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1897 vs. 2021

October 8, 2021

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Family Tree

June 15, 2021

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About a decade ago we went to the Nebraska Sommerer’s family reunion. We only knew two people there before hand, but we met a lot of nice people, including Jordan Larson‘s mom, Kae. It’s nice to be related to someone famous other than Lauren. We’ve since gone back to the reunion several times, and each […]

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Clean at last

September 12, 2019

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Well, for years now, Lauren has been coming home and saying that, “Our house smells like an old house.” Personally, I don’t smell it, but I have a pretty poor sense of smell. A poor sense of smell comes in handy when you teach middle school, but isn’t much use in diagnosing OHS. Now, there […]

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A post only a mother could love.

May 27, 2015

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Speaking of mothers, it was my mom’s birthday yesterday.  It was also my dad’s birthday three days before that, but he doesn’t believe in the internet, and doesn’t want Al Gore to know when his birthday is, so we won’t mention that. Lauren said that I had to write a post, but what she doesn’t know […]

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Learn from my mistakes: Making a fitted mattress for your Prius

May 23, 2015

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With the success of three camping trips in our Prius with a cobbled-together mattress, I wanted to make something more fitted. Please note, do not do all of these steps. There is an easier way. Lloyd and I agreed that a three-inch mattress would be plenty comfy. (Note: We are in our forties. It’s almost […]

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Hallelujah

April 7, 2015

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We sing the Hallelujah Chorus on Easter at St. John. Well, we often sing the Hallelujah Chorus. on Easter at St. John. The Choir and anyone who wants to go up and join them sings. Last time we went up it was really crowded and it was hard to figure out where sections were and there wasn’t enough […]

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