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Laurie Stauffer

Waynesboro, PA, USA
female, age 57
single, 2 children
Speaks: English
Joined Jan 3, 2005
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Tangled Webs
I wonder about the tangled web we weave. If we take into consideration the hearts that will be broken, of those we deceive. Be truthful or dare to deceive. You will lose in the end. Honesty will get you true love and true friends. The lessons in life will teach us what we need to know but, before we act. stop, look and listen. Then make the right decision we feel best. Not to harm but to teach for we hold a persons heart within our reach.

As I look through all the profiles here, I see that we all say how loving,caring,looking for the soul mate in our lives and our pictures are with smiles that could make ones heart melt. But I am wondering, behind that smile if we know who each of us are and what we have been through? I am going to tell you what is behind my smile, then you can decide if I could be the right one for you. You see my smile, my eyes and say how pretty I am. Look beyond the pictures and you will see that, I have been caught up in a web of lies, deceit, abuse and trust. I have love to give, but have lost my how to anymore. I have been married 3 times, the 1st lasted 22 years, I stayed and took the abuse of an alcoholic until my kids were grown. I could not take anymore. the 2nd was a master piece, he drugged me and kept me sleeping while he cheated all over the net. Putting nude pictures for all to see and having women call our home. I had no idea what was going on until one day, he went to work and open some files and saw for myself. After i left him, I had him investigated and found out he had 8 other wives besides me. This monster drove me to attempt suicide. But I made it, my 3rd well after 3 years he decides he is in love with my daughter. I know you say, what a jerk, this is true but I divorced him and the are now married. I accept the situation because I have discovered that one can not tell the heart who to love. It feels, unlike the mind that thinks. Behind my smile, all I have is heartache. I have not dated in 2 years from fear of being mistreated again.
I am kind caring person, It's the little things in life that amuse me, like making images in clouds, looking at the shapes of rocks, ripples of water, the moon, sun, and stars at night. Just get to know me and see what you think... HUGS..


I have had a big reality check, and found that life is not going to just happen, I have to go after it. So the past is going behind me where it belongs. I am back and ready to take any challenge that comes my way.

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Hometown Waynesboro Pa 
Birthday April 15, 1957  
Languages English  
About Me From my heart I give,expecting nothing in return. I give from love, not for gain.
Lean On Me

Sometimes in our lives, we all have pain
We all have sorrow
But, if we are wise
We know that there's always tomorrow

You can call on me brother when you need a hand
We all need somebody to lean on
I just might have a problem, that you'll understand
We all need somebody to lean on

Please swallow your pride, if I have things
You need to borrow
For no one can fill, those of your needs
That you won't let show

If there is a load, you have to bear
That you can't carry
I'm right up the road, I'll share your load
If you just call me
If you need a me
If you need a friend....If you ever need a friend
Call me....Call me....

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Pets hamster  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Christian - Other  
Eating Habits  
Wild Fact About Me I do not have hidden skeletons in my closet. Sorry folks but all mt dirty little secrets are out in the open.
My Philosophy When a leader finally comes into power, his or her personal strength usually has peaked. Great strength has been required in climbing to the mountaintop, but once at the summit, the support of others is needed to maintain position. A shift in attitude becomes necessary. Raw strength must be tempered by wisdom; to maintain power, the strong leader must learn to give it away, to share it with others. Only then will his position be secure, for he will not only be the possessor of power, but the source of it as well.
What Gives Me Hope God
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me  
What Scares Me  
Role Models  
Quotation I wonder about the tangled web we weave. If we take into consideration the hearts that will be broken, of those we deceive. Be truthful or dare to deceive. You will lose in the end. Honesty will get you true love and true friends. The lessons in life will teach us what we need to know but, before we act. stop, look and listen. Then make the right decision we feel best. Not to harm but to teach for we hold a persons heart within our reach.
Interests Art/Design, Baby Products, Children, Genetics, Humor, Military / Veterans, Medicine / Health Care  
Music OLDIES  
TV Shows  
Favorite Foods  
Favorite Places  
Can't Live Without My Grand children, freedom to speak out, honesty, trust  
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    Apr 8, 2009 11:13 AM

    Ivy S. (2169)
    May your day be as special as you are my friend. May your dreams come true & may U achieve all that U aspire for on this your special day. May you be blessed with joy, love, peace & good health now and forever!
    Oh Wow!!

    Be happy always!

    Jun 11, 2008 5:24 PM

    Kevin P. (221)

    and may all the good you did last year and all the good you do this year return to you 490,000 greater immediately and retroactively.

    May 14, 2008 5:23 PM

    Kevin P. (221)

    May 11, 2008 8:33 PM

    Kevin P. (221)

    Apr 11, 2008 2:33 PM

    Sharon P. (177)
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    Apr 9, 2008 9:21 AM

    Ivy S. (2169)
    May your special day be as special as U are my friend. May it be the most memorable one ever! May all your dreams come true. My...
    May you be blessed with joy, peace, good health & prosperity. Happy Birthday! Have a nice day!
    Love & Hugss - ivy

    Apr 5, 2008 2:52 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    "The April rain, the April rain,
    Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
    Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
    And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
    And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
    The cuckoo through the April rain
    Calls once again."

