My oh my, y'all last March 23rd your girl hit that quarter-century milestone. I am one of those people that are obsessed with their birthdays. How did I spend my 24th year? Well indoors like everyone else, which made it feel like this year’s birthday came too soon but hey the time had come, I guess. In today's, Unpacking Fridays I will unpack 25 lessons I learned in the past 25 years.
How many nice people do you know being labelled as fake? Ever wonder why your perma-smiling and optimistic co-worker just doesn't feel genuine. From our tender infanthood, we are taught to be nice. Be nice to your sister. Help in the kitchen. Share your toys. Nice may be a trait people enjoy but is"being nice"… Continue reading Kindness over Niceness
Did you know a good listener can make you a better artist? When thinking of today's prompt I honestly had no idea on what to talk about. Well, as you might know by now, my life has absolutely nothing extraordinary to it. Alas, you are expecting to read something today. I remembered sharing this story… Continue reading The Epiphany
Today's prompt made me dig into my unposted work, going through it I found this. I composed this about 6 years ago and I found it kinda ironic that I find this girl cute and innocent and wish someone had told her that what she called adulthood and most likely tied with maturity was actual… Continue reading I wish she knew
Hi everyone! Today I am going to share with you the story of Umuko which is a traditional tree considered to be the protector of the family or household. What is Umuko/umurinzi? Umuko is know by the scientific name Erythrina abyssinica. This is a leguminous tree specie, native to East Africa. Source: Flickr I first… Continue reading Umuko, the protector tree
Oral communication has played a major role in education and passing on knowledge among Rwandans for centuries. Stories, songs, poems and proverbs occupy a great space in our culture. Today, I am going to share with you the most popular 5 Kinyarwanda proverbs according to my own research thanks to Instagram questions. Enjoy the read.… Continue reading 5 Kinyarwanda proverbs
Hi everyone! Day 4 of the challenge, yet today's prompt is the most difficult one. I do not even know where to start from but I am here to take up the challenge, I mean I guess🤷🏽♀️. Nobody said it would be easy after all. Lauren Mugabo Inkingi is a young Rwandan girl, a tech… Continue reading Becoming…