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In April, Sheila and I traveled to the United States for Easter. We were on a mission! Our first goal was to visit the most magical place on earth…and after some close flights, we arrived in Orlando where we had a personal visit with the top mouse himself, Mickey. (Our connections were tight because the U.S. Customs & Border protection agents had some additional questions for my wife. I thought I was… Read More

It is hard to believe that I haven’t posted a blog in a month and a half. The last blog was about election night in America and boy, how have things changed since that time. I must admit, I am not surprised by the outcome but didn’t expect it to happen. The American election process is peculiar and unlike any other process in the world. And the electorate, that is a blog… Read More

One of the things I have enjoyed most about being in Nigeria is the ancestral connection that I have with this country and West Africa. Despite the disorganization and chaos, the daily power outrageous and the lack of adherence to the rule of law, as a black American, there is an deep familiarity to this wild and crazy country. This week, my parents and I ventured down to Badagry, Nigeria, a former… Read More