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Simple and serene living Laura Walker
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Laura, pursuing a simple and serene life through meditation, sharing of spirit, small space living, and saving our heritage.
Laura, pursuing a simple and serene life through meditation, sharing of spirit, small space living, and saving our heritage.

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THE RAW LOOK
I could spend hours (I actually do) browsing new decorating trends and gathering ideas for my own home. Even though I now live in a small retirement apartment, it doesn't mean I have stopped changing things up. I may not be able to move around heavy furnitu...
THE RAW LOOK
THE RAW LOOK
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RAINY DAY PURGING AND A BIRTHDAY
Yesterday was my mom's 94th birthday. She celebrated it with some friends who took her out to lunch. It is one of her favorite things to do, and although she says she is unable to eat, she apparently managed to do a good job on her meal.  She doesn't eat mu...
RAINY DAY PURGING AND A BIRTHDAY
RAINY DAY PURGING AND A BIRTHDAY
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COZY AND ECLECTIC BEDROOMS
I love my little space, and although it is decorated in a primarily English cottage style, I also consider it eclectic. I love picking up things wherever I happen to see them and adding them into my decor. books and suitcases in my apartment I usually have ...
COZY AND ECLECTIC BEDROOMS
COZY AND ECLECTIC BEDROOMS
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I'VE GONE AND DONE IT
You may have been wondering where I have been the last couple of weeks. While I have been battling a respiratory infect, which doesn't seem to want to let go of its grip, I have also been doing something that I have always wanted to do.  I have opened my ow...
I'VE GONE AND DONE IT
I'VE GONE AND DONE IT
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SULTRY SOUTHERN DAYS
Once the 4th of July is over, and I never thought it would be over as the neighbors were shooting off loud fireworks until one in the morning, it seems the sultry days of a southern summer set in.  Yes, it has been very hot this week, but when I stepped out...
SULTRY SOUTHERN DAYS
SULTRY SOUTHERN DAYS
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WHEN I GROW UP
Like almost all children I had dreams about what my life would be like when I grew up.  I can remember that I wanted to be a ballerina, and for awhile I thought that was a possibility. At age nine I danced in my city's ballet company.  I loved being a part ...
WHEN I GROW UP
WHEN I GROW UP
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FINDING YOUR HAPPY PLACE
Happiness can feel so elusive. It is often there just below the surface, and then it disappears like a puff of smoke.  The times we are living in add to the elusiveness. The ebbs and flows of our country and in our personal lives create static in the air th...
FINDING YOUR HAPPY PLACE
FINDING YOUR HAPPY PLACE
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A FAMILY GATHERING
It's hard to believe that another year has rolled around and the family has gathered once again for my uncle's birthday. Karl is my mother's older brother and he is celebrating 98 years. (My mom is a much younger 93. She will be 94 in August.) Karl and my m...
A FAMILY GATHERING
A FAMILY GATHERING
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WHAT'S UP WITH KUDZU?
If you are not from the southeastern part of the US, you may not be familiar with kudzu. Kudzu is an invasive plant that was originally introduced as an ornamental ivy. However, kudzu now covers an estimated two million acres of forest in the southern US.  ...
WHAT'S UP WITH KUDZU?
WHAT'S UP WITH KUDZU?
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MY MOM AND THE MOUNTAINS
My mom has been talking about how she never gets to leave town anymore, so on Mother's Day I thought it might be nice if we took a day trip into the mountains.  Mom has always loved going up to Natural Bridge State Park for lunch. It's just an hour's drive ...
MY MOM AND THE MOUNTAINS
MY MOM AND THE MOUNTAINS
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