Have you tried eating healthy, because forget what they tell you, this shit is hard. When I was in school, stress eating and fast foods worked well to temporarily remind me what joy feels like. It was a learned habit that I grew into being away from home cooked foods to having the time or … Continue reading Healthy Living, This Shit is Hard
I forever loved cartoons and have a mixture of random genres under my viewer belt that I have watched. Trust, I have watched all spectrum of shows and none get me like illustrious show Steven Universe by Rebecca Sugar. Mostly because of their pastel colors, realistic body types and their irregular ass problems, it's a … Continue reading Steven Universe Soothes Me
I graduated from my University and it took me five years to be here today. I am on my 2nd month out of college and it's been a whirlwind of emotions. Achievements and setbacks are filling up my bucket, but more especially I have been spending a lot of gambling with opportunities that come by. … Continue reading Graduated and Unemployed
A great read of my own experiences questioning religion and who it seems to work in favor for.
In what has become a familiar refrain for African countries, Rwandan President Paul Kagame extended his country’s term limits thus granting himself the chance to extend his already exhaustive stay in power. Joining Kagame in the exclusive club of would be despots is the youthful and “born-again” leader of a country as small and historically perilous as his. That leader, Pierre Nkurunziza, won a disputed election last July that virtually guarantees him the right to govern Burundi until fate decides to surrender him into the hands of Hades. Word from Messrs.’ Kagame and Nkurunziza is that their rule represents the will of the people of their respective republics, and a casual glance at the winning margins of both men suggests that their claims are true; Kagame claimed 93% of the vote in the last election while Nkurunziza’s 70% should make him envious of his neighbor.
Kagame and Nkurunziza’s overtures burden…
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Both my parents went to college in Africa and were successful in their careers in medicine. This never changed when we came to the US. They started from the beginning, took the GED and took college classes and within the eight years since they came, completed they’re associate in nursing, an accelerated bachelors in nursing … Continue reading Recommendations for Parents of College Students
Coming from an upbringing in Zambia, a lot of what I watched though were African shows and movies, don’t get it wrong, with cable and without my parents channel restrictions until 4:00PM. Your girl was on it with Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, freaking Hallmark WHOO! We watch your shit too, might as well watch our … Continue reading Adolescents in Film
As excited as I was to go back to Zambia after leaving at 14, eager and ready to go I tell you. Followed the procedure, bought the round trip tickets, proof of residency, fees paid and all the things necessary to travel to the beautiful country of Zambia. At 20-something and traveling alone, all the … Continue reading The Visa Process to Zambia
When music doesn’t do it for me, podcast as the way to go. In this fast moving metropolitan lifestyle, podcasts are the way to go man. They help with the long drives, light rail commutes and foggy Midwestern days, giving me a little pep to my day. I love that they help me learn and … Continue reading My Favorite Podcasts
It's been a long haul of winter holidays where I felt like I was pretending to enjoy the holiday or overcompensate it by overindulging in presents, holiday music and decorations. But now as a fully self aware millennial, I understand the meaning "share the holidays with the ones you love". Because yes, family is important … Continue reading Zero Holiday Cheer
Sometimes I am just stuck in a thick fog of thoughts and just nothingness. To help illustrate this, just imagine a large movie theater screen that has a showing of a grey fog. And it’s light is a little bit more dim than usual. That was my mind’s state for weeks until my last day … Continue reading Mine’s all Fogged Up