Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

December 18, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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10 Birthday Challenges for Buhari

Christmas Eve  Music is an important part of my Christmas memories and celebrations. I can’t imagine  Christmas without music. I think my favorite Christmas song is “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming,” which I always think of with the German title, “Es ist … Continue reading

September 17, 2015
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The Hummingbird

Outside of the Window I’m with my sister Beth at her friend Stephanie’s home in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. I lived in Fort Thomas from 7th grade through the time I was in the Peace Corps. Stephanie just served us a … Continue reading

December 7, 2014
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All About Books and Reading

Books for Nigeria I used to carry several books on each trip to Nigeria, though I often wouldn’t read even one. When I travel on Dec. 18, I’m carrying my books on my iPad, a lot easier. I bought a … Continue reading

August 1, 2014
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Third Hawai’i Post – Customs that Connect

In Hawai’i (I’m using the spelling I saw there) Nkiru and I visited the Polynesian Cultural Center where we learned about the history and customs of many of the groups that make up the state today with its population of 1.3 million. … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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Memoir Moves Forward; Swan Lake; Peace Corps Update; New Challenge

My Memoir to Have Peace Corps Writers Imprint I signed up for the services of CreateSpace yesterday to publish my memoir. Peace Corps Worldwide has an agreement with CreateSpace and I will get the Peace Corps Writers imprint on my … Continue reading

June 23, 2014
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Peace Corps Connections

Last time I started writing on the way to Nashville, Tennessee, for the Peace Corps reunion, called Peace Corps Connect 2014. Today I began composing on the way back home to Connecticut! On Thursday afternoon I delivered my talk on … Continue reading