live in a small town surrounded by desert. It's beautiful! Especially after a good rain, it cleans away all the dirt. We have such great sunrises. I love...
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    Apr 7, 2011

    Westcliff-on-Sea is a suburb of Southend-on-Sea,

    a seaside resort and unitary authority in Essex in south-east England. It is situated on the north bank of the Thames Estuary, about 34 miles (55 km) east of London. Geography The cliffs formed by erosion of the local quaternary geology give views over the Thames Estuary...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    1 Response May 16, 2014


    I am a southerner, who is surrounded by majestic mountains. I live in an area that is very earth conscious and many live as naturalist. Some forage food from the mountain, most grow their own produce and barter with a neighbor for meats and eggs. I have traveled many large...
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 10, 2012


    For people who like to connect the dots, I don't think it is a secret that I live in the capital city of Indonesia. It is quite a big city, with big city's problems. Traffic jam, pollution and any type of personalities you want (or not want) to see. The weather is cool these...
    june1999 june1999
    31-35, F
    18 Responses Feb 9, 2009

    Pretty Quiet!

    The neighborhood and area where I live is pretty quiet. My city is not so quiet, as an whole, and there is much crime and danger here. BUT, my neighborhood is untouched, somehow. It's dead-quiet at night here. And even in the daytime, it's very peaceful and the only...
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    May 29, 2009

    Nova Scotia, Canada.........

    It is the land blessed by my Goddess. It is green, beautiful, peaceful & the people are some of the friendliest I have ever had the honor to meet. They are welcoming, curious, & just the sweetest. The land that momma & I live on, is beautiful. We often see deer...
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    4 Responses May 1, 2009


    In Chicago, we have some of the fiercest winters! The cold wind is so strong that it cuts through you like a knife and makes your eyes tear. Best to wear a coat like armor! The summers are hot and humid. Some complain that its too hot, but I prefer it to the cold! We actually...
    jupiterjazz jupiterjazz
    Nov 21, 2011


                                                 IT IS BEAUTIFUL...
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2009


    I live in Arnhem, a city with 145.000 people, near the German border in The Netherlands (17,000,000 people). The river Rhine divides the city into North and South. It's the most green city, the city with the most of Nature in the whole (tiny) country, by car you travel from coast...
    wannashareit wannashareit
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2010

    A New Place

    I moved here with my husband of 22yrs. until he died in 1998. This is a small city and clean, a place to raise kids. I don't like it here the people are not friendly and don't even say good morining sometimes. Also they can be rude and act like they want to fight people. You have...
    Mozart7 Mozart7
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2013

    Lady Across The Lake

    I live near a most beautiful lake between Nashville & Knoxville, TN. A few famous Singers & Songwriters live near... Very quietly... the beauty, peaceful & serene views & sounds of Nature are all around. The water calls to me, as I am an Aquarian. On a hot summer day when I...
    jjplay jjplay
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    Soccer Crazy City

    Jo'burg/ Jozi/ Egoli/ Johannesburg (South Africa) Everything's about the 2010 World Cup (starting 11 June, for those of you who live under a rock).  The whole country's soccer mad.  Every Friday, people wear the national team's soccer jersey to work, so it...
    missB7 missB7
    26-30, F
    Apr 19, 2010

    Moving Day

    I can not wait to move away from here ....it's far too hot and i can not stand the bugs everywhere .....i spoke with the company that will be renting out my home ...hopefully with in the next month or two we will be all moved out ....and then we can live again
    goodseemore goodseemore
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2012

    I live in a small town with one Stop

    and Shop and 10-12 pizza places. My condo is up a mile long hill with a steep driveway. It's tough in snowy winter. I've had to hike home more than once. We have a beautiful small quiet park with a dammed up river/brook. There is a pair of mallards and finches and song sparrows...
    chemjanet chemjanet
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2014


    What would be the BEST part of my address to praise? Sudbury? Ontario?  Canada?  Such pride in all three. So, Sudbury then....comfortable city of about 200, 000 where you can be in the wilderness in any direction in about 20 minutes. no traffic! No crowded lakes. But...
    Sudbury Sudbury
    46-50, M
    6 Responses May 29, 2009
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