Chidinma had finally been able to join Emmanuel Atiyota in Chicago at the end of August. By then, he’d already moved into the home they’d chosen, though it lacked furnishings. He’d said he was waiting for his queen to come and take dominion of her residence. Chidinma had her work cut out for her, but threw herself into the job of decorating their home with gusto. It had been her passion and focus for the last three weeks, and now, she was almost done.
She stood now and looked around at her home, wondering what was missing. Every room looked picture-perfect to be photographed for Elle Decor. She had initially started on the garden, but decided that she’d rather have a professional gardener attend to it. And now it was also completed and a wonderful sight to behold.
Chidinma sighed. She couldn’t put her finger on what was missing. She went to the room she’d designated as her office, and it dawned on her. This was it. She’d hardly done much to this room. It had a simple, dark blue wallpaper and a desk and chair, with a small filing cabinet. But she knew that wasn’t it.
It was the stack of boxes…
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