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    I had to do a child protection application to

    remove a child from it's mother and father's care and after the child protection officer sent me the photos of that one year old child, I immediately dropped everything and zoned everyone around me out. My only goal afterwards was ensuring that the poor child was removed and...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    yesterday was my last day with my boyfriend,

    I was visiting him on his base. He knew I was sad, so this morning I woke up to a long text message telling me how much he loved me and how beautiful I am and how he couldn't wait to see me next month. it made me smile.
    millerandm1 millerandm1 18-21, F Apr 20

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    The Day After Yesterday

    This started out as one of those days where I couldn't think of a single thing that made me happy here-and-now. So I made myself think of three reasons why I'm happy it's not yesterday anymore, and three reasons why I'm happy it's not tomorrow yet. That little exercise made me...
    gottatell gottatell 31-35, F 4 Responses May 20, 2008

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    I Just Got A Text ^_________________________^

    It's from HIM!!!!! He says I get to talk to him tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'M SO HAPPYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!! We haven't had the chance to talk since last Tuesday, and it's been KILLING ME, especially today. That one little text made me so happy my eyes actually teared...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Only a couple more hours till I'm off work,

    then sleep for a couple hours then class all day long. Life of a ministry college student
    ryry0523 ryry0523 22-25, M Apr 21

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    The Person Who Made Me Smile Today...

    Can be found right here on EP. And when/if you read this, I hope it makes you feel happy too, 'cause I want you to know how much I really do appreciate your company. Thank you S :) for making me smile today <3
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    It's my birthday. Yes,

    another year older but another fruitful year it will gonna be for sure. I am happy because I got to spent my pre birthday celebration with friends and today with my family. I am happy and feeling blessed that I am loved and cherished by these people I love the most. I'm...
    Dudeinmask Dudeinmask 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2014

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    Al-Fitr Eid

    After Ramadan , our Eid comes , Iam so happy today We meet each other , enjoy our time
    zahraa2013 zahraa2013 22-25, F Aug 8, 2013

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    I went shopping with my momma

    and then my boyfriend came over. Yep. I also got a new pack of cigarettes this morning. So now I have good food and fresh pack of cigarettes. I'm spending time with my boyfriend now. It's so far been a good day even though I didn't get to get my nails done since my boyfriend...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Feb 24, 2014

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    Giving Someone a Break

     It's hot, hot, hot out today. And dripping humidity. I feel for the folks who work outside in this weather. To brighten one such person's day -- the mailman's -- I put an ice-cold can of Coca Cola in my mailbox just before he got to my place. I attached a post-it note...
    gottatell gottatell 31-35, F 3 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Sweet Sleep ;)

    when i heard you stopped breathing from taking too many pills, i have never felt such an excited joyful rush run thru my whole body i was so happy, it felt unblelivable.. i was so o ver the moon, it was like a dream come tru, ahaha sucked in to ya **** missus who nearly saw...
    shayeshaye shayeshaye 18-21, F Jan 30, 2013

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    My economics teacher allowed me to skip my last

    period class. She called my health teacher during class change to let him know that I'm helping her grade papers and will be moving stuff around in her class room. The funny part is that she already graded papers over the weekend and her classroom is spotless. We basically left...
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F Apr 20

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    Breakfast With The Birds

    Waking to the sound of lorikeets and noisy miner birds feeding on the nectar of the umbrella tree.   And busy bees collecting nectar from the palm tree flowers.    
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 15 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    iloste iloste 18-21, M Apr 20

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    i was told today that I'm the gold at the end

    of the rainbow :)it was so sweet actually
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Apr 19

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    My daughter has got married in February.

    I felt good when she told me that she and her husband have decided to keep their romance alive and stay committed forever.A good way to start.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I went to the store today with my dad

    and bought some food and some other things i wanted to get for a while.It had been maybe a month give or take too since i had left the house at all since moving in to this new place so i was kinda anxious going outside again but it went ok and i found a lot of things i liked at...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F a week ago

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    This Didn't Look Right.

    I have some elderly neighbours living two properties further up the road. Each morning they take a walk with their blue heeler dog for about two kilometres. We always have a friendly wave as I drive past them on my way to work. He still collects and bottles honey as an interest...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 14 Responses May 26, 2008

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    A Stranger

    I was at the store and I saw a woman help an older woman carry items to the checkout lane before retrieving a cart and helping the woman take things to her car. I assumed they were there together until the older woman got in the car and drove away and woman who had been helping...
    GoshDarnit GoshDarnit 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    Thank Atheus It's Monday!!!

    Sometimes it's not a particular thing or event in a day that makes me happy.  Sometimes, it's just the fact that the day isn't a Saturday or a Sunday. Today is Monday!!!   Thank Atheus!!! I can't say how stressful the weekend was.  Let's just say, I've...
    ag123 ag123 41-45 8 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Woof Woof!

     I have a 3-year-old brown chihuahua who hasn't seen another of her breed since she left the litter…until today. We were driving through another town (my dog and I) this afternoon, and we saw someone walking not one, but two brown chihuahuas! I stopped, rolled down my...
    gottatell gottatell 31-35, F 4 Responses May 27, 2008

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    You Guys

    Yes, all my wonderful friends here on EP, young and old and new. You rock!
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 13 Responses May 3, 2008

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    Someone Have Dreamed About Me…

    The dream was… „I dreamed we were at our wedding.You were in a beautiful wedding dress standing with me and getting married.We went to the doctor and we found out you were pregnant.I had just gotten a job that would allow me to work for a company that pays well.Your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    This Poem!

