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What are some of your best memories?

Post by geoffrey ngoima » 07 Sep 2017, 03:04

I find that for most, the best memories are always found in the childhood period, is this true?
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Post by CatInTheHat » 07 Sep 2017, 09:08

I have so many great memories. Times with extended family are wonderful, both as a child and an adult. Our travels, especially introducing our children to new things. I have fond memories of simply playing with my kids when they were young.
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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 07 Sep 2017, 09:14

CatInTheHat wrote:I have so many great memories. Times with extended family are wonderful, both as a child and an adult. Our travels, especially introducing our children to new things. I have fond memories of simply playing with my kids when they were young.
I hope to get all of that 1 day, CatInTheHat, sounds like quite the life
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Post by Ljessup » 07 Sep 2017, 14:41

I have amazing childhood memories that I cherish and think about often that cause my heart to swell. Mostly with my parents, but becoming a mother myself and all the memories I have made with my son have been memories that complete me in a way that nothing else has in my life. I think that it is true that memories we have from any time period throughout our lives make for a beautiful dose of happiness at any given time though!
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Post by Amagine » 07 Sep 2017, 16:41

My best memories come from childhood. Those were the good days...
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Post by micoleon13 » 07 Sep 2017, 18:22

I have some great memories from childhood, mainly about being carefree with nothing to worry about, and holidays at the beach were the highlight of the year. As an adult Ive made some very different but still great memories, but with day to day stress its easy to forget about them, or not dwell on them as much which is a shame. Seeing a jaguar in the wild, as well as releasing endangered parrots back into the forest was quite memorable.

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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 08 Sep 2017, 00:31

We have had bits of shakedowns here in African that had made us watch our houses/lives/families go down in flames, and reading thru your comments make me appreciate the good times, and look forward to the good times..
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Post by jwalker73 » 09 Sep 2017, 17:38

I have many enjoyable memories that I often revisit in my mind, however my most memorable experience is one from my teens and is quite simple. I remember galloping my horse along the beach - and that sense of freedom and forgetting everything that was worrying me was indescribable. It was like nothing else existed but my horse and me, the wind blowing through my hair and the sound of hooves on the damp sand. It was a temporary escape from reality.

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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 09 Sep 2017, 20:50

jwalker73 wrote:I have many enjoyable memories that I often revisit in my mind, however my most memorable experience is one from my teens and is quite simple. I remember galloping my horse along the beach - and that sense of freedom and forgetting everything that was worrying me was indescribable. It was like nothing else existed but my horse and me, the wind blowing through my hair and the sound of hooves on the damp sand. It was a temporary escape from reality.
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Post by Christina Rose » 09 Sep 2017, 21:13

geoffrey ngoima wrote:I find that for most, the best memories are always found in the childhood period, is this true?
Not necessarily. I have very fond memories from when I was a child, yes, but I have made some great ones as an adult as well. The birth of my children and marrying my soulmate are, of course, some of my fondest. ❤️

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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 09 Sep 2017, 21:32

Christina Rose wrote:
geoffrey ngoima wrote:I find that for most, the best memories are always found in the childhood period, is this true?
Not necessarily. I have very fond memories from when I was a child, yes, but I have made some great ones as an adult as well. The birth of my children and marrying my soulmate are, of course, some of my fondest. ❤️
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Post by readandsmile » 10 Sep 2017, 00:48

My best memories, when we are altogether around in the table. Eating the bestbwe have.
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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 10 Sep 2017, 03:53

readandsmile wrote:My best memories, when we are altogether around in the table. Eating the bestbwe have.
Maybe you'll invite me to eat the bestbwe one day :)
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Post by Lest92 » 11 Sep 2017, 10:10

I had some good childhood moments, but they're not my fondest memories. 2014 was the best year of my life - I had good friends, nobody died and life seemed promising.

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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 11 Sep 2017, 11:01

Lest92 wrote:I had some good childhood moments, but they're not my fondest memories. 2014 was the best year of my life - I had good friends, nobody died and life seemed promising.
Sorry for the losses of yesteryear,... hail 2014!
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