The Enchanting Violinist – 3

Hiring the Violinist who sells Weaves in Kinoo. Phillip clutched his keys, his gaze taking in the quaint town Nyambura had chosen to settle in.  Kinoo was small, out of the city, but still close enough to major hospitals and the hustle and flow.  Having a major highway close was a plus.  Nyambura’s shop wasContinue reading “The Enchanting Violinist – 3”

Longing to Heal the Earth – Day 13

Longing to Heal the Earth  People don’t realize the earth is…alive, her grandmother would say. Before…when her grandmother was young, the world was lush green.  Thick trees grew tall, so tall, one couldn’t see the highest branch.  Green grass in fields, vast and wide, as far as the eye could see.  Her grandmother would run down theContinue reading “Longing to Heal the Earth – Day 13”

Day 6 – Laughing until my stomach hurts

Funny ha-ha Do you consider yourself funny? What role does humor play in your life? Who’s the funniest person you know? 6- Laughing  until my stomach hurts When was the last time you laughed until you felt you’ll pee your pants? Think about it.  Really stop and remember that moment, and why you laughed untilContinue reading “Day 6 – Laughing until my stomach hurts”

Day 4 – Nostalgic Adventures

Leave a Post-it note in a secret place. One sentence only. What do you say? How does the placement affect the message? Day 4 – Nostalgic Adventures When I was young, my family would visit my maternal grandmother every holiday.  My siblings and I would spend one whole week running down luscious green hills, gettingContinue reading “Day 4 – Nostalgic Adventures”

Koya’s Choice – 13

13 – Hidden Secrets & Changing Relationships Ashley Dhali swept her finger over the photos on her pad with reserved judgment.  She was in her office at the Dhali estate.  Her assistant stood a few feet away from her desk clearly worried about her reaction.   She frowned and shook her head.   She wasn’tContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 13”

Pottery – Art for Sustenance

Adventures in Nairobi led me to a wonderful community center in Eastleigh that does pottery to help fund their projects and support the less privileged.  The Eastleigh Community Center has a full-fledged Pottery Workshop that produces gorgeous pottery pieces they sell to support the center. We got the chance to walk through the pottery shopContinue reading “Pottery – Art for Sustenance”

Koya’s Choice – 8

Chapter 8 – I Remember, Do you? Nairobi had changed in eight years. The city had grown, expanding its wings to the surrounding towns, boasting bigger and better buildings. Charles Dhali found it exciting. He’d grown too. Eight years in the outside world, learning business under his father, he’d had no choice but to growContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 8”

On Procrastination and Peanut Butter Cookies

Fridays are my favorite, they always seem like holidays waiting to happen.  Plus, everyone is in a great mood on Fridays, so I love them.  I sat at my desk at some point today, and had absolutely nothing to say, my cursor was blinking at me, and I would just click out of Word andContinue reading “On Procrastination and Peanut Butter Cookies”

Maureen Wakarindi – EAFF Profile

The EA Friday Feature is a circle of five writers who write 1,000 word flash fiction stories every Friday and post them on their blogs.  This week, we feature these authors, as we get to know them better, and learn what inspires them to write their stories. Maureen Wakarindi from Nepenthe Maureen joined the EAContinue reading “Maureen Wakarindi – EAFF Profile”