About Me


Copper shows that we should slow down and take time to enjoy nature’s beauty around us.

I can’t say I’m anyone special, except to those in my circle. I’m not a famous actress, singer, comedienne, chef, or entrepreneur. You won’t see my face on the big screen or TV. My name is Lauren, and I’m an ordinary woman on this mysterious planet. I’m six months shy from turning sixty and am happily married for almost thirty-two years. I’m also the mother of two amazing adult children, a daughter and son. Out of our litany of pets, we still play home to our ten-year-old chocolate lab mix, Copper. After typing the last few sentences, my life actually appears to be far from ordinary. It feels extraordinary, even with the many hurdles I’ve jumped over to get to this stage in life – a life that is not devoid of struggles.

I devote most of my free time to writing and any aspect in life can provide inspiration, not singling out any one emotion. I hope something that I’ve shared resonates with you, maybe even helps in a small way, brings joy, or serves as reassurance that whatever you’re going through, you are not alone.

I have also published two collections of poetry, New Day, New Dreams and Finding a Balance. More information can be found on the Published Works tab, if you’re interested in purchasing copies.

Your visit is appreciated and I hope to see you again,

Sending love and virtual hugs,

Lauren Scott

315 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Hi! Great to meet you and Copper today…I think you’re the first poet I’ve followed and I look forward to having a poem to brighten my days Thank you…(did you see my email about the correct link for my blog?)

    • Thanks so much for following and I just got home from work, so I haven’t seen your other comment, but I’ll look for it. I write about life, from the heart and a lot of romance, just so you know! 🙂 I hope you do enjoy and I look forward to getting to know you, too!

    • Hi Sharon,

      Thanks so much for thinking of me, but I stopped accepting awards awhile ago due to time constrictions with family, job, and trying to keep up with reading other blogs…I hope you understand, my friend, and Congratulations to you, too! Hugs!

    • Thank you so much! I appreciate this honor, but I have to be honest in saying I haven’t been accepting awards for awhile now, due to time constrictions.So, thank you again and I would understand if you wanted to pass it on to someone new…Congratulations to you, too! 🙂

    • Thanks again, Ahmad, and I also remember that this award is for new blogs with 200 or less followers; I’ve been blogging for almost two years now, so I don’t think I fall into this category. But, again, I appreciate you thinking of me! Have a wonderful day! 🙂

      • I don’t know abt this rule 😀 and I’ve been blogging for over 2 years now 😀 and Idk how many follower I’ve got 😀 but things are real slow on my blog since I was in the army 😦 so am trying to reconnect 🙂
        u too have a lovely day 🙂

      • I just visited you and your writing is beautiful with emotion…love it. We all start “at the beginning” so just do what you can. One hint, don’t forget to tag your poems and posts…that will bring more traffic, too. I’ll be back! Enjoy your evening! Lauren 🙂

  2. Your confluence of emotion and perception is palpable in your poetry and from it I can acquire some semblance of quiet. Oh, and thank you too for stopping by my blog. All the best to you…!

    • Hi Heidi,

      I appreciate you taking the time to visit here and to leave all your wonderful comments. I look forward to visiting your blog, too, and getting to know you!

      Hugs and blessings,

    • Hi Pen, thanks so much for stopping by and I’m so sorry I missed your comment! I’m glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again, also! I’ll be visiting you soon, too! Take care! xxx

  3. Happy Birthday, Lauren! [reminded by our mutual friend, Deb: http://adamsart.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/happy-birthday-lauren/%5D
    Funny how we share common dates [very close anyway]… our First Date Anniversary [5th and 11th of December] our husbands birthdays [27th and 28th February] – and finally our birthdays [25th and 21st March]!
    …and they say that star signs are nonsense!!!
    My very best wishes for a fulfilling and joyful year! hugs 🙂 xxx

    • Thank you so much, Marina, and I love how we share similar dates on all of these wonderful occasions…although I know I’m ahead of you in years! 🙂 I’m so sorry I missed your birthday, too, so I’m sending many belated hugs to you and I hope you had the best day ever, my friend! Thanks again and have a wonderful day today, too! ♥ xoxo

  4. Nice to meet you Lauren ! I so much like your profile and your poetic talent !
    I love poerty and I always do my best to see what is deeper behind the surface of the verses …
    Warm greetings from Greece, Doda 🙂 xxx

    • Thanks so much, Doda, and I feel the same! It’s nice to connect through other bloggers we know and I’m glad I found you, too! And you’re in Greece? Wow, a destination on my bucket list! 🙂 Have a lovely day! xx

  5. Lauren Dear !
    You are such a sweet person from every point of view ! I liked your profile and your poetry from the very first time I came across your blog.I reckon we share the same feeligs and we are on the same wavelength.I feel really lucky our roads crossed ; I’m an amateur blogger and I don’t post very often,but I have met some nice people like you on WP and this is very stimulating.
    Keep your poetic work going,it’s so captivating and moving.I can see many sides of myself between your verses and I can also read your inner thoughts and your warm feelings between the lines … Stay well my friend ! Sending love ♥♥♥ & king thoughts your way ♥♥♥
    Doda 🙂 xxx

    PS : English is not my mother tongue,I use it as a foreign language ; please overlook any structural or spelling mistakes.Thank you !

