Tag Archive | Nigerian

I Proposed, Now What?

And when I marry you, Beautiful Man, I’ll buy you a private jet.

Beautiful Man, your confidence shines just as bright as the sunYour aura can be compared to the chiefs
Your hands hold firm like the workers of the land.

Beautiful Man, let’s go meet your people,
Let me know when my people can meet your people, we’ve got palm wine to bring.

I’m going to marry you Continue reading


Fabulous Friday II


Fro Fridays are the best.s3

Fro Fridays are the best.

You wake up some days and you feel so fabulous. You wake up on some other days and you don’t feel as fly. Today, boys and girls, I felt fly.

It didn’t come easy though. lol I changed my outfit three times this morning. But in the end, this new maxi dress I bought from the store on my way to work was the winner.


Don’t Whine, Drink Wine.


Last week I attended a wine tasting event/expo.
Needless to say, there was wine, more wine and then some.


It was an opportunity for me to kind of practice all those wine facts I happen to have stored in my head for a while.
For example, I got to swirl the wine in the glass, sniffed and then did the whole spreading it inside my mouth thingy. For that 40 minutes I was there, I was a wine expert.

My interaction and interviews with attendees word like dry, sweet, fruity, oak and other wine terms were thrown around. You couldn’t tell me I didn’t know what I was doing. I got to talk about wine glasses too. For example, which glasses you use for whatever wine you’re having. I also spoke with a wine expert about what meals to whatever bottles of wine with.


I left the event without deleting evidence of me drinking on the job. Unfortunately, now my boss now has evidence to use against me, never. In my defense, i couldn’t possibly write a story without actually experiencing what the people felt right?

(This post sounds so useless and makes no sense to me. Bye)

Aging Gracefully and Strong.

Part of my beat as a reporter here in the Virgin Islands entails me interviewing and documenting the lives of some of the territory’s senior citizens.
This is something I enjoy doing. You seat for an interview with these seasoned residents and you leave feeling refreshed and with a very new and joyful outlook on life.

One of the seniors i’ve interviewed is Carmelita O’Neal.
Ms. O’Neal lives just a few yards away from my office. Each time we meet, she has the most inspiring things to say and is almost always grateful for like.

Monday was no different. I was standing outside the office when Continue reading

Dating is Hard. 

Dear Nigerian Husband,

What’s the matter? Why have you chosen to ignore my need for your attention?
I’m beginning to think you’re out there laughing at me with each letter I write. Whatever the case is, there’s this part of me telling me you’re just waiting on the perfect time to show up. My intuition is right. I know it is.

However, there’s also that little part of me that believes Continue reading