Archive for November, 2006


I really don’t feel any different, but of course I never expected to be. I told my friend Kwame yesterday I was going to be 18 today. “You know what we do to people on their eighteenth birthdays in Ghana?” he asked me. “We beat them!” As if I’m looking for a beating. I’ve been […]

At 18?

Very few people know I’m 17. Even less know I’ll be 18 tomorrow. Will it feel different? Will I automatically shed my recluse persona and ask my first girl out? Will there be a sense of accomplishment at having crossed that silly invisible line? Honestly I don’t know. My schedule tomorrow will probably be the […]