    • Aww…Doda, you are too kind in all that you’ve said and I also feel like we’re on the same wavelength. It is nice when we meet amazing people on WP; I’ve met so many in the 3 years I’ve been blogging and now you are one of them! I feel the same way whenever I leave after visiting your world, so keep shining for all of us and your English is just fine. Don’t even fret about it! 🙂 Be safe and keep smiling and I’ll see you soon! Sending much love and many hugs your way! ♥ xo

  6. I finally was able to get to follow your site after much hunting around.
    I wondered why I was following you yet not getting any updates.
    It appears I had to actually click on follow on your site, even though I have you in my settings.
    Now to get my mate Aussie Ian to follow you.

  7. What a great day to be here! When you are having your 5th anniversary. I have already said happy anniversary elsewhere; but let me repeat it. May this blog become a greater blessing this year than ever before! And may you forever shine through it!

  8. Dear Lauren – sorry to contact you via your blog, but I’m not sure if my emails are reaching you as I haven’t received any replies. I wanted you to check your poem and biog in the Bennison Books poetry anthology in aid of The Book Bus. Could you email me? bennisonbooks (at) gmail (dot) com

    Thank you 🙂

    • I’m so sorry! I haven’t checked that email in awhile, have had some health issues this year. Anyway, I’ll check the bio, and thanks so much for reaching out to me here. I’ll reply to your email as well. 😊

  9. Hello Lauren,

    I am so sorry to hear about your father. I helped him make his Memory books last year. I have an email to you and hope that you will contact me so I can send that message to you. Wonderful poems!

  10. Hi Lauren! Wonderful to meet you and I look so much forward to read more from you! I love poetry, it´s like a magic potion that unfolds thousand upon thousand of wonderful images in my mind and I deeply admire those who can work its magic! 💕

    • Hi Sarah, and thank you so much for stopping by. Whatever you read here, I truly hope you enjoyed. 🙂 I’ll head over your way again soon, too. Lately, I posted some festive poems for Halloween, but I touch on romance and nature often also, and whatever else inspires me. So, I hope you’ll return. 🙂 Thanks again, and have a lovely day! 💗💗

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    • Thanks so much for visiting, too, and it’s great to meet you, as well. That’s the best part, meeting new people through friends here on WP. Hope you had a good weekend, too. Our’s was great and busy with our son’s college grad party on Saturday. It turned out great, but now we can relax. 🙂 Wishing you a great start to your week!

  13. Hi there, thank you for dropping and saying hi, I do love meeting new people here at wordpress. I have to say I have met many amazingly brave and beautiful people here.
    Looks like you and I are blogging twins both been here 7 years and both having the privilege of knowing Betty.
    I started my blog to write out my physical and mental pain after my accident so my blog started off a tad on the miserable side. I hope I have grown now and write poems, stories and even sagas on much wider and happier themes.
    I am , as I said pleased to meet you and look forward to reading some of your posts 💜

  14. I am so glad you found me, Lauren. Synchronicity in our Global Village (as Grandfathersky calls it) is a joy. I love the picture of Copper ❤ Hugs for you and yours. I look forward to reading your posts. Jane ❤

    • I am, too, Jane. I’ve noticed you on Eric’s blog and other’s also. That’s the beauty of this virtual world, expanding the friendship circle. Thanks about the photo of Copper. He’s a big baby. Thanks for following and visiting, too. I look forward to getting to know you better. Hugs to you, as well. 💕🌻🌼

  15. Hi Lauren, I can’t seem to get in touch with you via facebook; you’ve disappeared from my friends list too and I’ve no idea how that’s happened. And when I type your name to search for you, you don’t show up. Have you gone off facebook? Ruth got married recently and I wanted to show you some photos.

    Hope you are all well.

    Love Chrus ️xxx ❤️

    • Hi Chris, I’ve been off of fb for a few weeks again. I’ve been working on a 3rd poetry manuscript and FB takes up a lot of time. My focus has also been on blogging and writing. I’ve seen some of the beautiful photos from Ruth’s wedding, but you can always email me at baydreamer25@gmail.com. I’d love to see more. I actually was in the hospital since Friday but came home yesterday, have more testing this week. I’m glad to be home but things aren’t resolved. I have more testing this week and am staying home from work today. So, now I’m behind on blogging and not really in the mindset for it. Not sure if I should post about it either. Anyway, I hope you’re doing okay and think of you often. Sending hugs and love…

  16. Hi Lauren, Is there such a person as an “ordinary woman?” And then I see “extraordinary.” Possibly every woman is extraordinary on some level. Your “About me” contains many layers that resonate with me. 🙂 I look forward to reading more. Erica

    • Hi Erica, thanks for visiting here too and I agree with you insofar that every woman is extraordinary. I’m glad you can resonate with some of my “life” layers and I look forward to leaning more about you also. Have a good day. 🌺

  17. So nice to learn more about you, Lauren. There is no such thing as an ordinary person, in my opinion, and a contented life is something extraordinary worth celebrating each and every day. Happy Writing!

    • Hi Diana, thanks for visiting and I agree with you. Well said! Happy writing too and I just went through some old writing projects today, tossed some, saved others for another time. Sometimes I wish I could finish each one in a night. Wishful thinking!

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    • Hi Erica, I just commented on your post, but thank you again SO much for including me in that glorious collection of inspiration. One of my favorites so far. Woods, Blooms, and Words, what would we do without them? 🙂 Stay well, my friend. ❤

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