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About Lauren

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

June 16, 2018

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Happy Father’s Day to our Dads! 🙂 Lloyd had a Republican thing in Nebraska City this weekend. He asked a long time ago if I wanted to come along. I wasn’t too jazzed until he said we could rent a cabin. Yay! The campground is called Hidden Falls, and for any of you weenies that […]

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Trashy story

June 14, 2018

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Our stupid trash cabinet has been on a steady decline for years, and in the past couple of months, it became impossible to repair. The door hinge wouldn’t hold or stay adjusted for longer than a day. I made a terrible bracket to help, but it was no good. The door has been hanging at […]

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Ow.

June 13, 2018

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I got home later than I wanted and didn’t tackle the list I left for myself early in the morning – back when I was bright-eyed and full of promise and energy. Stupid early-morning Lauren – she never remembers that I am tired at night. I did do one project, but it did not turn […]

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She’s a Pepper.

June 12, 2018

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While I was in Colorado, Beth defended her dissertation and now she’s a doctor! Woo-hoo! A year-ish ago (February 2017) I came down with the flu. As I sat miserably on the sofa, I thought it would be funny to make a logo for Beth. Thank goodness for iPads, photo manipulating apps and sickness-induced free […]

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Makers and doers

June 12, 2018

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It has been lovely spending time with my family. My Mom showed me a lap quit she made – stitching the little triangles by hand with her small, neat stitches. If I were haveing her parent-teacher conference, I would point out her great fine-motor skills! Monday morning we worked in the yard for a little […]

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Hangin’ out with the fam

June 10, 2018

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I am in Colorado now visiting with my parents and sister. The trip out here was eventful, but that’s for another day. We’ve had a great time hanging out, going to church, looking at the garden and the new sprinkler system and taking the occasional nap. I will catch up with you all later. 🙂

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