I don port o! I have moved to SharonSalu.com

Kirikata, kirikata …. Lol! I couldn’t resist adding that there. I have moved to a self-hosted blog/website.   The new address is: http://www.sharonsalu.com If you haven’t done so already, please subscribe to the new blog via e-mail to keep receiving … Continue reading

What Your Chewing Stick is Trying to Tell You and Doesn’t Want Your Toothbrush to Know

I have used a chewing stick once in my life.  Just once, as far as I can remember.  Who knows what I did before I started teething.  We shall not discuss that here. Okay, maybe I will.  Not today, sha. … Continue reading

What if Nigerians did not Crash Weddings?

I suppose you read the title.  Wishful thinking, ba? From time immemorial, Nigerians have always crashed weddings.  Okay, I know “crashing” sounds like a bad word, but if you were not invited to the wedding, i.e. you did not get … Continue reading

Merry, Merry Christmas!

I wanted to stop by and wish you all a Merry Christmas.  Enjoy! P.S. Don’t you just want to hug this little guy.  Oh, he’s so so cute!

TGIF Means …

I saw this in a department store and chuckled to myself.  I thought “TGIF” meant “Thank God It’s Friday,” but apparently, it can mean more than one thing.

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

What You Risk When You Write

What You Risk When You Write

Forget what you heard: Writing is hard work! I have learnt and am still learning that, but it does have its rewards … none of which I want to discuss right now. 😉 But I thought of three different things … 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

Happy Easter, Jesus is Alive!

  “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11: 25 – 26 (NIV)

Funny Ad: “Who’s Your Founding Father?” Honda Presidents’ Day Sale Commercial Asks

  It is rare for me to watch a TV ad and then go hunting for it on YouTube.  But that’s exactly what happened when I watched the Honda Presidents’ Day Sale commercial about a month ago.  I couldn’t get … Continue reading

Let Junior and Pretty Teach you how to Write a Powerful Love Letter

Junior and Pretty’s video for their song, Bolanle is one of those videos that has the ’90s written all over it.  The outfits, the muddied beats in the background, the off-key background vocals.  All these things add to the comedy … Continue reading

Spicy is not the same thing as Pepperish

Growing up in Nigeria, it was common to hear food that had pepper in it described as being “pepperish.” So, I am used to that word: pepperish.  But, I do believe the correct word is peppery.  Today, however, I don’t particularly … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

I would never describe myself as a sports fan, but I know a school’s mascot when I see it.  Well, I saw these two side by side at a farmer’s market: University of Memphis Tigers and Mississippi State University Bulldogs. … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family