I have been binge-watching a lot of shows on Netflix. I finally reached my quota and hit the breaks when I wrapped up all four seasons of Queer Eye and hit the halfway mark on season three of RuPaul’s Drag Race. I knew I needed to stop and rejoin reality, my reality, a painful reality.
Life , Life Lessons , People , PonderingHow Do We Get Our Parents to Live Their Full Potential Now?
“Mama, would you consider offering your expertise as a teacher? There are a lot of organisations and school boards in need of your expertise.” “I am tired, I was a teacher for over 30 years, I don’t really want to engage in anything in that area anymore.” “How about going back to running the orphans
Slightly over 17 years ago I watched my mother force-feed my father as he slowly deteriorated. His mind had given up and his body wasn’t fighting much. In a matter of months, he was gone. Those who exploited him and had run away in his time of need were back singing praises of my father’s
Kenya , Life , Life LessonsTo Stay or Leave? Where is My Future
“I want a man,” Muthoni said jokingly as we entered the car. I laughed, Muthoni always says the most random things. “No I am serious Rose, I am not joking, this whole story of chasing a career down a road to nowhere. Imagine I am done!” She wasn’t smiling this time, she was so
I was on my way to the supermarket, when a gentleman passed me with a t- shirt which had a message on it which made me laugh, but it had some truth to it; “Don’t grow up, it’s a trap!” By the time I was 15 years old I thought I had it all figured
“You are slim fit now, I see, oki med chiemo?” Aluoch shrugged and sighed as she peeled the plate off the table to serve herself. She had lost her appetite. Her Aunt Jane had been giving her back handed compliments all afternoon. She stole a glance at her Mother with the, “I told you so,”