More recent posts about Ethiopia
Articles from Ethiopia
Singing the American national anthem with some friends while watching President Obama's Inauguration televised at a local bar.
I was 22-23 when I was in the Peace Corps and was courted by quite a few Ethiopian gentleman who all knew that I LOVED animals. I received two bunnies from a guy working outside Addis Ababa who lived near a couple who raised bees for honey, which is what we made Tej from, good to drink and yes, you can get tipsy from it. I already had a cat and a dog, and another man saw the bunnies and brought me two big white ducks, thus the need for the duck pond. The Duck Story. Thanksgiving was...
In June 2010 I first saw a young lady wandering the streets. She would dance and sing, or tease passersby, or snatch at someone. Often they would chase her away, kick at her or throw something at her. I was told she was crazy, and no other explanation was given. No one seemed to be concerned about getting her help. I was told her name is Fana. She begged for her food and found someplace on the streets to sleep at night. I started taking some food with me as I was walking and when I ...
The Girls' Club I worked with as a Volunteer helped me make this video to share with some American students that I was pen pals with.