- How to read more books this year. I am definitely taking it to heart by reducing my junk TV viewing and making sure I always have a book as I go about various chores.
- A reading list on Kenya in case you are interested.
- If a story moves you, act on it!
- This article on insecurity made me stop and think. Really hard!
- Somali nicknames are hilarious 🙂
- So many white tears in this article. I see that they have only a given demographic of foreign spouses married to South Africans.
- Also, this IS cultural expropriation.
- More on how couples deal with finances.
- I didn’t know there were Nigerian Jews in Johannesburg. Today’s fact!!
- What does it mean to be a boy or girl? National Geographic asks 9/10 year old kids.
- Stealing from one of the comments, “This is by far the best article I’ve read regarding LBGT and the gospel.”
- Chocolate cake and another vegetarian pasta recipe.
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I read this interesting NYT article on seven essential money questions that start a conversation and thought it might be interesting to try and answer.
What lessons about money did you learn from your parents?
- Always save and live within your means.
- Never loan money to a friend unless you don’t mind losing the friendship.
What does the word “money” conjure up for you?
Freedom. Options. A nest egg.Independence.
How many children would you like to have when you retire?
How do you think your children feel about that?
Tell me about your financial situation when you first met.
We were both students, working part-time through school for pocket money.
What are the most important things in your life?
God (faith/church), Family, Education/ Career.
What does the prospect of retirement look like to you?
Leisure/ comfort, time to pursue other interests, financial independence.
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The number “419” refers to the article of the Nigerian Criminal Code dealing with fraud. This just arrived in my inbox …
How are you? i traveled to wales for a conference at the imperial college gallery section, Wales) and unfortunately for me the hotel i lodged got razed by fire.all my valuables including cash, cell phones and my traveling documents were destroyed during the inferno. but luckily for me i still have my passport with me.i have contacted the police but they are not responding to the matter effectively they only asked me to write a statement about the incident and referred me to the embassy which is over there in London please i really need your assistance for me to go to the embassy and also to the airline office so i can start processing a new flight ticket.i am also having problems settling outstanding hotel bills and the hotel management are not helping matters at all please let me know if you can help me out.
Waiting for your mail.
insert name of person genuinely known to me.