I hold my little girl in my arms right now as I type, and I find myself thinking (this has happened soooo often, believe me) of how easy her life is. Literally, what exactly do babies have to worry about? From when she was born, all she did was make a noise and her…Read more Baby ME
Still over the moon?
This is for all you honeymooners out there. Being in this stage has zero to do with age, turns out. Read carefully and you may find that you, even you empty-nesters, are smack bang in the middle of it. My ode: To all honeymooners. You know you are still in the honeymoon phase of your…Read more Still over the moon?
BB5 – Handfuls of communication
It's time again to take it back - to an old blog post I used when I was a traveler. Location: Lagos, Nigeria. I wrote at the time from the perspective of a Nigerian expatriate, which I was. And am. Enjoy! Something really got my attention today. Ok, maybe two things. So this might not…Read more BB5 – Handfuls of communication
I’m pretty much known in my family (maiden home included) for being the one all about cracking up. What do I mean? I seek for and thoroughly enjoy funny things, events, comments, memes, video clips, you name it. If it’s funny, I’ve got to see it. And when I laugh, it’s from the depth of…Read more Hardy-har-har.
BB4 – The race to survive
For those of you who love traveling, our adventures continue! (If you're new to my blogbacks, go catch up - see archives). Okay guys, this has to be done. Yes, let's talk about driving - in Lagos. It's a thing of wonder, I tell you. Headed out to a mall, I asked the driver (of the house…Read more BB4 – The race to survive
Don’t you wish your plant was as rooted as mine? Dontcha?
A true innocent bystander, plantie has been with our family for about two years now. Maybe a little more than that. By no means do I have a green thumb (evidenced by the fact that I don’t know the name of the specie to share with you here and now), but I have certainly done…Read more Don’t you wish your plant was as rooted as mine? Dontcha?
BB3 – Blow pops in Lekki
Continuing on with info on my life as an expatriate, this is the third installment of my sojourns. This post is intriguing enough for the traveler in you, or for those who know how life in Nigeria is. Either way, you'll learn and laugh. To catch up on the other blogbacks (BBs) you've missed, check…Read more BB3 – Blow pops in Lekki
The love of food is the root of…
Foodies. Today we’re here to talk about foodies. I’m intimately acquainted with a number of them, so I reckon I can speak somewhat authoritatively about the condition. Yes, condition. But first, let’s define the word. [F • oo • dee]. A foodie is one who absolutely loves food of various kinds, will immediately break into a…Read more The love of food is the root of…
Were any of you like me? You always thought that your mother was a bit crazy, over dramatic, and couldn’t possibly be right all those times (no reference to this movie, by the way). I wasn’t an out there rebellious child, but I definitely had my moments as a teenager, I tell you. That said,…Read more Mummy dearest
My tales of life in Nigeria as a Nigerian expatriate continues... I'm back! Did you miss me? Naturally....I expected you to. Well, while my original intent was to continue in backtracking mode today, I'm heavily driven to first inform you about some goings-on today. While out to deposit money in a newly-opened bank account, I…Read more Blogback (BB2)