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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 36)

“Nne!” Ijeoma exclaims, her surprise complete. “So, this is what you have been suffering?” “My dear o!” I reply. “And it seems the more I overlook the anu ofia, the bolder she gets and the weaker I seem,” I add with a sad tone. “Before nko?! What do you expect?” ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 33)

Nkaiso and I both stand on either sides of Ijeoma’s bed. Nkaiso leads the prayers, while I whimper my ‘Amen’ between sniffles, cracking open my eye every now and then to see if her soulful prayers is somehow touching God’s heart, the way it is touching mine. She does not ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 32)

“Ifeanyi!” I call out for the fifth time, knocking on the door to Ifeanyi’s bedroom. I am determined not to leave the door until he answers me. “Yes!” he finally answers, his voice revealing his irritation. “Sorry, did I wake you up?” “What’s the problem?” he growls. He is not ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 31)

I watch with remorse as Ijeoma’s mother totters on unsteady legs, on her arthritic way out of the room. “I hope you’re happy now?” the young girl beside her, Amara spits out at me through clenched teeth, as she does her utmost best to steady Ijeoma’s mother with one hand, ...

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Much Ado About The Friendzone

The following was penned by Eketi Ette as her Facebook update, and it proved to be so hilarious, I simply had to share. You know how I love to bring laughter to all ye lovely people of MyMindSnaps. Do read and enjoy. 😀 * Friend zone. /ˈfrend ˌzəʊn/ “That special ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 30)

“Oh my God, she’s so…red!!” I coo softly at the sight of Ijeoma’s baby. The tiny, slightly-squirming bundle is ensconced in a kind of transparent case, all red and splotchy. “Can we hold her?” I turn to the doctor. “I’m sorry, you can’t. Not at this moment,” she says. “She ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 28)

It’s a few minutes past 8pm, and neither my husband nor Ifeanyi have come home, and I am getting worried. My husband’s phone is switched off (according to the automated machine voice). When I was going to pick Gabby up from school, I noticed that the new car wasn’t in ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 24)

I succeeded in preparing for the party without my husband knowing what was going on. I mean, he almost caught me at first, but I told him that Nneamaka was teaching me how to prepare some snacks, and that she will be coming over after service to teach me a ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 22)

I sit, drumming my fingers on the steering wheel in tune with the random music playing on my car radio, as I wait for Nneamaka to come out with Nuella. We are going to drop the kids off at school, and she is uncharacteristically late. Just then, she walks out ...

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DRIVING WITH CRAZY (Episode 7)

I drove in the company of the GPS. She, as Alex liked to describe it, wasn’t much help at keeping me entertained or awake. We were too far from any city to get radio signals and so, I was stuck with the rap songs Alex had in his car. Even ...

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