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

Today’s Menu: Eat it or Starve

No, those are not my words.  The picture said it.  Yes, I’m blaming everything on the picture! 😀  

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

Why We Love Nollywood 4: Proverbs in the Mouths of Elders

Wise Elders

Wise Elders

Rarely does a young person quote proverbs in a Nollywood flick. No, that singular honor is reserved for the elderly. Really old people. Okay, maybe not that old.  But old enough to use snuff from a snuff box, and drink palm wine. 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