Culture Shock

Originally posted August 2019. I went back to the Silver Lake sand dunes for a photo shoot with 4 other black women and one Asian. We just so happen to be there during the free ORV weekend. What does that mean? A bunch of predominantly white Americans in their Jeeps, dune buggies and dirt bikes riding aroundContinue reading “Culture Shock”

I Took A Trip To India…In ATL

Originally posted August 2019. I spent about two months in Georgia this summer and one of the places I wanted to visit was this Hindu mandir (worship place) just outside of the city of Atlanta in the suburb of Lilburn. When my sister and I used to live in Atlanta way way back we wouldContinue reading “I Took A Trip To India…In ATL”

In The Desert

Originally posted May 2019. So I haven’t traveled anywhere in a minute. At first I blamed life circumstances for that. But at the end of the day, life is just mind over matter. And I’m really trying to mentally get over myself and make things happen especially when people let me down. I’ve been workingContinue reading “In The Desert”

Next Steps

Originally posted June 2018. A few days ago I was fired from my first post-collegiate big girl job. I kinda saw it coming too but I sure wasn’t expecting it. Like a pedestrian crossing the street while a car in the distance speeds up and hits them. There were signs for a month prior. AndContinue reading “Next Steps”

Nigerian in Paris

Originally posted December 2017. My sister and I decided to stop in Paris for a couple of days between our return trip from Nigeria back to the States. My sister insisted that she must buy her kids winter clothes from Europe. I’m not sure if the clothes are cheaper or warmer across the pond, butContinue reading “Nigerian in Paris”

A Party Like No Other

Originally posted December 2017. As I look through the photos I took of the night party we threw for the village, my mind time travels back to the most fascinating night I have ever experienced.I had never been exposed to this part of culture, my own culture. This was the night before my grandfather’s burialContinue reading “A Party Like No Other”

I Went Home

Originally posted December 2017. Life is very uncertain and impartial and throws curve balls at you every now and then. I had planned to visit Nigeria with my brother in December to visit friends in Lagos and spend Christmas with my parents in Rivers. But life had different plans, as I unexpectedly had to returnContinue reading “I Went Home”