I Would Love to Live Near the Ocean

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    Childhood Memories

    I was 10 yrs old when my parets took us on a camping trip to Vancouver Island. We went to the pacific Rim Nation Park. We were allowed to camp right on the beach back then and i still vividly remember my excitement. Every morning i would wake up well before everyone else and i...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Apr 21, 2008

    Waking Up to the Waves

    I want to wake up and look outside my window in mornings and see the ocean come in to greet me.  At night, last thing, walking out of the door, sitting on the sand and watching the moonlight reflect on the surface of the ocean. I want to see the sun's relection of gold on...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 21, 2008

    πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸΌ sorry...

    Im 5 mins away ... Nowhere I'd rather be πŸŒ΄πŸ„β˜€οΈ
    S2dio54 S2dio54
    51-55, M
    Oct 1, 2015

    Sound Of Waves And The Feel Of The Mist

     I remember in my teens going with my Mom and her friends and sleeping on the beach and it was sandy and yuck the next morning but the sound and feel of the mist was amazing if we had slept in a tent to help with the sand I think it would have been one of the best nights...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2010

    Oh, but don't get all worked up.

    Most people would want to live by the ocean in a place like California or Florida. I'm not like that. It's the Alaskan coast for me.
    sierra1997 sierra1997
    18-21, F
    Mar 12

    I actually do live near the ocean.

    About twenty or thirty minutes away. I used to live so close you could see it from my back porch, but...
    KinkyIntellectual KinkyIntellectual
    31-35, M
    Dec 11, 2014

    I look out my window

    and there's the Pacific. I love where I live.
    nthohny nthohny
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    Out of the Way!

    I would love to live near the ocean,but sadly,I'm as far away from that as it gets!The good thing is that in about 15 years,I'm going to move to Japan.That's an island,so I'm going to try to get a beach condo or a beach house or something near the beach.
    Bryceman99 Bryceman99
    13-15, M
    May 30, 2009
    phillips0430 phillips0430
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2014

    My Dream Home

    a beautiful house on stilts [i think thats what they are called] near the beach, with a sailboat and my bimmer.
    antiyou antiyou
    26-30, F
    Nov 10, 2007

    Well, I live in Rio de Janeiro,

    Brazil. In theory, I live about 15 minutes from the ocean, from many different beaches. But one thing that really annoys me is that this 15 minutes trip becomes a two hours one because of traffic jams and then I get suuuper lazy. :/
    uryell uryell
    26-30, F
    Dec 11, 2014

    Really

    I live in the Netherlands, and quite close to the sea. So I can imagine if you wonder why I'm part of this group. But the sea here in Holland is awful. It's always cold here, and the water is brown and dirty and really gross. We just don't have a beautiful seaside. I go on...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2008

    Live Near The Ocean

    Live near the ocean,Would love to,What a dream,A dream come true,The ocean,I hear it,See it,Smell it,Here I am,Livin' my dream.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 20, 2012

    Used to

    I used to live in Homer, AK which is a coastal town. Then I moved to MI. I hated it so I migrated over to Oregon. I don't live near the ocean but plan on moving again one of these days.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 21, 2008

    I Would Give Anything to Li...

    I would give anything to live near the ocean,. I reckon that would be so awesome.. But there again, i only live a forty five minute drive from the nearest seaside resort, which is Wales top ''Porthcawl'' and ''Barry Island''  
    welshbabe welshbabe
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 25, 2009

    I Do And I Don't Even Try

    My life has inadvertently been involved with the sea. My natural mother was a young trawlerman's widow from Lossiemouth, by the sea, her husband had been killed I think, possibly drowned. My natural dad was at the RAF base. He may have been the cleaner for all I know, but an RAF...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo
    41-45, M
    Sep 26, 2012

    Drawn To It

    It's no secret by now,that humans,at least most,of us,seem drawn to water quite naturally.Wether it's because we're largely made up of the stuff,or what,I don't know,but there does seem to be some magnetic force that draws us to water. It might be the ocean,a lake, a river,or...
    diggler diggler
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 6, 2012

    I would kill to live by the ocean.

