Shine Your Eye is available for download on Smashwords

  I shared “Shine Your Eye” as a five-part series on this blog, but I wrote it originally as a short story. You can read all five parts here. But sometimes, you want to read a story at one go, … Continue reading

With Love From Asaba: Part 4

  Today, we’ll continue following Nene Alozie as she settles down to her new life in Asaba.  If you missed the first three parts, you can read them here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 And now for … Continue reading

With Love From Asaba: Part 3

Thank God it’s F-r-i-d-a-y!  Le Weekend is here … Whoop Whoop! But before I bounce off, let me share Part 3 of With Love From Asaba with you. Have a great weekend! * * * * *   In less … Continue reading

With Love From Asaba: Part 1

It’s a brand new week! I hope you had a restful weekend.  I certainly did. :-) Today, I’ll share the first part of a new story series with you guys.  It’s called “With Love From Asaba” and it is set … Continue reading

Shine Your Eye: Part 5 (Final)

  … And finally, here is Part 5. In case you missed it, you can read the previous parts here: Shine Your Eye Feel free to share your thoughts.  Enjoy!   * * * “Ah, Seni, Seni, oya come and … Continue reading

Shine Your Eye: Part 4

  If you missed the first three parts, you might want to start from Part 1.  Here’s a direct link to the entire series:   Shine Your Eye   But if you’ve been following regularly, thanks for the support … … Continue reading

Shine Your Eye: Part 3

Yes, I know it’s long overdue and I said I would and …. and …. I’m sorry. The End. Okay, not quite. I finally finished editing and putting it together, so there’ll be no more gaps.  The other parts will … Continue reading

Shine Your Eye: Part 2

  Many apologies for being MIA for this long.  But, it was all for a good cause, i.e. writing.  I’ve been working on a few stories, and needed some time off.  Hope you understand.  I actually finished writing the draft … Continue reading

I Can’t Babysit Your Pet Goat Because … 8 Simple Reasons

I Can’t Babysit Your Pet Goat Because … 8 Simple Reasons

  When you think of pets, conventional names come to mind: dogs, cats, goldfish, etc.  But, people have pet goats too.  Yes, goats, those hairy, bleating, delicious animals that I find so fascinating. I have never had to babysit anyone’s … Continue reading

Shine Your Eye (A Short Story): Part 1

This story idea has been stewing in my brain (bad mental picture) for months and I decided to finally write it.  I have not yet made a book cover for it, but you can be sure I will share it … Continue reading

Side by Side: Tractors Deep in Conversation

Side by Side: Tractors Deep in Conversation

This is a common sight in Mississippi, especially as you drive into the Delta.  Lots of open fields, and lying on those open fields are (pick one): A. People on tanning beds, who mistook a field in Mississippi for a … Continue reading

The Largest Spoon and Fork I have ever seen!

I saw these massive pieces of cutlery (or as they say here, “silverware”) at the Blue and White Restaurant in Tunica.  Of course they’re too big to actually eat with, unless you’re Goliath … or just very greedy. *belches* But, … Continue reading