    - Mathilde Blind - "April Rain"


     I wish you dear Friend a weekend with peace
    and that you enjoy Mother Earth beauty.
    With Love

    Mar 6, 2008 9:02 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    "The people I'm furious with
    are the women's liberationists.
    They keep getting up on soapboxes
    and proclaiming
    women are brighter than men.
    That's true, but it should be kept quiet
    or it ruins the whole racket."

    - Anita Loos -
     New York Times, 10 February 1974


     ... I simply love this quote.
    I hope that it makes you smile
    With Love

    Feb 9, 2008 3:32 AM

    Ana M. (1141)

    Reasons to Smile:

    - Remember its quite true to say
           One smile is worth a dozen frowns.
    - It enriches those who receive,
    Without making poorer those who give.
    - Among the worlds expensive things
    A smile is very cheap.
    - The world will seem a better place
    And all because you smiled.
    - And after all this my dear Friend
    Just give a big one: it's Weekend

    ... so, I wish you a wonderful one.
    And, smile dear Friend
    With Love
    Ana *flower

    Jan 7, 2008 11:55 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    If the Birds...

    The tree embraces an invisible wind
    And a fairy come out flying
    Waiting the messenger bird
    That broke apart on the hard sky
    His wings wind from Earth
    Coiled upward and smooth
    The tree there was with the birds resting
    Waiting for the sun to fly
    I was dreaming with wings
    And for a brief moment, I knew the joy
    For one brief moment I could fly,
    And since I have no wings to fly,
    I stay
    Imagining how sad it would be
    If birds could not fly.


     ... let the birds fly
     With Love

    Dec 17, 2007 2:14 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    This Time Of The Year
    The ingredients are all right here
    With warmest thoughts and best wishes
    Good health and happiness and cheer
    To keep you smiling through the year
    And if your heart has lost it's song
    The gift of hope to cheer you on.
    Share your love and remind
    That someone, for you my Friend,
    Always truly cares, and,
    At this time of the end of the year.

    ... I wish you a great week dear friend
    With Love

    Nov 24, 2007 12:51 AM

    Ana M. (1141)

    We're never completely in one place.
     Some part of us hangs out
    On streets we barely remember,
    Or converses with faces no longer familiar.
    Every encounter has a beginning,
    But never an ending.
    Like an exquisite ecosphere,
    The mind turns each raindrop into forever,
    Nor does it allow one word to disappear.
    Some evening, years from now,
    Our lives will be bitter or sweet.
    But we'll be together my Friend.

    ... I wish you my sweet Friend
    a peaceful weekend.
    With Love

    Nov 21, 2007 5:11 PM

    Kevin P. (221)

    Nov 11, 2007 3:35 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    Kindness to Animals

    Little children, never give
    Pain to things that feel and live
    Let the gentle robin come
    For the crumbs you save at home
    As his meat you throw along
    He’ll repay you with a song.
    Never hurt the timid hare
    Peeping from her green grass lair
    Let her come and sport and play
    On the lawn at close of day.
    The little lark goes soaring high
    To the bright windows of the sky
    Singing as if t'were always spring
    And fluttering on an untired wing
    Oh! Let him sing his happy song
    Nor do these gentle creatures wrong.

    ... and a blessed week sweet friend
    With Love

    Oct 30, 2007 4:31 AM

    Ivy S. (2169)
    My dear friend, enjoy the.........

    If you want happiness for an hour -take a nap.
    If you want happiness for a day -go fishing.
    If you want happiness for a year -inherit a fortune.
    If you want happiness for a lifetime - help someone else. Chinese Proverb

    Jump high! ...& go for it my friend! Enjoy your weekend!
    Love - Ivy

    Oct 19, 2007 11:38 AM

    Ana M. (1141)

    Let Me Live
    The darkness is closing in
    Soon I will be gone
    Why do I deserve this?
    I've done nothing wrong.
    I'm thrown in to a crate
    I feel so cold and alone
    I wonder what's next
    The future is unknown.
    Hundreds of others around me
    Screaming for their parents
    I know they will not come
    They've been shot protecting us.
    Everyday this happens
    Innocent animals killed for money
    Another day, another kill
    It's not the one bit funny.
    Do your self a favour
    If not for you, for your future kids
    Save us endangered animals
    Please just let us live!
    by Amy Carnes (aged 10)


    Aug 24, 2007 12:15 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    "The past cannot be changed, the future

    is still in our power. Earth is our home

    so let us thank Her giving a chance to cure

    the wounds we made."

    ... I wish you a wonderful weekend
    sweet friend
    With Love

    Aug 8, 2007 8:29 PM

    Treasure Tree C. (354)
    Aug 1, 2007 6:19 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    A Special World

    A special world for you and me
    A special bond one cannot see
    It wraps us up in its cocoon
    And holds us fiercely in its womb.

    Its fingers spread like fine spun gold
    Gently nestling us to the fold
    Like silken thread it holds us fast
    Bonds like this are meant to last.

    And though at times a thread may break
    A new one forms in its wake
    To bind us closer and keep us strong
    In a special world, where we belong.

    ... with Love


    Jul 9, 2007 2:14 PM

    Ana M. (1141)

    A true Friend

    A true friend never walks away
    A true friend will always stay
    A true friend looks out for you

    A true friend tries to make you smile
    Tries to replace that frown
    They may not always succeed
    But they rarely let you down

    My arms for you are open
    This heart for you does care
    And when I think you need me
    I'll try to always be there.

     Cool Graphics at

    ... with Love

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