Simple and Serene Living

A former counselor, I now sell vintage and antiques and blog about life and the things in life that affect women of all ages. I am a divrced mom and grandmother. I love the simple things in life and I am in pursuit of a simple, frugal way of living. 

MAKING CHANGES

Today is the day I sign my lease, this weekend I will be moving over all of the things I want to take myself, and Monday the movers will be here bright and early. Once again I am closing one door and opening another. Another phase in this crazy life ....more

AND THE WINNER IS.........

The winner is me of course.With three minutes to go in the online auction, it looked like I was going to steal it....more

I'M NOT AS YOUNG AS I USED TO BE...

and neither is my laptop, my printer, or anything else I own that can possibly age out of this life.I called my 91 year old mother yesterday and said, "I am not as young as I used to be". Her response was, "HA!!! You're not ....more

WE ARE TOUGH

Life can be tough, but I know that we can be tougher. I love this quote. Every time I think that life is just getting too tough to handle, I think of this and I know I can deal with whatever is thrown at me....more

MOVING DAY APPROACHES

After a two year wait my name has finally come up, and I will be moving into a retirement apartment in about three weeks....more

WHEN CHILDHOOD IS FADING AWAY

The last few days I have felt as if my childhood is fading away. For the first 9 1/2 years of my life I lived here in Lexington next door to the Fleming family....more

SPRING BREAK

I have been having a nice little stay at home spring break. My younger sister Tricia was visiting me from Arizona and we had a week of laughter and catching up....more

FRIENDS

Seems like every day I am running, running, running. Although it often feels like I am running in place....more

LEARNING TO FORGIVE

Learning to forgive someone, especially when they aren't sorry, can be one of the hardest things in the world. I know it is for me. As we go through life, we are wronged by so many people in so many ways ....more

SPRING-ING

I have been struck down with a fever this week. Spring fever to be exact. Balmy days, singing birds, and blossoming trees and flowers have been calling my name ....more
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