With Love From Asaba: Part 6

  Happy New Month! Here is Part 6 of the With Love From Asaba series.  Part 7 will be up tomorrow.  Thanks for following!   * * * * * As they drove, there was a beep from Richard’s phone, … 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 2

  In case you missed the previous episode, you can read it here: With Love From Asaba: Part 1 And now for Part 2.  Enjoy!

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

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

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

Flash Fiction Fridays: Missing Yellow Glasses

“Where are they?” Mama Rita grumbled, casting a suspicious glance at her husband.  For all she knew, he could be sitting on them.  He sat in an easy chair, reading a newspaper, ignoring her completely.  He did not look up … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fried Plantain a.k.a Dodo

Fried Plantain a.k.a Dodo

There are some things that never leave your mind.  I remember going to the Notice Board in school – secondary school – week after week to check out the new “quote” for the week.  This one, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, made a lasting impression as I can still remember it more than a decade later.  That is probably because it is even truer now than it was back then.  If that is even possible. Continue reading