He,hee,hee!!! Excuse me jare. Had to come here to laugh out loud as what I just witnessed is too funny not to share. Its this babe o, you know her type now; baffed to the teeth, nose in the air, veeery, veeery upitty, ehn now, the type that makes you feel like a housegirl even in your sunday best. You gorrit!! That's the type of girl am talking about.
Who ever watched 'Roadrunner and Coyote'? It is a cartoon that aired years ago. Pretty inane really. Just about Coyote chasing Roadrunner in every episode and never catching it. In true cartoon style, there was dynamite blowups, heavy things falling from the sky, boobie traps and allsorts of other stuffs employed by Coyote to catch Roadrunner, but inspite of it all he never could catch Coyote. My friend Andrea and I used to discuss what would happen if Coyote eventually got to catch Roadrunner. Then ONE DAY.......
I cant believe that I've actually spent this length of time away from my space. When I started this blog, I had the notion of carving out my own little corner in cyberspace where I can be me, where I can vent or percolate whenever I wanted to. I really do enjoy blogging but sometimes life happens and one is left up a creek without a paddle. At such times what can one do? I have faced a situation that seriously challenged my faith and left me clueless in the last couple of weeks. Not in my wildest nightmare have I ever entertained the possibility of homelessness but then it happened to me, inspite of all my attempt at 'having - it - together'. How did I manage the nightmare? I came apart complete... Yup, you read that right, I totally unglued and fell apart. I didn't know what else to do, I couldn't figure anything to do except to mope and boy did I mope! That's why I've been MIA. I really do miss my space and even though we are still living at the mercy of relatives, things are looking up and we'll soon be back in our own home and then I be back on the block big time!!! I miss y'all and I tender my sincere apologies for the break. Hope to be back soonest.
The holidays are upon us again and it is not unusual for young people to go around spending part of their holidays for sleep overs at the home of friends and relatives. We recently had the 'pleasure' of hosting my husband's nieces as they came for a short stay on their way home from boarding school. That was not the first time we have had to accommodate friends and family at our home but the experience got me reflecting about
Yeah, yeah, I guess I must admit that I've been living under a rock in the last couple of days. Indeed I've been away on a personal retreat and you know how these things work, I was totally incommunicado - which also means that I was behind on some of the Major news and events happening in our country.
So you can imagine my shock and utter disgust when I read
I had this meal at a friends place last week and I enjoyed it so much that I had to ask her for the recipe, however, she couldn't give it to me then because she was busy attending to other guests so I figured out the recipe myself. We had this for supper tonight and everyone had seconds!!!
Who hasn't heard the phrase 'One Chance' - a term that refers to a situation where criminals take advantage of unsuspecting commuters by luring them into commuter buses only to rob them during the journey and dump them far from their planned destinations.
Once, several years ago - when I was still agile & fit, I boarded a 'One Chance' cab.
I have a lot of concern for the future of our world - serious concerns.
Today, I am particularly bothered about the apparent irresponsibility in the entertainment media. The media does a lot in shaping thinking, beliefs and behaviour of people and so it is imperative that media practitioners are alive to their responsibilities.
I recall a
story my cousin once told me about how, when she was growing up, they lived in
an apartment block where one of the tenants used to beat his wife regularly.
evening, the neighbours would all be drawn to this man’s flat in a bid to
rescue his poor wife before he caused her serious bodily harm. On a few
occasion someone or the other had to rush the woman to the hospital to treat
injuries inflicted on her by her husband.
wondered why she didn’t just leave him, but none voiced out these thoughts, as
they didn’t want to risk being labelled as home-breakers.
I heard a gist last night that left me rather disturbed - you know the type - the 'do not say you heard it from me' kinda gist.
As I am about to do 'amebo' by passing it on I guess I'll have to bind you to the same caveat - 'DO NOT SAY I TOLD YOU O'!!!
So as the story goes, there is this friend of a friend of a neighbour's sister in-law's cousin's wife, longtale abi? Anyho', this lady is about 35 years old, been married and divorced twice, in a common law relationship and separated and now involved with another man.
my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside the still waters. 3 He restores my soul;
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.
4 Yea, though I
walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil;
For You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
5 You prepare a
table before me in the presence of my enemies;
You anoint my head with oil;
My cup runs over. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
All the days of my life;
And I will dwell in the
house of the Lord
Life happens and even the very best of men face situations that are waaay bigger than them.
When I was
growing up, doing house chores was a normal part of being a child and a member
of one’s family.
As soon as
we were able to handle a broom, we were given ‘our own’ little brooms and assigned
to a part of the house which we had the responsibility to keep clean.
of urban living may have contributed to the fact that children these days no
longer have the ‘pleasure’ of learning to do chores at home.
I can relate
to the statement above, as, once the children wake up in the morning, its all
systems go – the commute to school, school, homework, afterschool activities
etc., and the weekend schedules are not lighter – weddings, church, meetings
Who wouldn't like to find ways of saving time, particularly food preparation time?
Well am about to share some of my favourite kitchen time saving tips here.....
You can thank me later for it OK? *winks*.
First, let me say that if you have a medium to large family or you entertain a bit, then the deep/chest freezer is your friend - that is if you live in an area where you have access to some electricity power supply. Hello??? Am not forgetting that we are in Nigeria here ;D.