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
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
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.
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
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
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?
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!”
Welcome everyone to my blog, The Eason Clan. For those of you who are reading my blog for the first time, I am glad you are here. For those who have followed and read my blog from day one, thank you. This is part one of a three part series. Each post I will be … Continue reading The Skill of A Craftsman: Part One
Where has time gone? It seems like only yesterday I was a teenager visiting my Aunt Pauline and Uncle Don in Corner Brook. I remember exploring their backyard, going to different places throughout town with my Uncle Don or “Uncle Bond” as I affectionately called him. Now it’s been one year since his passing on … Continue reading Epic Snow Fight, Chess Moves and Interesting Inventions: A Tribute To My Late Uncle
“Oh no! She’s falling! Catch her!” Railene screams, as Elsa plummets towards the floor. With lightening reflexes, Captain America leaps from the second floor bathroom and catches her in the nick of time! “Hooray for Captain America!!” The star spangled hero saves the day yet again! So begins another Dollhouse Adventure in Railene's bedroom. A … Continue reading Dollhouse Stories and an Unexpected Gift