Taste of Addis Food Festival

In Addis Ababa Lindsay and I spend a Sunday at the Taste of Addis Food Festival in Floral Tropical Gardens. The scents of Indian, Moroccan, Ethiopian and other types of food lured us around the festival. More than 35 restaurants served incredible cuisine from all over the world and great bands played. Our favorite was the Zagol Band. So funky and unique. If you’re […]

Blue Ridge Range

I am continually impressed with the way Dan creates his music. For several years I’ve had the joy of witnessing his songs morph through different phases, sometimes taking months to find their finishing point. I love seeing that process from beginning to end. It has taught me a lot about the power of patience and the good things that can come from letting something sit […]

Ethiopia: The pure goodness of humanity

I have just returned to Addis Ababa from 10 days in Mekelle, Ethiopia where Operation Smile led a 4 table medical mission at Ayder Referral Hospital. What a whirlwind journey. I am eternally grateful for the volunteer surgeons, doctors, nurses, speech language pathologists, and child life specialists and other volunteers who traveled from India, United Arab Emirates, Peru, USA, London, Sweden, Kenya, […]