He really did not want to ruin the argument free month they had had. He quickly replied that he had just arrived and she said she was coming to open the gate.
He was so nervous, he had still not figured out how he was going to tell her.
He did not know how to tell her that the web content developer job he was doing was actually for his dad’s University and he was being paid for it and he was also working there part time.
She had real trust issues and she had that smile that would be plastered on her face no matter what you said. It had an ‘ ok ‘ response that went with it. It was a killer combination. You would have no idea what she was thinking of or what she was planning.
As he walked into the house, he started scripting something in his head , then he had an idea.
Kofi was fidgety Nana Ama thought, he was normally confident and knew exactly what to say. Maybe he had a surprise that was why. When he sat down in the living room, he looked around as if he was looking for inspiration to recite a poem, she was worried but let it pass. He asked about her parents and she replied that they had not arrived home yet. He managed to bring up casual topics , she grew impatient and asked him what he wanted to say.
The way he started the sentence scared her, why would he start by saying ; “you know I’ve never lied to you before.” Her tummy was in knots, these were no collywobbles.
Then he finally said his dad had a University and that’s where he’d been doing his part time lecturing . She did not think it was much of a problem , but her curiosity was already producing tons of questions.
Kofi was relieved that she did not get upset, but he knew her better than he knew himself, so just when her questions were about to hit he brought out his saving card, he’d been able to book a limousine for the wedding for a reasonable price .
He laughed when she actually got up to do her own version of the dab.
He was content yet wary, this was just one of them
How would she take the other ones?
Nana’s mum insisted he had dinner with them. That woman had a way of making you eat even if you were satisfied and conspiring with her daughter, they quickly prepared some okro soup, the one with shrimps and crabs with the palm oil in the right proportion . The banku was tender, just the way he liked it. He could not resist…