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Friendship jewels: cut or hold on to them?

Post Views = 1944 I have always been afraid of losing friends. I lost a dear friend in recent months and now am on the verge of losing another. On both counts, a misunderstanding has occurred and then fueled greatly by egos. That is to say that the first loss could have been avoided if we hadn’t allowed our ego …

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Wailing Soul

Post Views = 6289 Before that new year post last week, I had been away for quite a while. It will suffice to say that I was battling with demons. November turned out to be quite a rough month for me. A month in which I cursed and lamented and cried on the floor of my bedsit wondering why on …

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Happy New Year 2019

Post Views = 6461 Happy New Year folks! People see the change of calendars and years when the number of year changes as a hopeful process of getting another chance. Whatever happens in the whole year is considered, observed and analyzed by everyone at the end of the year and then, they are ready to start a new year by …

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In Retrospect

Post Views = 6652 For years, I have been passionate about the idea of adding weight and growing some muscles, so that I don’t have to carry rocks in my pockets to prevent the wind from blowing me off the surface of the earth. This idea started in my early twenties, and even God rooted for me to find the …

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The big black brazen snake in the park

Post Views = 6179 Last month, Mercy invited me out for picnicking, at one of the parks within the Nairobi outskirts.   She had big news to share and even after persisting that she tells me first, Mercy insisted on face-to-face.  Since we were both broke graduates, we made a small budget and allocated each other on the necessities. I made …

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A close shave

Post Views = 6996I walked into Sarova Stanley a few days ago, late in the evening to meet a special client. It happens that most of my loyal clients are women. As a man who’s known to shift goal posts, trying to find himself in the events of juggling tens of careers, I end up seizing any opportunity that comes …

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