Lamp Post

May 17, 2007

Journal, Lauren

There are two kinds of people in the world: People who wouldn’t put an outdoor lamp post in their living room, and us.  Annette stopped by this evening and was most gracious in her reaction.  “I think it’s wonderful how God can bring two people together who would like this sort of thing.”  We’ve actually thought about this for some time, and are doing it for the funny.  I mean, really, if you’re not going to decorate your house badly now, when are you going to get around to it?

Lloyd did the wiring, even though the instructions said it should be done by a certified electrician. “My dad’s a certified electrician,” he said. “That’s not hereditary,” I responded.

Electricity can be a harsh mistress.

Anyway, it’s up. Time will tell if it will stay long enough for us to have to bolt it to the floor, as it’s rather tippy. Welcome to Narnia, everyone! Take your time formulating your responses – I want them to be as non-committal as Annette’s.

Where are those fur coats?

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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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14 Responses to “Lamp Post”

  1. Mark Said on:

    I like the way you have the pictures arranged on your wall!

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  2. Brad Said on:

    You have really done something quite new.

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  3. Beth Said on:

    What a lovely stand you have for your red gazing ball.

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  4. Anonymous Said on:

    This could not have been done any better.

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  5. Annette Said on:

    Where are those fur coats you ask? I believe they are being suited for Pfennig and Cricket. To complete the “funny” there needs to be a centaur and a faun!

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  6. Brad Said on:

    One looks at such a thing and what can one say but “Lloyd and Lauren”?

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  7. Peggy Said on:

    Whew, now I feel much better about the 6 1/2 lighthouse I have in my family room …

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  8. Lauren Said on:

    Bravo, people! More! More! More non-comittal!

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  9. Aunt Lolly Said on:

    What a smart nephew and niece I have!! I love you,and your lamp post! What a neat idea.

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  10. Sommerer Sailor Said on:

    I am expecting you will be changing the bulbs around christmas time to something a little more festive?

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  11. Karla Said on:

    It brightens your clock nicely.

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  12. Kim Said on:

    I never would have thought to put a outdoor lamp inside.

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