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October 16, 2017

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Lazy Lauren writes a poem

Trust me, you are not going to be impressed.

1. My kids were doing Eric Carle work, which I love.
2. The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is coming up. (It’s on NCIS – watch the episode online! It’s the only episode I’ve ever seen!)
3. I thought we should make something.

So, I sat down with my class and said how we were going to make a big Luther Rose. “What’s that?” I said, then showed them a picture…..then realized that I had no idea what the symbols stood for. We talked about the pretty colors while I scrambled to read the non-child-friendly explanation. “We’ll get back to this,” I said.

So, we painted our pieces, mixing color and scratching designs, just like Eric Carle. Later we used gobs of glue to stick it all together, and it looked just fine.

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I took some artistic license and came up with a ditty about it, then asked Lloyd to make it better. He did. Thanks, editor.

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It’ll do.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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3 Responses to “Lazy Lauren writes a poem”

  1. Brad Said on:

    That poem is awesome!

    Reply

  2. Kristi Said on:

    Luther would say, “Zehr guht!”

    Reply

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October 16, 2017

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Lazy Lauren writes a poem

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Trust me, you are not going to be impressed. 1. My kids were doing Eric Carle work, which I love. 2. The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is coming up. (It’s on NCIS – watch the episode online! It’s the only episode I’ve ever seen!) 3. I thought we should make something. So, I sat […]

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October 15, 2017

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A fair faire

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Lloyd and I went to Kansas City this weekend to meet up with his family for the Renaissance Faire. Wait a minute. Did I just spell ‘renaissance’ correctly? No way! It was very fun. We took our sweet time getting there on Saturday and arrived around 1:30/2. It was 43 degrees when we left Seward […]

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October 12, 2017

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What’s blue on the outside, orange on the inside, and was 10% off with a coupon code?

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A mistake. A cat-hair-covered mistake. I have a problem with luggage. I hardly ever travel, but I am obsessed with packing tiny and carrying the absolute minimal amount of stuff. I have a couple of packing cubes that I’ve been putting in a free-to-me backpack and boy, do I feel smug. My backpack is starting […]

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October 12, 2017

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Distracted

I forgot to post! Lloyd picked me up from work, we had some delicious BLT’s thanks to some homegrown tomatoes from Beth, then I opened a package that arrived. I will write about the contents in another post. Don’t get too excited – it is only interesting to me. 🙂 Happy Thursday, y’all!

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October 10, 2017

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Two dozen smiles

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I cannot stress enough the importance of getting children outside everyday. Sure, sure, sure, there are all kinds of studies about how being in nature is good for brain development, but the real reason is that if they don’t get to around and scream outside, they will do so inside, and then I will implode. […]

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October 9, 2017

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Hee hee. It’s chilly.

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Today was actually kind of cold. I wore a jacket but the wind was blowing and my hands were numb by the end of recess. Yay! It seemed like a pretty good day to experiment with fire. I bought some sterno cans to try in the antique kerosene heater. The results? Not fantastic. Sure, it […]

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