Wow, so it is January 31st and I haven't blogged in 2013 yet! I made a promise to myself to write at least 233 blog posts this year. I was on my home from work et al thinking a whole month was going by without a single blog post! So I had to write something. I could have picked out one of my drafts and published it or used one of the blog ideas I had. But because I always have eventful days, I could make a blog post out of the last 3 hours. So here goes :-)
I headed to Asanka Local in Osu to meet the man I consider my closest 'mentor'. Paa Kwesi Imbeah was known to me as early as the days I stepped foot in Presec because his name was popular in conversation. He had just left Presec as the Protocol Prefect, a member of National Science & Maths quiz team, a member of the Editorial Board, 6A's in his SSCE and the distinction as the nation's second best graduating secondary school student. I left Presec with a resume close to his and became his friend when we found ourselves in the US studying at MIT and Yale.
This was my first time at the Osu Asanka Local in 5 years. The last time I was there, I was with a very special friend, who's a lady. I told Paa that and he wondered aloud who it was. The lady knows Paa but he doesn't know her. Paa is a rock star that shines bright for many to see, this lady is a rock who stars lean on. More about her later, or never :-) Paa was visiting from London, we caught up for a couple of hours about new events in our lives, things happening in Ghana, etc. Paa and I were co-founders of the GhanaThink Foundation, we've had many discussions over the years, some of which gave birth to Museke and Kasahorow, etc. He's just completely awesome. Oh, before I forget to mention, I had banku and ...[view whole blog post ]