Once upon a time, gakware and her sisters went to cut nappier grass for my pet Nyange. If you’ve not read my chronicle stronger here’s the link.
So gakware is minding her own business and singing at the top of her lungs like she’s preparing to audition for Tusker project fame, America’s got talent or Nigerian Idol. I can already picture Judge Ian and Nigel standing in ovation. The song is quite absorbing and I’m lost in the lyrics and those divine declarations. ‘ Hata niwe rubani, hata niwe dereva, nitakutumikia siku zangu za maisha.’ which translates, whether I be a pilot or a driver I will serve you for the rest of my life.’ I’m really connecting with the heavenly realm until Shiz decides to break the spell by asking me, ‘rubani ni nani?’ Hapo ndio ngapatwa na mbumbuwazi, sijui rubani ni nani. So I decided to use logic. If dereva is a driver and dereva is usually accompanied by a conductor, then definitely rubani must be a conductor (tout.) Ndio mimi huyo roho juu as all tūkwares and blurted out, ‘rubani is a conductor.’ Asusena and Mugz waliokotwa chini, They laughed so hard until saliva decided to choke them. But they deserved that, they didn’t even find it necessary to educate my ignorant self and there was no Google to help me. I learnt a great lesson back there, today if you use a difficult word, I just pretend to know the meaning and then sneak a peek at my longtime buddy Google. Yeah I understand the meaning of that Solomonic proverb that even a fool in the midst of the wise will be considered wise if he/ she keeps quiet. The character development this my family has been giving me over the years ooh. But I can’t trade them for anything in the world. For now lemmi sit on this stone, listen to the river’s hum and ponder over life, maybe Safaricom will magically register my line 🤣.
Have a wisdom full day.


Published by Nyar Kaheti

Born and raised on the picturesque slopes of Mt Kenya, Nyar Kaheti is your girl next door vibe kind of girl. She enjoys reading, writing, hiking, and listening to country music among other things.

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