The Lakehouse and Other Stories

Hello! So towards the end of fall, my friend had her birthday and decided to have dinner at a really nice restaurant called The Lakehouse. I think it is named that because it is a wooden cabin looking building with a very lovely interior that overlooks a lake. The restaurant comes complete with dim orange …

Post Nigeria, Return to Calgary

Hello Everyone! I got back from Lagos almost at the end of August, and I was able to spend some time outside before the weather changed completely. I am not yet sure if I like anything about winter, but I am hoping that time will change my mind. My church young adults group had our …

A Silverado Spring

HELLO! The past couple of years have indeed been different for us all, and I guess we are just figuring out how to best navigate life in these times. As spring came in 2021, the weather changed, it got warmer and I was super happy about this. I had spring classes, spending May and June …

Esther’s Amazing 25th

Hello Everyone! Now, one very important thing about me is that I think my birthday should be a national holiday- or at least a personal one. I love my birthday so much, not necessarily because of the celebrations as I hardly do any, but because the day makes me excited and makes me count my …

Weddings and Ceremonies.

Hello everyone! Like I said in my previous post, I visited Lagos, Nigeria. I went to see family, friends and for one very important set of ceremonies- my sister's wedding. It was my first time being on a wedding train as an adult and I was the chief bridesmaid! I was super excited to be …

Home to Nigeria!

Hello Everyone! As I said previously, I travelled to Nigeria in the summer. I was so excited to go back because I had not been back in a few years and family could not come and visit either due to the pandemic. I had booked my flight like three months prior, so I was sure …

Flying Internationally During a Pandemic

Hi everyone! Sometime in summer 2021, I went to Nigeria! I had not travelled there since 2019 so it was such an exciting time for me to go back because my sister was getting married. Covid was the major reason I had not been back there to visit in two years, and I was so …

Esther’s Experiential Christmas Part 3

Hello and welcome to the third part of Esther’s Experiential Christmas! I hope you enjoyed reading the last two! This is the third and final part of this series and I had already started rounding off on my activities so I could rest and do other pending assignments. So first things first, I went to …

Esther’s Experiential Christmas Part 2

Hello Everyone! Welcome to Part 2 of ... drum rolls, please... ESTHER'S EXPERIENTIAL CHRISTMASSS!!!! A few days after my friend and I went for the play, I went to the Alberta Ballet with another friend to watch the Nutcracker Ballet. I have gone for this once in 2019 before COVID, and I enjoyed it. Being …

Esther’s Experiential Christmas Part 1

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I hope this was a time of love, family and sharing for you. I personally had a good time and I had determined from the end of November that my December was going to be activity-packed. For the month of December, I scheduled things- both solo and with friends for …

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