Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Other Side of the World

We took a trip to the other side of the world; to a distant land unknown to most. It is a land full of natural beauty. A land with hard working people and strong family ties. A land where questions … Continue reading

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Char, a local favorite

You can buy it on the street or go to a popular restaurant. Lamb on a stick, known to most as kabobs, is one of our favorite local foods.

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Water Lilies

Our local park is not something foreigners get excited about. At first glance it seems pretty pathetic and it doesn’t improve with closer examination. There are patches of grass and small groves of trees. The zoo section holds one camel, … Continue reading

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Water, Sun, and a Great Big Swing

We closed Gina’s for the day so we could go to the countryside with our workers. They planned the day for us. Hiking, playing games, and wading in the river were all on the to-do list.

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Submitted to Embassy

We received notice from the US Embassy in Addis that our case was submitted to them on August 1. Super excited! They give no guarantees of a time line (any where from a few weeks to a few months) and … Continue reading

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