As an urban dweller who relies on electricity for pretty much everything in my mundane life, I feel I should commiserate with you KPLC in this letter of sorts. I feel I should take it upon myself to tell you how important and life changing it has been hosting your product in my house, the lights I use. Lights. Just lights. Do you feel the hesitation I use when realizing you give me lights, just lights. I get confused sometimes but nivumilie tuu (have patience with me), I will totally get to the point I am trying to make. For those not conversant KPLC stands for Kenya Power and Lighting Company, kwani si power is lighting or is it the other way round or do they mean the same thing, what’s the difference really? Bear with my ramblings, I tend to get off course when I am really passionate about things, people, objects, time, and non-living things, pretty much everything. Continue reading “Dear KPLC”

What I would tell my future self

The future is something that we always think that is so far away that we tend to ignore it and deal with it when it comes. Your future may be tomorrow, next week, next month, next year, even ten years to come. Most people imagine the future to be an ambiguous thought that you really do not have to get into it. Living in the now is important yet the future plays such a significant role in our lives. Now brings with it moments that create what you will look forward to in the next memory of your life. Learning to concentrate on how you live now makes you less worried about what might happen in your future. We are told to plan for the future because without planning, you might end up feeling overwhelmed by it all. Continue reading “What I would tell my future self”

I don’t know what I want from this, decoding the boy code

break up quotes
So a guy tells you “I don’t know what I want from this” what is really going through your mind? You’ve asked him what he wants from your relationship and that is the best answer he can come up with after a few seconds of Ummm, Ummm…Men have been known to speak in code, short answers that never really mean anything or satisfy your question. You write a three paragraph text to him and he responds with “k”, seriously why can’t he just write full sentences, you wonder. Continue reading “I don’t know what I want from this, decoding the boy code”