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Benjamin Eadie
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A Steadfast Love - My Grandmother
Grandma was anything but intimidating, I think she would brake 5 ft with heels on, not that I ever remember her wearing heels. Her personality was soft and sweet, subtle yet witty; a contrast to big, strong, slow speaking Grandpa. My earliest memories of my...
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My Grandfather, Our family
When I was young, very young, my family would make the summer trek from the mountains of BC to the open prairies of Alberta to visit my Grandma and Grandpa. To me, it was heaven. The wide open expanses, the smells, the animals, the big machinery; so much of...
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My Honda CB - 3 Years of Learning
When our family was in language school, I thought it would be a good move to buy a second bike, something other than our little cute scooter. So, I bought this 1977 Honda CB125 for a few hundred dollars. My reasoning was that it had the classic cool factor,...
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Into a New Year
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, and all of that!  Yes, it may be the middle of January, but better late than never. Our fall and "winter" here has been jam packed with exciting action, none of which I have shared on this blog. Sometimes action packed mean...
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Visiting Binuang - Part II
Shaking hands before our game. I played for the village of Runang, and Paul played for one of the Binuang teams. It was good fun, and boy am I glad we played at like 9am, because it was already plenty hot! One definite highlight of the weekend was the low w...
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Visiting Binuang - Part I
In August our family had the opportunity to spend the weekend with a couple other MAF families in the village of Binuang, a location MAF flies to on a weekly basis. In August, Binuang hosted the Hari Merdekaan (Indonesian independence day) celebrations for ...
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Around the Home
Meet Guster, he's a pug, he comes from Surabaya on the Island of Java, and his favourite colour is unknown. The types of dogs you can procure locally don't always work out well as pets (as we found out first hand)...hence we are happy have Gus! Gus meet the...
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Around the Home
Meet Guster, he's a pug, he comes from Surabaya on the Island of Java, and his favourite colour is unknown. The types of dogs you can procure locally don't always work out well as pets (as we found out first hand)...hence we are happy have Gus! Gus meet the...
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Visiting a Friend
A friend of ours recently moved from Tarakan "city" to a community further up the island. Although not out in the jungle, this area is definitely a little more country-esk. We went out as a family to visit Orpa and her son Sem once they were moved in. Luke ...
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Attending a Funeral
Recently, I attended a funeral with a few others from the hangar. The daughter of a long time friend of MAF, Pak Coa, was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident the day before. We left the hangar mid-morning and met at the family's home. Dealing with de...
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