The Color Reel

| This is the 487th story of Our Life Logs | My earliest memories are of growing up in Trinidad, where I was born in 1983. I was the only girl in my family and had three older brothers. My mom was a teacher and my dad worked in communications. We lived in a variety of different villages and towns, finally settling in Santa Rosa, a suburb … Continue reading The Color Reel

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A Long Walk from Yesterday

| This is the 393rd story of Our Life Logs | Living in the rural village of Echem, in South-Eastern Nigeria, I had a difficult life. I was born in 1954, the youngest of four children, but we were not my father’s only children. Most certainly not. In fact, I was 16th in the rankings, including my father’s children from his two older wives, who each had … Continue reading A Long Walk from Yesterday