Cut Them Some Slack

Photo by Oladimeji Ajegbile on Pexels.com After a long exhausting day of documenting interviews, the only thing that was running through my mind while walking towards the bus stop was "Sleep, sleep, sleep and sleep!" Have you ever had one of those days where you barely consider dinner as an option before bed because your [...]

If Only…

Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com Sixteen young teenagers, eight boys and eight girls have evenly been spaced out in their classroom, a metre and a half between each student. Dressed uniformly in sky blue dresses with circular collar flaps (for the girls), navy blue shorts, sky blue shirts (for the boys) with red [...]

X’es and Y’s

The 17th day of October, 2003 was a warm, relaxed Friday which I looked forward to because like every other school Friday, most kids in our neighborhood got released from school earlier than other days. I never fully understood the hype that came with being released a few hours earlier from school probably because my [...]