First Time At A Winery

Originally posted August 2017. What happens when I have an intense week? Well, I plan a Saturday trip to a local winery and vineyard with girlfriends for some wine tasting. There’s nothing like good company. Add some wine and a sunny summer afternoon, and you’ve got relaxation.  This was my first time visiting a winery,Continue reading “First Time At A Winery”

My Michigan Summer

Originally posted July 2017. Living in the states, my family tends to mix Nigerian culture with that of the American. For example, Backyard BBQ with Jollof rice, thanksgiving with Jollof rice, ski trips with Jollof rice etc…I’m totally kidding about the last part. There was no Jollof present. But nothing screams American summers louder thanContinue reading “My Michigan Summer”

Charles McGee

Originally posted May 2017. If you’ve ever been to Detroit, you would be aware of the plethora of art tattooed across the city; murals, graffiti, sculptures. Charles McGee is a legend amongst artists in Detroit. A 92 yr old, who moved to Detroit at the age of 10, Charles McGee revealed his most recent piece,Continue reading “Charles McGee”

A Walk Through Mexicantown, Detroit

Originally posted in May 2017. Who would’ve thought Detroit, MI would have a vibrant Mexican community? When you think of Mexican immigrants, most uninformed people (like myself) would think Texas, California or New Mexico. But there are vibrant Mexican communities all across the MidWest with Chicago shockingly being the number 2 city for Mexican immigrants. Continue reading “A Walk Through Mexicantown, Detroit”

I Love Autumn

This was originally posted October 2016. One of my favorite fall activities is going to an orchard to pick apples. I’ll be baking apple pie this season. A lot of cider mills also have corn mazes, hayrides, pumpkin patches and donuts (the number one reason I go to cider mills). Many of my Nigerian buddiesContinue reading “I Love Autumn”

The Heidelberg Project

This post was originally written in September 2016. With every city I find myself in, I make effort to explore every nook and cranny, from the safe cliche tourist attractions to the weird hidden gems. The Heidelberg Project is definitely one of the weirdest things I’ve seen in any city. Weird as in it involvesContinue reading “The Heidelberg Project”

The Comeback City

This post was originally written in September 2016. I don’t even know where or how to start when it comes to describing this city. I just moved here about a couple months ago and I’m really trying to familiarize myself with the area. It’s definitely been through a lot. There’s so much history. There’s theContinue reading “The Comeback City”