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Lazy Lauren writes a poem

October 16, 2017

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Trust me, you are not going to be impressed. 1. My kids were doing Eric Carle work, which I love. 2. The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is coming up. (It’s on NCIS – watch the episode online! It’s the only episode I’ve ever seen!) 3. I thought we should make something. So, I sat […]

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A fair faire

October 15, 2017

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Lloyd and I went to Kansas City this weekend to meet up with his family for the Renaissance Faire. Wait a minute. Did I just spell ‘renaissance’ correctly? No way! It was very fun. We took our sweet time getting there on Saturday and arrived around 1:30/2. It was 43 degrees when we left Seward […]

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What’s blue on the outside, orange on the inside, and was 10% off with a coupon code?

October 12, 2017

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A mistake. A cat-hair-covered mistake. I have a problem with luggage. I hardly ever travel, but I am obsessed with packing tiny and carrying the absolute minimal amount of stuff. I have a couple of packing cubes that I’ve been putting in a free-to-me backpack and boy, do I feel smug. My backpack is starting […]

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Distracted

October 12, 2017

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I forgot to post! Lloyd picked me up from work, we had some delicious BLT’s thanks to some homegrown tomatoes from Beth, then I opened a package that arrived. I will write about the contents in another post. Don’t get too excited – it is only interesting to me. 🙂 Happy Thursday, y’all!

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Two dozen smiles

October 10, 2017

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I cannot stress enough the importance of getting children outside everyday. Sure, sure, sure, there are all kinds of studies about how being in nature is good for brain development, but the real reason is that if they don’t get to around and scream outside, they will do so inside, and then I will implode. […]

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Hee hee. It’s chilly.

October 9, 2017

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Today was actually kind of cold. I wore a jacket but the wind was blowing and my hands were numb by the end of recess. Yay! It seemed like a pretty good day to experiment with fire. I bought some sterno cans to try in the antique kerosene heater. The results? Not fantastic. Sure, it […]

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