Well, its been a little while. To bring y'all up to date, I have contributed $7,700 to my 401k so far and I have $800 in my emergency savings. My little side hustle will be in Nigeria in about 30 days or so and then we'll see what happens.
I have spend some money on myself to the tune of about $800 since the last time I came on here and I have donated $300 to my loving auntie. Other than that, I think I am doing fine.
One new thing that has cropped up for me is health issues.
When I refused to rise to the sound of my alarm in the morning of Tuesday, March 11, 2008, I should have known that I would remember the day for all the wrong reasons. And, I do. I was to visit Xhosa, Xhalala Kingdom on business, starting on March 25, 2008. On a Friday in mid February, I dragged myself to the Xhalalan Consulate to obtain a visa application form. After waiting outside the Consulate for quite an age, a plump dark-skinned woman in a yellow shirt told me that I had to come back for
Updated Jul 31, 2008 at 11:29 PM by Soul Sista
My final foray into my Anonymous Closet, for now. The piece below was inspired by real events in the lives of two characters I have known. Enjoy.
You know I gave notice?
Yes, I did.
I left my job.
I couldn't take the s-h-i-t anymore
Corporate America is so overrated.
I am so done with consulting.
So done already.
I have always been pretty good about money.
More from my Anonymous Closet in the Exhale Section. This is fiction inspired by the real events in the lives of two characters that I have known. I imagine this dramatized. I want the actress to be a petite Black woman with an ankara scarf tied up on her head like Erykah Badu's. I want her to have a very proper English accent and a low, almost monotonous voice.
I knew you would read this. You assumed that it would be some freaky s-h-i-t, right?
Okay, so, I am gradually coming out of the Anonymous Closet! Below is another piece that I posted anonymously in the Exhale Section a couple of months ago. It is fiction inspired by real life events. Enjoy, if you never read it before.
Anire had warned me to stop coming home late. Wo, this is not in de abroad, she said. They are carrying people o! Ani, Nigerians are desperate for money. Okay, they won't say I did not tell you sha. I always responded the same way. Abeg, is it me they