A pale cream-coloured Knight, it's grooved head in my hand, is moved up the board by my nervous fingertips. It is match number three of four...and I haven’t won a game. My dear Uncle is showing me his chess skills again. One more move, and I’ll have him. That’s what I tell myself. However one … Continue reading My Chess Partner
Superman vs Kryptonite. Spider-Man vs Green Goblin. Darth Vader vs Obi Wan Kenobi. Christian vs Fast Food Drive Thru's. Apparently there are lots of people out there who fear going through a drive thru: Well I join your ranks my fellow peeps! A brief recap since my last post: rambunctious twins escaping cribs, trips into … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Drive-Thru Fails, ‘Getting’ a Thoracotomy, and Asking for Forgiveness
I love walking. The feeling I get when I venture to new places, like my recent trips to the ocean these past few weeks, is hard to describe. It’s like anticipation and wonder come together, to give an overall excitement for adventure and the unknown. Some people walk to ease their minds. When I walk … Continue reading A Walk to the Sea: Torpedo Nets, Bunkers and the Atlantic Ocean
Hello folks and welcome back to The Eason Clan! Things are starting to shake up around here lately with the COVID Alert Level jumping from Alert Level Four to Alert Level Two. This brings back some normalancy to life, as we are able to go to church, shop, and take part in recreational activities again, … Continue reading A Forest Full of Memories
Hello everyone and welcome back to another Short and Sweet! It's hard to believe that it is the 7th of March already, like time is flying! Things have been quite different around my house lately, with my son doing school through Google Classroom, and my children practically living outdoors in the snow. Currently we are … Continue reading Short and Sweet- Sliding Protege meets Sliding Legend.
The wind was a westerly gust coming up from the valley, blowing against my right side. Walking along a rocky cliff, I kept a watchful eye for any branches that might break if I stepped on them, while simultaneously focusing on what lay ahead of me. Cracking a branch would be a sure way to … Continue reading “Got to get yer moose by!” Big Moose, Big Bogs and Falling in a Deep Hole.
Hello folks and welcome back to another post from The Eason Clan! Today we will be exploring a topic, I believe, would be beneficial for us all to talk about. Before we dive into this however a brief breakdown of my week: walking Hadrians Wall (virtually), the never ending saga of my youngest child, and … Continue reading Hadrian’s Wall, Escaping Jail and Lighting My Hand on Fire
Are you struggling right now? You may be climbing an uphill battle that seems like the hill is getting bigger. It could be an addiction, loss of a loved one, a debilitating sickness or any issue you face on a recurring basis. I titled today's blog "Sailing Through The Struggle" not in the sense that … Continue reading Sailing Through The Struggle
T'was the night before Christmas, and all through the OCC, the phones were ringing and the radios beeping. Our headsets were hung on our heads with care, hoping the radios would finally be clear. The Officers are working, on patrol and on foot, while the dispatchers take calls and coordinate help. My Team Leader in … Continue reading A Dispatcher’s Christmas
Hello folks and welcome back to the strangest things you’d never thought you'd read. Due to an abundant amount of memorable conversations that took place in my home this week, I was left with a dilemma- I had to choose from a half dozen stories and pick two for today's blog. Not an easy task! … Continue reading Strange times at the Clan: Toy Madness and my Son’s allergy to Owls.