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
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 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
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.
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.”
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.
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!”
The day was unlike any other. The sun high and shining in it’s glory. The wind a gentle breeze, slowing moving the scattered clouds across the sky. Everyone was looking at me, but I was just looking for her (sounds like a Hallmark Commercial). My palms sweating, and my mouth dry. That nervous twitch I … Continue reading Focusing On What Matters- “Others.”