January 20, 2019

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Broken, but in a good way.

A couple of Saturdays ago, I heard a kid screaming outside. I thought that was weird, considering now cold it was. I went to the front door – nothing. I went to the back door, and realized it was coming from the basement. A belt was slipping or something and the washing machine was making a terrible squeak.

Time went by and it didn’t actually break and the sound went away. However, now when it’s on its final spin, it sounds like a JET ENGINE coming in for a landing, and holy cow, the clothes are so, so dry after the spin cycle.

I will call this a win.

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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 “Broken, but in a good way.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Hmm… really dry clothes in exchange for a really loud dryer. I always forget my clothes in the dryer, so maybe that would be good for me. When the terrible noise ended, I’d know my clothes were done.

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January 20, 2019

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Broken, but in a good way.

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A couple of Saturdays ago, I heard a kid screaming outside. I thought that was weird, considering now cold it was. I went to the front door – nothing. I went to the back door, and realized it was coming from the basement. A belt was slipping or something and the washing machine was making […]

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January 19, 2019

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Trivia Night Recap

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Happy Birthday, Sam! Friday was St. John’s big Trivia Night Fundraiser. It is a night I enjoy, yet also dread because it starts at 6 on a Friday, which is when I leave work and am ready to hit the couch. This year I told Lloyd last week, “Hey, at least we’re not on a […]

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January 17, 2019

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Well, it’s different.

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Whaddaya know – I made something a second time. This time I brought my digital thermometer back from school and actually used it. Well, sort of used it. The last time I checked the actual temperature, the caramel was at 258 or something, and then some time passed before I poured it. I boiled the […]

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January 17, 2019

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Whoops

I forgot to write a post last night. No good reason for it – I ate, did a little work, watched t.v. and folded laundry then went to bed. I realized it when I was almost asleep and then let it go. Oh, well – nothing much happened yesterday anyway. It’s supposed to snow on […]

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January 15, 2019

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Apple Cider Caramels, Batch One

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Have I talked about my candy store on this website before? I want to learn how to make candy, but I know I won’t be any good at it. Plus, I don’t have any time for it. My store will be called Terrible Candy. I won’t be open very often and I will have an […]

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January 14, 2019

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A new old friend and the next phase of cat feeding

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Brady, who has commented on this site, has been in Seward the past couple of days visiting Concordia and checking on some work done at the Center for Liturgical Arts. We met him in real life and had dinner with him Sunday and Monday, and learned that he is a very cool dude! Brad, you […]

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