Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

August 9, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Connecting Links

Connections – So Many! I’ve made many connections and reconnections in the last few days! I wish I could draw, and I’d make a diagram for you that shows all the links!  Most, but not quite all, involve Nigeria. The first also … Continue reading

June 14, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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The Dibia, Conclusion; Scholarships for Nigerian Girls

Good Journalism Makes a Difference I have no news about the missing girls, but I do have news about the impact of good journalism and citizen action. My friend and Peace Corps colleague BarbaraLee Toneatti sent me an article by … Continue reading

June 2, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Focus for My Blog; the Dibia Part II

Blogging Workshop Dan Woog is a popular blogger in Westport, Connecticut where I live. His blog is titled 06880, the zip code of our town. He gave a workshop last Saturday which I attended. My friends Judy and Gail had also signed up. Gail … Continue reading

May 29, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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The Dibia, Part 1, and an Intro to Nigeria’s History

Papa’s Death and Going to the Dibia (native doctor) I promised you the first installment of the chapter from my memoir about meeting the native doctor or Dibia. This chapter starts when we were in London near the end of the … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Who Do You Think of on Memorial Day?

Just after noon today Clem and I were leaving our home in Westport to drive to our daughter’s home in Pennsylvania for a shortened Memorial Day weekend. (We couldn’t leave earlier because I was singing with the Chamber Choir for … Continue reading