Speaking of Photoshoots…

Facebook reminded me that this was my cover photo four years ago today. Some facts about this shot: 1. It was part of a professional photoshoot we did while on our amazing girls’ trip to Paris. 2. That trip was four years ago in February. 3. It was freezing cold. 4. I’m not exaggerating. 5. …

Blogtober #12: Flashback Friday to Summer.

No, this post isn't necessarily about fall, although the last day of my trip occurred in September. But we're flashbacking today, so it's all good. Anywho, this past Labor Day weekend, I left on a jet plane to visit a good friend of mine who lives in Orange County, CA. Despite the fact that it …

be our guest.

There we all are, sitting in our living room in our old house in Ghana, surrounded by endless laughter and fascinating conversations. My parents are there; also uncles, aunts, various relatives, and longtime family friends that might as well be kin to us, being that I've known them and have been around them for as …

when they met.

If you haven't heard, a total solar eclipse took place yesterday, August 21. Pretty historical stuff. I was excited beyond words, not necessarily because of the historicity of it or the celestial phenomenon, per se. I, This Square Peg, a writer of words and a purveyor of poetry, have used the moon as an allegorical …

Oprah.

What an introduction. Let's get right to it: when Her Excellency was was still on the air with her daily talk show, I won tickets to be part of her audience. Back in 2011, I remember going on the official website for the show and noticing one of the upcoming episodes. The theme of the …