Thursday, December 25, 2008

Christmas In Houston.

Merry Christmas to all. I wish i was spending this Christmas in the Villa, but man proposes & God disposes. My wife and I have been, painting, redecorating and cooking for the holidays. We are having friends over and it will at least feel like xmas back home. I envy all those people that got to travel home.
We are having the staples- Rice and Stew, Jollof Rice, Moi-moi, Pepper soup and Coke( Bottle). I was going to make some Danwake but ran out of time and could not get the Bean flour in time- oh well, maybe for New Years.
For those that made it home or at home, enjoy all the festivities on my behalf - am talking to you Lil bro. Dance for me too at Palam Tangle.
Let us not forget that reason for the season- The gift of Jesus Christ to all mankind.
Thank you Father for redeeming us.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008


Wishing everybody a happy Thanksgiving! As for me, i will be partying with my naija people.
Everybody is invited 5pm.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Naija Here I Come/NOT

I got my Tickets for travel to Naija and I am excited to say the least.The only qualms I have is that I won't be at the Villa for Christmas; I will be there for New Year and of course the main reason of being home- to see my In-laws and celebrate my grandfathers 100th.
I hope to live as long as my grandfather- He was around when the missionaries came to my village, became one of the first converts and Pastor and has lived an exemplary life for all. I think the reason he has lived this long was his care free attitude to life. I am by nature as care free as him, but lately I have been stressing out over things that don't really matter. May be its because now I have the responsibility of taking care of another person and not wanting to let them down.
My job has been on shaky ground since the middle of the year and being on the peripheral of an Oil Company is not exactly confidence inspiring. I believe God will do what is best for me.
Anyway, I need to go and start getting my bags ready for the trip; what with all the gifts one has to get the 1000 relatives waiting in anticipation.
Suya, Dan wake, Balangu, Fura da Nono, Rake and Miyan Taushe here I come.
UPDATE*- I will be here in Houston for Xmas as i either have to stay and keep my Job or go home and call it goodbye. So, i am stuck in Houston- may be Easter? I sure hope so.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Change Cometh in the Morning!

Tomorrow Nov. 4th may be a day to be remembered in history. It may actually happen in my lifetime that America will elect a Black President. I wholeheartedly support Barrack Obama and have already voted during early voting here in Houston. Will I be shocked if McBush wins tomorrow? Lets just say we voted for Bush again in '04 and this is still America.
I hope my country people are watching this election and learning some lessons. It does not matter what part of the country you are from or what religion, you need to vote for the person that will bring the greater good. Now, if we can get someone to inspire the nation and actually put country first.......

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

My Bicyle

Growing up in Nigeria, coming in first position was a thing expected from me. My Dad had been the toast of our village for being a brilliant man, college degree, masters ...always excelling. So, it was only natural that his son would be expected to be/do the same. I started out well; coming first thru elementary school except the one time i came in second in class 4 and cried all the way home.

I was promised a bicyle at the begining of every term if i came first in class. I did. But no bicyle.

All the way thru JSS 3. Thats when the wheels sort of fell off and I was well on my way to setting the truancy record.

I am still waiting for my bicyle Dad.

Monday, October 27, 2008


Welcome to my blog as I ramble about any and everything under the sun. I am a Nigerian living in the Texas and will write about things I find interesting and the life of a Northern man in the West. Come back soon.