Why Every Non-Black Person Should Read “Americanah”

Book review Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been on my reading list for a while. I finally finished it, and what a read it was! I would not be exaggerating if I said it changed my worldview. Americanah was unputdownable for the eye-opening information, the breezy writing, as well as the overall narrative. I…

The Best Life Lessons Don’t Come From Famous People

My mom was a very wise and practical woman. I feel like she missed passing on a whole chunk of her most useful genes to me. She was always very sensible in her approach to most things in life. I never saw her lose her cool, behave hysterically, or otherwise lose her composure under any…

Procrastination Involves Hard Work and Strategy

Humor Goal —delay waking up Set the alarmSnooze the alarm when it ringsCalculate how long it takes to get readyFigure that you can sleep for 5 minutes more Reset alarmSnoozeSwitch to Plan B — skip bath to save timeRecalculate time to get ready Reset alarmSnoozePanic about having oversleptAnother round of calculation about the time required to get…


Fiction A very short tale of why a lone shoe was lying on a beach A man was walking on a beach. His leg struck something hard. He bent down and pulled it out. It was an antique-looking lamp. The man rubbed the lamp. Out popped a genie and announced that the man had one wish….

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