I vividly remember my clienteles reactions as soon as they realized that December 2009, will probably be the last time , that I would make clothes for them. (The ones … Continue Reading Gifted hands – the finale !
Welcome to this exciting series of the ‘waiting game’ . As we marinate on this interesting topic, that’s subject to occur on planet earth, lol! Incase you’re wondering what this term means. … Continue Reading The waiting game!!!-Girl talk -part I
In the book of Genesis, Abraham and Sarah were visited by three random strangers. These strangers were angels in disguise, with the audacity to gently remind Abraham, of God’s … Continue Reading Gifted hands (part VIII) – The war within me! !!
I was born in Syracuse, Onondaga county, New York. This area is home to one of the research universities in the United States known as Syracuse University. Back in the days, when … Continue Reading Gifted hands (VII)- “the known to the unknown”
“How could you stoop so low to become an apprentice in a sewing shop? It’s not a professional job! You’re going to end up in poverty! You are a disgrace to the … Continue Reading Gifted hands part VI-“to be or not to be”
Fast forward the conversation, after detailed explanation of why I wanted to become an apprentice at Mr. Eddy ‘ s sewing shop, my father finally gave me the money. Truth … Continue Reading Gifted hands part V-Reality checks!
“Intentionally schedule your pleasurable moments because good old pain will schedule itself” I heard these words from my pastor , while worshiping at my home church , last Sunday, … Continue Reading In all things, give thanks!!!…..birthday reflections
Are we there yet? I asked the young man taking me to his friend’s shop. The shop is by the corner of the road, he replied. So now, I’m thinking … Continue Reading Gifted hands (part IV): The conversation
It’s almost 9 years of residing in the land of my birthplace; 9 years away from the motherland! I vividly remember, one of the situations I struggled with, was having a … Continue Reading Tribe
The best place to be is where the sun is shining, and it is truly shining over here in this 86 degrees weather! Summer time, y’all! It is 1400 in … Continue Reading Let’s make a Sunshine difference!!!!
Me: Hi Belinda! It’s been a while ! What are you up to these days? Belinda: Girl! I am fine! I’m taking sewing lessons, somewhere downtown. Me: Wow! That’s great! … Continue Reading Gifted hands (part III)-The plan
If I had no ties with my mother land, Certainly, I would wonder at the complexity of our names. Repetitions of consonants in odd places that makes one feel like … Continue Reading What’s your name???
Repent! Repent! For the kingdom of God is at hand! (just like John the baptist, crying in the wilderness….lol!) These words from a group of enthusiastic students,standing in front of … Continue Reading Gifted hands (part II) The strike!!
If you’re a Nigerian female, your life is not complete without some type of function that requires asoebi (at least in my opinion ♥). These days we have asoebi for … Continue Reading Asoebi !!!!- the concept
I started playing with fabrics as early as 8 years old or less. I vividly remember my needle work classes aka home economics in Sacred Heart Private School Onireke , … Continue Reading Gifted hands (part I)-The beginning