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February 24, 2018

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Productive Day

We had a bit of an ice storm, but thanks to modern technology we knew to hole up for the day. I slept in, made a big breakfast, then actually did something other than watch t.v. all day. I painted the upstairs! After the ceiling was replaced, there were a couple of inches of drywall mud down the walls. Lloyd helped get rid of the drywall dust. He’s a keeper. A long-haired, pajama-clad keeper.

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I bought the paint a week ago, and the lady at Menards did a bang-up job of matching the old color. It is exactly the same, so I didn’t worry about edging along the baseboards. I just edged along the ceiling and painted the walls.

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I shouldn’t pat myself on the back too much, though. As I type this, all the painting stuff – ladder, roller, pan, tarps – are still spread out upstairs. That could take days to put away. 🙂

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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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One Response to “Productive Day”

  1. Kristi Said on:

    “A long-haired, pajama-clad keeper.” Ha! And it’s his back end once again.

    Well done, Lauren, on the painting!!

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February 24, 2018

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Productive Day

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We had a bit of an ice storm, but thanks to modern technology we knew to hole up for the day. I slept in, made a big breakfast, then actually did something other than watch t.v. all day. I painted the upstairs! After the ceiling was replaced, there were a couple of inches of drywall […]

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February 20, 2018

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Twelve days.

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My guys are really into numbers. They love to count and add, and one guy has even figured out how to count by threes. They know the world’s cutest/most annoying chant: “One, two, skip a few, ninety-nine, one hundred.” I only let them say it once a day each. One boy boasted that he could […]

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February 19, 2018

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Cats and Lloyd’s bottom

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So, I did get a photo of the refrigerator cleaning, but I was mad about it. When Lloyd decides to clean, I revert to six-year-old behavior. I was annoyed that he would tell me to do something that I was already doing. Washcloth in hand, he said, “The inside of that needs to be wiped […]

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February 18, 2018

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Weekend Update

Well, we did a fair amount this weekend, but I don’t have a ton of documentation. I’ll just make a boring report. Saturday we went to a surplus auction that was kind of a bust. I spent time looking at stores but not buying. After lunch Lloyd had a meeting about Marxhausen stuff while I […]

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February 17, 2018

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Were I to have a party…..

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This would be my banner. I love it!

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February 15, 2018

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Tired

It has been a long week. Thursday night was the Love Songs concert and despite some setbacks, it went alright. Most of my life is spent thinking, “In ___ hours, this will all be over.” This was no exception. Let’s just watch this woman who is my idol. I have a plan for camping when […]

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