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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.

Twelve days.

February 20, 2018



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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Cats and Lloyd’s bottom

February 19, 2018



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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Weekend Update

February 18, 2018


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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Were I to have a party…..

February 17, 2018



This would be my banner. I love it!

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February 15, 2018


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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A-DOR-able! (Updated)

February 13, 2018



There were some issues loading photos yesterday, so let’s just make this one pretty and load it again. Happy Birthday, Samith! Stephannie invited me to a dinner and a show tonight! St. Paul’s school in Utica (a town a few miles from here) was having their Valentine’s Adventure. They really do it up right. The […]

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