Getting Crowned in Nima January 30th has come and gone. I am still basking in celebration since being crowned Sarki Jakada of the Nima Hausa Chief Palace. Preparation for the ceremony was both quick and intense! Fortunately, I was guided the entire way. It was a wild two weeks; from selecting my ceremonial dress, to [...]
Ete Sen and Greetings from Ghana, Family! My journey in Ghana has been more than life changing! The purpose of the trip was to continue to explore Ghana, as I am planning to repatriate to Africa in the next coming years. Most importantly, my one big project in Bolgatanga, Ghana documenting the basket weavers who [...]
The Apple boozy apple cider at Beads in the Trap seemed to be popular so I wanted to share this simple recipe. Ingredients: 1 gallon apple cider 3 cups of spiced rum or your favorite aged dark liquor 1 cup of orange liqueur (Grand Marnier, Patron Citronge, Cointreau) 5 cinnamon sticks ½ cup fresh lemon [...]