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Simple and serene living Laura Walker
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Attended University of Kentucky
Lives in Lexington, Kentucky
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IF I EVER GET A LIFE
Have you ever had a morning that was so horrendously awful you just wanted a do over? This has been one of those mornings and so I thought in order to bring some serenity into the day I needed a little humor. Thursday night a friend of mine asked me what th...
Have you ever had a morning that was so horrendously awful you just wanted a do over? This has been one of those mornings and so I thought in order to bring some serenity into the day I needed a little humor. Thursday night...
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Life has become very "small" this Winter, have been so sick most of the time and barely been out of the door. Humor is really important to get through dark times, helps us see small pleasures too. Pam in Norway xx
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Beautifully written.
I entered the fields to find summer and walked out with Autumn at my side
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CREATING SPACE WITH BOOKSHELVES
One of the dilemmas we face when moving to a smaller space is what to do with the things we just don't want to get rid of. We all have decorative items and books that we love and those things take up precious space. That is when a bookshelf can really be th...
One of the dilemmas we face when moving to a smaller space is what to do with the things we just don't want to get rid of. We all have decorative items and books that we love and those things take up precious space. That is w...
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AUTUMN IS IN THE AIR
Cool mornings and balmy days. Autumn is in the air. There is something so serene in these perfect days with their blue skies and changing light. I find it all very energizing.  I know that winter will be just around the corner, so I am torn between wanting ...
Cool mornings and balmy days. Autumn is in the air. There is something so serene in these perfect days with their blue skies and changing light. I find it all very energizing.  I know that winter will be just around the...
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10 INSPIRING QUOTES TO HELP HEAL DEPRESSION
Sometimes it's a case of the blues. Sometimes it is situational depression. Sometimes depression is clinical.There are many treatments for depression and you should always consult a professional if your depressed mood lasts longer than two weeks, if you hav...
Sometimes it's a case of the blues. Sometimes it is situational depression. Sometimes depression is clinical.There are many treatments for depression and you should always consult a professional if your depressed mood lasts l...
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FOLLOW YOUR DREAM
In honor of Labor Day I hope you will follow your dream, and know that it is never to late to do just that.  source unknown Whether it's an avocation, a job, a career, or a dream, let it be something that you love.  Hope everyone has a wonderful Labor Day.
In honor of Labor Day I hope you will follow your dream, and know that it is never to late to do just that.  source unknown Whether it's an avocation, a job, a career, or a dream, let it be something that you love.  H...
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HO HUM, IT'S RAINING
Somehow yesterday slipped by and I didn't write my Friday post. I thought about it. I planned on it. But somehow the day just got away from me. It was the last of our very warm, sunny fall days and I wanted to relish it. If I could have wrapped my arms arou...
Somehow yesterday slipped by and I didn't write my Friday post. I thought about it. I planned on it. But somehow the day just got away from me. It was the last of our very warm, sunny fall days and I wanted to relish it. If I...
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LIFE IS A SERIES OF WAITING
I wait, and I wait.  As a child I waited for birthday parties and summer vacations.  As a teenager I waited for my first kiss, pierced ears, a date for the prom, and a college acceptance letter.  As a young woman I waited for the perfect job, the perfect pa...
I wait, and I wait.  As a child I waited for birthday parties and summer vacations.  As a teenager I waited for my first kiss, pierced ears, a date for the prom, and a college acceptance letter.  As a young woman ...
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OSTEOPOROSIS AND THE AGING WOMAN
I am an independent woman, a baby boomer, a woman who is aging, a woman who loves her family, and a woman who has the beginnings of osteoporosis. This osteoporosis thing doesn't come as a surprise to me, but what does come as a surprise is that no doctor ev...
I am an independent woman, a baby boomer, a woman who is aging, a woman who loves her family, and a woman who has the beginnings of osteoporosis. This osteoporosis thing doesn't come as a surprise to me, but what does come as...
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LIVING LIFE WITH MORE COMPASSION
How often do we see someone who we think has a perfect life? Have you said to yourself, "I wish I had her life", or "how come she gets everything she wants"? Often we feel angry when we think of what we consider the inequities of life, but how much more sim...
How often do we see someone who we think has a perfect life? Have you said to yourself, "I wish I had her life", or "how come she gets everything she wants"? Often we feel angry when we think of what we consider the inequitie...
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MORE ENGLISH COTTAGE DECOR
Last week I wrote a post on how I have finally found the style I want when I move into my new very small apartment. It's English cottage style decor. If you missed that post you can see it here . I love the combination of antiques with a comfortable laid ba...
Last week I wrote a post on how I have finally found the style I want when I move into my new very small apartment. It's English cottage style decor. If you missed that post you can see it here. I love the combination of an...
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Very pretty!  I love the taupe and brown theme. The neutrals make a home so cozy.
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SIMPLE WAYS TO TACKLE THAT TO DO LIST
Do you have a TO DO list?  I do and mine is so long at the moment that I almost feel frozen. I talk to my list and what I say usually isn't all that pleasant.  It usually goes something like this. "Don't you realize that I am only one person. How can I poss...
Do you have a TO DO list? I do and mine is so long at the moment that I almost feel frozen. I talk to my list and what I say usually isn't all that pleasant.  It usually goes something like this. "Don't you realize that...
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Laura, pursuing a simple and serene life through meditation, sharing of spirit, small space living, and saving our heritage.
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I am a southern woman in pursuit of the simple life.
I love morning walks, country auctions, farmer's markets, and rocky bed creeks. 
A former counselor, I now spend my time looking for and selling vintage and antiques and writing about what inspires me.
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  • University of Kentucky
    Master of Science - Counseling Psychology
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