      Life is tough.   It takes up a lot of your time, all your weekends…   and what do you get at the end of it?   …Death, a great reward.   I think the life cycle should be backwards.   You should die...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 24 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    The Sweetest Thing

    My 6 year old nephew moved in with me a month ago. For those of you that don't know the story, his mother died of cancer a year and a half ago. Well, today I noticed that he kept calling me mom. I told him that he did not have to call me that and that he could call me anything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Digging in the dirt with bare feet

    and soul Wind in my hair, birds chirping, smiling faces, bright loving eyes
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 20

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    I don't really know why I'm happy today lol.

    In fact, I'm exhausted because all of the dance and volleyball practices (´Д` ) As I got home I tried wearing our outfit for the dance to see if it fits me, I tried playing music while I do my homework with my outfit on and I suddenly felt like dancing so I danced and I felt...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 18-21, F Jan 22, 2014

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    My Today

    Did one hour of yoga this morning. Despite my not fully recovered sprained ankle, I was able to have a satisfying workout. For poses that will tax my left ankle, I thought out and did them with variations. Woohoo... I feel good :) physically and mentally.
    5465zen 5465zen 31-35, F Jan 9, 2013

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    I Am So Happy!!!!!!!!!

    If you have read my stories then you know I have been very sick…a week ago I have a made a mammography and some days later my doc called me and said my right breast had showed an indeterminate tissue and he needs an additional imaging. The worse things came to my mind, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 68 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    so atm I'm in uni but work

    as a bar tender part time. this morning an old lady came in about 60-70 yrs and asked me where the nearest train station was. not sure she would remember the directions I told her, I drew her a quick map. when I was done she had the most grateful look on her face. so she pulled...
    poper324 poper324 22-25 1 Response Jun 25

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    Almost Aristotle

    Ari saying I made him feel happy :) Seriously, I am not overall happy right now, work is on my mind with a number of things I have to deal with. A situation that has come up time after time and its always difficult . But for Ari to say I made him feel happy with just a comment...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    Amazing Video On Youtube (very Touching)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxPZh4AnWyk You definitely want to watch this if you are one of those people that: likes to watch amazing talent likes to see Simon Cowell smile likes to see Piers Morgan actually nice likes to see everyone learn the lesson...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    This is a very good idea.

    Focusing on the goods, today I allowed myself to eat delicious things and be on the phone.
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F Apr 21

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    Jo, My Friend From Taichi Class

    JO apologised today for causing me some discomfort, and thanked me for being patient for bearing with his forthrightness. he said he will not ''disturb'' me nor will he cross the ''boundaries'', no more saying things that will cause awkwardness etc.. he said he is afraid that if...
    5465zen 5465zen 31-35, F Jan 10, 2013

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    Yup Yup..

    Today I logged on to see a very happy sight indeed Three of my favoritest EPeeps online at the same time! Wow! This hasn't happened  in FOREVER!! :)
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 15 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    Winter has been harsh this year

    and cabin fever has hit me hard. I had to broach a few concerns about things, changes needed around the house, things that could be easily taken the wrong way or sound harsh. I was so nervous because I don't want to be the nagging housewife, the shrew that I know can come out of...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F Jan 27, 2014

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    Breakfast On Ep

    Each morning I log on to EP while sipping coffee and eating breakfast. There is always something  good going on! What a way to start a day, catching up with my EP family. I'm sometimes late for work but make up for it through the day.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 6 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Smiles!

    so what made me happy today? i went to the mall, i know i hate shopping but i went to hot topic and was shopping for a belt, since i needed one for school, i found an amazing DC comic belt, it is black and has superman, batman, green lantern, and flashes logo, i then thought of...
    VictimOfCircumstance VictimOfCircumstance 13-15, F Aug 30, 2013

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    Ooooooooooooooooooooklahoma!

    IM GOING TO SEE MY BABY!Now for a two month wait...............................................
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 12 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Monday, April 15, 2013 At 5:37 Pm. (64 Degrees, Worked Nights.)

    Wow. Thankful for the weather for sure! Worked nights, so I slept five hours. Wanted not to miss this day as the next few will be rainy and mild yet. I just finished raking out the front flower beds. Until the rake snapped in two! *laughing* It was old and now can retire...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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    The Library Lady

    This morning, 8/18/11~~~ I went to the library. It was a beautiful Appalachian late Summer morning, the kind I love best, as it bore the subtle promise of an early Autumn, my favorite season. The woman behind the counter was so lovely, I drew in my breath when I looked into her...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 10 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    Such A Simple Thing

    Today I spent the day helping out with a play day for an organization that provides therapy for kids with special needs through horse back riding. Most of the afternoon pretty much consisted of the kids showing of their riding skills. Then we ate some great bar-b-q. Later, after...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    I Am So Happy Today

    I was the parliamentarian of the youth parliament of my community and today I was made the vice president of that, and it will be a pleasure in serving that youth parliament as a vice president from now, also Pakistan won first ODI cricket match against India today, so it also...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    I Am So Happy For a Really Good Day...

    First of all I got a total of a little more than one hour sleep last night but I woke up this morning so that was a positive start.  Then I get to EP and my bestest was waiting for me to play with her a little and she had no issues and I had just my normally ones. Positive...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    A New Job

    I got offered a job today.  I'm excited because I'm still in school and this was supposed to be an intern job, but he wants someone NOW! So my unpaid internship has turned into a career!  YAY!!
    WaitingFor WaitingFor 26-30, F 11 Responses May 1, 2008

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