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Feb 3, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

This was beautifully written. Almost enough to make me want to me an early morning person...but unless forced to drag myself out of bed and stare blearily at it, I have ever been a night owl. Watching the sun rise has been from the other side - when I've been up all night.

There's beauty in every time of day. And in every different location. I enjoy reading about other people's favourite moments in time amd space, especially if they're things I won't readily see myself.

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Feb 14, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Love how your substack is capturing moments in your life...and how when you write it's like we, the readers, are walking alongside you....A powerfully descriptive piece of writing L with the gift of your awareness and noticing the small details the win all the way through...Love how you now possess the badge of the 'Early Risers Club' ready to be stitched on for lifetime membership....And who doesn't love cake right? ;) Wouldn't be a birthday without it!

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Feb 7, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Wonderfully descriptive, thank you LD. These photos are scrumptious!

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Feb 5, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Morning person here! My weird body clock awakens me at 4 am regardless of place or time zone. I see it as a blessing, rather than a curse.

Listening to this post with my eyes closed was a full sensory immersion into your world, down under. ๐Ÿ’œ

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Feb 4, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

This felt so much like I was going along with you. Almost made me wish I was a morning person so I could experience it! But I go the other way and leave the house when the sun is setting, not quite as quiet but still very peaceful

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Feb 3, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Loved going along on your early morning adventure! I used to jog on the soft sand in Santa Monica, and I loved the silent smile-and-nod we early morning risers used to give one another. Such a feeling of solidarity, and if Iโ€™m being honest, a bit of smugness. ๐Ÿ˜‚

And Poppy. โ™ฅ๏ธ Your realization...that is a tough one. Wish I could give you a big hug.

And swims with your dad. That sounds wonderful!

Happy weekend! Xx

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Feb 3, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Your description was so well written. I felt like I was right there breathing in and out. Where are you off to next?

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Feb 3, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Loved this so much! It felt like I was meditating whilst reading it! Thank you for bringing the sunkissed ocean to my mind today (and for the shoutout ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก) love you xo

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Feb 3, 2023Liked by lauren deborah | she/they ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ†

Love the description ๐Ÿซถ

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