I have good news to share with you today. I DID NOT DISAPPEAR. You may have thought along those lines, considering I haven’t posted a blog in over a month. Maybe you figured I was in an accident, or on a missing list, or perhaps that I was attacked by a flock of killer chickens? … Continue reading Who Is Knocking On Your Door?
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 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.”
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.”
“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
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