08.20.18 On this day, I paid my final respect to my fellow comrade. It wasn’t a sudden death, instead, it was expected. “Twas the case of aging gracefully” There were signs and symptoms. Each diagnostic visit, was a comeback for great victory! Except for this time, I felt a different aura as we left the […]Read More Forever August
“What is the big deal about losing your job in a clothing store? How much money were you making anyways?” One might ask. When I was in Nigeria preparing to travel to United States, I was under the impression that, a job and a place of residence will be available, before my arrival. That was […]Read More Coming to America-Episode III- There’s God O O O!!!!!!
I left Lagos, Nigeria on the 19th of December, 2009 and arrived New York on the 20th of the same month. I wish I could write how exciting I felt about the journey. Honestly, I wasn’t. When my flight left Lagos, I didn’t get the memo that I had a connecting flight in Dubai enroute to New York. Don’t get me […]Read More Coming to America! Episode I- Johnny Just come!
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 that I confided in). It was a bitter -sweet moment for the most part. My clienteles were excited, at the same time worried about the […]Read More Gifted hands – the finale !
“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 lineage of this family!” If you’re reading this blog, I’m pretty sure, you’re surprised at the comments above. What if I told you that in […]Read More Gifted hands part VI-“to be or not to be”
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 our hall of residence. Pretty much excited to share their faith and invite everyone to fellowship with them. We had various faith based groups on […]Read More Gifted hands (part II) The strike!!