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About Lloyd

Lloyd Sommerer is a middle/high school teacher who likes to build websites, read books, grow beards, make fun of Lauren’s prototypes and eat the sauce of the picante.


August 21, 2017



We had a good eclipse day at Lincoln Lutheran. I had my tech crew kids make some really big pin-hole cameras (or, as we like to call them, camerae obscura) over the past few days. We had some boxes that were 2 x 2 x 6, so you could fit two people’s heads into them […]

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Ready for the zombies

August 9, 2017



I was driving to the computer store to pick-up some iPads for Lincoln Lutheran students, when traffic came to a stand still. I was right at an intersection, so I thought I would just make a little jog to bypass whatever craziness was taking place ahead of me. I went about a block and came […]

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Hunting Windmills

August 1, 2017



Sam wanted a windmill and Andrew Schluter(sp?) had one. 6 hours later, the rest is history:

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ISTE Road Trip Play List

May 30, 2017



Let me just start this post off by admitting that I don’t know if the title should be 5 words, 4 words or 3 words. Lauren is asleep already, so I can’t ask her. The International Society for Technology in Education conference is coming up in a little over 3 weeks. It’s in San Antonio […]

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A Golden Anniversary

April 23, 2017



My parent’s 50th wedding anniversary is today, so wish them well. We actually celebrated it over the weekend. They didn’t want anything elaborate, so we just did all of the things that we normally do when we get together. Over the course of the weekend we: talked, ate bacon, played cards, made sandwiches, ate sandwiches, […]

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The fort was overrun.

April 17, 2017

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After spending most of the afternoon with the Royuks, we decided that it was important to check out the fort. The other Sommerers were not in town, so we recruited some Royuks. Lauren, Beth, Tara, Tim and (other) Anna came over to our house and we walked to the fort. It was a good walk. […]

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