Category Archives: Life in Lyman

Life in Lyman | Shhhh

There are some things that only a kid can come up with. One of my favorite is from my son. “Shhh please be quiet my foots asleep.” Submitted to www.illustrationfriday.com

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Life in Lyman | Sick Day

Sick Day The rosy cheeks started last night with feelings of illness following shortly. After a long night our second daughter missed a day of school and slept on the couch all day long. Now a cough has started and … Continue reading

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Life in Lyman | Stripie’s Stash

Stripie’s Stash “We are going to have baby chicks! Stripie is sitting on 14 eggs!” The two youngest girls are so excited to find that Stripie has been brooding a clutch of small speckled eggs. Who knows if they will … Continue reading

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Mice Can Fly

Mice can fly Scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch . . . I tried to ignore it but discovered that ignoring it wouldn’t make the reality of a mouse in the bedroom go away. The lights went on. I quietly stalked the … Continue reading

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Benjamin Bunny

Benjamin Bunny He is all white with soft pink eyes but there is nothing “soft” about Benjamin Bunny. Inch long claws have carved scars into the flesh of several family members. I use to laugh at the killer rabbit in … Continue reading

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Orphan Anne

Orphan Anne “I’m an orphan!” my youngest said to her friend proudly. “No your not!” “Yes I am! My mom and dad said so!”

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Life in Lyman: Lost & Found

We just stopped at my parents for a minute to pick up 2 children. Surely Pria would be OK in the front yard. As we planned to leave we called for her and she didn’t come. Then we heard the … Continue reading

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