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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.

Maybe taking it a bit too far.

October 17, 2019

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Maybe taking it a bit too far.

I’ve been on my soapbox of “You’re using too much soap!” before. (Heh. ‘Soap’box. The irony.) I will refrain from going on and on about other kinds of soap, and will limit this to toothpaste. First of all, many people are using way too much toothpaste. That amazing swoop of mutti-colored Aquafresh that captivated us […]

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Television

October 16, 2019

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I was very tired tonight, so I just sat on the sofa and watched gobs of television. It was glorious, and I did not do anything worth writing about, so I’d like to say I’m sorry, but I’m totally not. 🙂

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Beware.

October 15, 2019

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Beware.

Watch out when you are on the CDC playground. The large dinosaurs seem to be running amok.

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Good old John

October 14, 2019

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As we were traveling back on Sunday, we stopped at a Wendy’s for lunch. Something was wrong with the staff, as they were slow and surly. It took a loooooong time to get our food, and the lady didn’t ask if we wanted it to go. No problem. After a lengthy wait, she finally mumbled […]

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Conference Recap

October 13, 2019

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Conference Recap

Did you think I was gone for good? I’m not amazing like Brad – I can’t write about things when I’m tired anymore. Plus, I don’t have a phone/camera at the ready to capture the best moments. You’re stuck with iPad photos and a weak narrative. Wednesday morning we left Seward at 4:00. Throughout the […]

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Conferencing

October 10, 2019

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I am in St. Louis at the LEA conference. It was a long day of driving with some incredibly torrential rain, then a good afternoon and evening full of information, music, food and fellowship. I am beat, though, so good night.

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