Moss Green Tree, or the Light Coming through

How can you change perspectives? This is always the hardest to do when moments in a day pile up, one after another, bogging down your original thoughts, until you can’t remember how the day started and what you wanted to do.  I envy the list-making people, or the schedule-following crowd.  The planner-manics who keep theirContinue reading “Moss Green Tree, or the Light Coming through”

How to get an ISBN in Kenya.

Assigning an ISBN number to your book in Kenya Get an account with the Kenya National Library Service(KNLS)  ISBN service here: ISBN website Create a Profile, adding important personal details.  Please note we did this as a Publishing Co., (request information if you want to do this as an individual.) Once  you are set up,Continue reading “How to get an ISBN in Kenya.”

Atlantic by Phil Dass

Atlantic Reta eased her running, slowing the treadmill, as she let her muscles relax in relief. Two minutes later, she went to her yoga mat for cool down stretching exercises, nimbly extending her legs and arms as far as she could.  Then she lay flat on her back on the yoga mat, her face andContinue reading “Atlantic by Phil Dass”

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 – e-Book

Koya’s Choice Description Koya took a risk on love when she was in college, and the man she gave her heart broke it, sending her a terrible letter that left her broken.  Eight years later, Koya has shut out the idea of love, and focuses on building her business and a comfortable life, never onceContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – e-Book”

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”