Holding a Rose


A blog about folks, for folks.



The Story

Hey there, it’s Lauren here!  So, what exactly is this, you ask? Well, to start, I have a love for writing as well as a love for people. Folklaur is designed as an online space where the stories of individuals and businesses around me can be shared with readers like you. This blog focuses on folks, food, fashion, feminism, and more…all based in good ol’ Fort Worth, Texas!


August 13, 2019

This summer I had the joy and honor to partake in a staged reading of “Global Warming: The Musical” written by my fellow Yale Conservatory for Actor’s (no worries, more info on this later!) pal, Foster Swartz!

Foster is a rising junior at Vanderbilt University and start...

July 15, 2018

In the last months of being MIA from Folklaur, I’ve dug (kitschy, I know) my hands into something that is rather outside of my wheelhouse - gardening. This post is mainly a way of sharing the stories of the people that I encountered in my time spent at local community...

January 31, 2018

Hello fine friends! 

As per usual, it has been a while since I've had the time to sit down and type up a post, but I figured it wouldn't take too long to share some fun news! 

In early January, (Happy New Year!), I was contacted by another blog out of LA called "The...

October 30, 2017

Hey again, it’s me! I must say, I’m trying to get better at posting more regularly, but that is no easy task. Primarily, the problem is that I haven’t determined what I want this to be. I think it’s very easy, (especially with access to social media), to get swept away...

September 8, 2017

       Hello, friends! It’s been a bit since I’ve been back on the blog, but within the last few months, life has pulled me into some other things for the time being.

         As aforementioned in my last post and elsewhere on Folklaur, I currently l...

June 19, 2017

Don’t fret. The words typed above this post are in fact intentional – not a typo! But for fun, I thought I’d throw in the original word here as well…




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