Yes, you read that right. When I was a baby, my eldest daughter Railene held me in her arms. She is four. She asked me to tell her a story, however, due to her constant interjections into my own tale, I kindly asked her to tell me one. Well that's how her story started off, … Continue reading Short and Sweet -“Dad, when you were a baby… I held you.”
The wind cuts through the skin, Like a dagger. It’s cold chill awakens my senses. With the wind a sound is carried, The sound of a thousand guns firing. The earth, it moves beneath my feet, As a shell leaves our gun to meet the enemy. A nasty greeting. My friend grabs the rod, and … Continue reading A Remembrance Day Poem
Lately, life feels like a roller coaster. Whether it’s the Wonder Twins button mashing my light switches to my hens not laying eggs anymore... it’s hard to keep track of the wildness on my homestead. However today is not about my light bulbs taking a beating from savage fingers or about my chickens going on … Continue reading Open for change
The news you may have been waiting on: “Christian hasn’t fallen off the face of the earth.” The next question: “Are you going to keep writing?” Yes. Although I haven’t published any new blogs on The Eason Clan since early September, I have been writing behind the scenes. So if you thought about unsubscribing due … Continue reading Remember: “Everyone Deserves a Second Chance.”
There's been a lot of hype in the news and social media lately about wearing masks. The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government has made it mandatory to wear masks inside public places. There are no active cases, so what gives? This decision has left three types of groups: those that agree with the government; those … Continue reading Covid-19: Why should I wear a mask?
It's been some time since I wrote anything about parenting. Indeed I love writing the Short and Sweet series, and other funny and random things that happen at the Eason Clan. It’s like therapy for me. After all being a father of four children under five doesn’t come without its challenges and like you out … Continue reading Grace for the fight: Some days it ain’t easy.
Trying to find your lost child at a party full of kids, in a large subdivision, is not fun. Especially when you have four children by yourself. That’s what I experienced for the first time a few weeks ago at a birthday party for my friend’s son. It’s also something I care not to experience … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Party Time and “The Wandering Child.”
Parents, do you miss that privacy that you had before you had children? You know, that distant memory in the back of your head where you could eat, read or even use the bathroom in quiet? I do. Now don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t change what I have for a moment. However this past … Continue reading Short and Sweet- “Strange sounds and personal reflection.”
Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well and I hope you enjoy this week’s “Short and Sweet,” featuring a hilarious supper time conversation with my family. So sit back, pour up a coffee or tea, grab a lassie bun or biscuit, and enjoy another “Short and Sweet” from the Eason Clan! Breaking of … Continue reading Short and Sweet- “Daddy, you can be Jesus!”
“Isaac, put down the mattress!” Melissa calls to BamBam in his crib. Towering above his foot long arms is a mattress six times his body size. Like Samson carrying away the gate from a Philstine town in the Bible, Isaac harnesses his inner two year old strength to lift the mattress higher. Yet another day … Continue reading Short and Sweet