    I feel so happy when I'm by the ocean. My great grandfather owned a house that was right on the beach. I loved going there as a kid and playing in the water. It was because of that house I dreamed of owning a beach house so I could be near the water every day. God knows how I'll...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2014

    Atlantic

    I like the Atlantic ocean in a (objectum) way objectum mean a person that falls in love with objects. the ocean isnt really an object more like an element. elementum mabe. :)
    ATLANTIC0CEAN ATLANTIC0CEAN
    22-25, M
    Jun 4, 2010

    Childhood Memories

    I was 10 yrs old when my parets took us on a camping trip to Vancouver Island. We went to the pacific Rim Nation Park. We were allowed to camp right on the beach back then and i still vividly remember my excitement. Every morning i would wake up well before everyone else and i...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

    I'd be the happiest person ever

    if I lived near the ocean! It's so peaceful! This is my dream and if this doesn't happen until I retire I'd be totally fine with that!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2014

    for everyone who can't be near the ocean,

    I took this photo for you
    nthohny nthohny
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014
    Whothehellcares1 Whothehellcares1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014

    IT Would Be a Dream Come True..

    to live near the ocean....whether north, in New England or Florida Keys...I would love to smell the salt air, be able to go to the beach whenever I wanted, have fresh seafood at hand, locally...and the vacation atmosphere year round...It is already home in my head and my heart, I...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2008

    Loving to be near the Ocean

    I really think it would be extremely cool to live near the ocean....Ive been raised in the south eastern United states region In Georgia......but the whole coastal region is very beautiful to me from South Carolina, Georgia, to Florida. So ive been close to the coast alot but...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 4, 2013

    Love the sound and the smell of the sea.

    Even in winter when the cold spray catches you. One day I shall find a nice view of the world and set up home there. Enjoying it during the spring and summer. Sheltering from it during the autumn and winter.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014

    Dreams

    I would love to live near the ocean. Sure, it would have its drawbacks: I would be vulnerable to natural disasters on the ocean. But then I think about the other side of the coin: The sound of the waves, the knowledge that I can walk to paradise, the fact that I'm residing in the...
    rustyguy rustyguy
    18-21, M
    Sep 4, 2008

    I would love to live on a boat

    for a month or so... The ocean is so relaxing 😌 I need to go on vacation. Lol
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 14, 2014

    I Can't Handle Being Away From the Sea

    I have always lived in an area that was at least an extension of the ocean. Except for now, and I kinda hate it.
    waterbaby waterbaby
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 10, 2009

    Malibu (Westcoast) is AWESOME!

    ! Epic sunsets!!!
    pyeito pyeito
    31-35, M
    Jan 7, 2014

    I lived in Santa Barbara

    for 6 months which was amazing, could hear seals at night when I laid in bed. It got too expensive though :/
    thatgirlkay thatgirlkay
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2014

    Sandy Feet

    Then I could run down to it every morning and wade into it while the sun is still rising. Which, I reckon, would be pretty lovely and a great way to start the day. Nothing better than getting sandy feet before your breakfast.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2008

    So Nice

    I would be so happy if I lived within 4 hours of a beach! I don't even care about living ocean side (though that would be nice!) I love swimming in the ocean. My favorite vacations have been Florida and S Carolina because I got to be a beach bum for a few days.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2008

    I wish I could go back to the ocean with my

    baby<3 But it take us 2 days D:
    HappilyInLove16 HappilyInLove16
    18-21, F
    Oct 5, 2014

    I Never Have

    I love the smell and sounds of it and the way it makes the air feel.  I love the cry of the gulls overhead, squishy sand between my toes and salt spray.  I have never lived near the ocean, but have visited our West Coast many times.  I think I would like to...
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger
    46-50, F
    Nov 23, 2008

    I would love to live out on Plum Island in

    Massachusetts, or out on in the Keys in Florida.
    SultryPieGirlKelly SultryPieGirlKelly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2014

     That Would Be An Amaz...

     That would be an amazing sight and sound to wake up to every morning. Maybe someday I'll move to Hawaii or the Dominican.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 25, 2009

    I do live near the ocean

    but dont spend much time on the public beaches as their always crowded in summer and freezing in winter . We are however lucky enough to have 2 n-dist beaches close by ,where the people are far more friendly .
    nakednudist nakednudist
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 11, 2015
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