Image by Brian I met Brayo a little over 6 years ago after I got married. His family and my in-laws are great close family friends. Brayo is fun, outgoing and a people’s person. He is kind, always ready to help and super respectful. And he has a twin brother. Ask me about him later! … Continue reading Brian Oyoo; Overcoming Depression and Soaring High
I’m riding in a matatu that’s belting out some old school reggae tunes; just what I need after a long day in this hustler nation. It’s cold and the clouds look angry. I am bumping my head to some UB40 song, Red Red Wine, (btw, did y’all catch the president at the concert juzi! Ata … Continue reading Remember me!
Favor was a misfit from the get-go. He was naughty, incessantly dirty and never followed the rules. He was also a sickly child and always seemed to have a running nose. He was an only child and his mother never appeared to love or care for him. He always felt the resentment geared towards him … Continue reading We will never understand… (Part 1)
My teeth have always been shit for as long as I can remember; thanks to my love-love relationship with the sweet side of life. A love that has been alive and vibrant since I could remember. But it all started when I was a young skinny baby and my pops had mad chums back then. … Continue reading SWEET
2019 has been a relatively good year for me. It started out really shaky and at some point, I lost hope with where the world was taking me. A few months in, the year started to look up, and I could afford a smile. I overcame some tough hurdles, I learned to love myself again, … Continue reading The year that was!
14 years ago today, the cold, icy hands of death snatched your beautiful soul away from us. It was a day I would never forget. I write to you today with a heavy but grateful heart for the awesome years you graced our lives with. You were the most lovely, politest and affectionate human being … Continue reading Dear Nduta,…
When I recently talked about depression, I never knew I could have an effect on anyone. I just thought it was a therapeutic way for me to let go and maybe make it up to those I may have been a shitty friend to during that despairing period. So you can imagine the shock when … Continue reading On a side note…
Well as they say, better late than never! It’s been 4 years since I sat down and actually wrote anything, (took me a moment to actually remember my word press password) 4 years of life, bittersweet life. 4 years of pain and heartache. 4 years of anger and bitterness. 4 years of darkness and sadness. … Continue reading Back at it
Riding back home from school in my favorite matatus, ROG, is always refreshing. The music, always entertaining! Gospel hit after hit. What better way to unwind and feel rejuvenated after a long day. So recently, I’m on our way home and the gospel mix playing was just what I needed to pass time in the … Continue reading It finally hit home
I have always loved the thought of writing but never really gotten around to do it. I have always loved the thought of a life full of joy, laughter and most importantly, happiness. I have always loved the thought of a world full of love, peace and... chocolate!!! Well, that's just me. Might sound impossible … Continue reading The Beginning…