Life on the Fast Track – 5

Track 5 : If you say ‘Yes’, I promise, It will be Good. Making his way through the crowd, Danny followed Jasmine out of the club, catching up with her outside. “Jazz,” Danny said, rushing in front of her, stopping her progress to her car. “Spit it out.  No more games.” Jasmine stared at him.  “IContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 5”

Life on the Fast Track – 4

Track 4: My blood is the color of engine oil Hidden in the lush green lands of Kiambu, was a private three-acre farm converted into a racing track.  Danny and Jimmy had worked years on modifying the piece of land for their racing needs.  Their work resulting in an exciting racing movement with an exclusiveContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 4”

Life on the Fast Track – 3

Track 3 – I Like You So Much, I’m Terrified The next few minutes were a blur for Danny.  He could only think of her delicious scent when she leaned into him.  Her soft lips on his clean-shaven jaw and how much he wanted her to do it again. “Danny?” Jasmine called again, snapping himContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 3”

Life on the Fast Track – 2

Track 2: The Situation as it is, is not what you See A white fluffy cat jumped up on the kitchen counter when Jasmine walked into the kitchen.  She purred loudly and Jasmine chuckled. “I know you’re hungry, Min.  So am I.  What do you think we should eat?” Jasmine went to the refrigerator, staringContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 2”

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”

The Enchanting Violinist – 2

The Boiling Hot Day and Weaves with Celebrity Names Midday, the sun was high, almost suffocating.  The television newscasters were calling it an equator equinox, such a fancy name for boiling-hot, as in, step-out-into-the-sun-if-you-wanna-roast days.  The heat wave was making her stupid. Nyambura heard the fans working overtime above her.  Still, it sorta felt likeContinue reading “The Enchanting Violinist – 2”

The Enchanting Violinist – 1

Multi-tasking : Gotta Make a Livin’ There was no water in the house. Nyambura sat at the dining table fighting the urge to scream.  Frustration was hard to escape.  Her Nairobi home came outfitted with two huge three thousand liter tanks, indoor plumbing and even a washing machine.  Granted that the washing machine and indoorContinue reading “The Enchanting Violinist – 1”

Koya’s Choice – A 117 Days later

Koya’s Choice and A Writing Challenge A lot can happen in a hundred days.  The original intention of writing the hundred days challenge was to post on the blog daily.  Midway through the challenge, the purpose of this challenge morphed into finishing Koya’s Choice as a story.  When I say challenge, I truly mean that.Continue reading “Koya’s Choice – A 117 Days later”

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”

The Hyena’s Marriage – Day 12

Prompt: Three children are sitting on a log near a stream. One of them looks up at the sky and says… The Hyena’s Marriage Three children sit on a log near a stream eating sweet ripe mangoes from their grandmother’s garden.  Mango juice runs down their chins, none of them stopping to wipe it away, toContinue reading “The Hyena’s Marriage – Day 12”