Good bye to Addis, Onward to Rome!

8/12/12 On Friday, we headed out on our first tour; first stop, the semi-rock hewn church Adadi Marim. Beautiful.  Amazing to think that people had the passion and dedication to chisel a place of worship out of solid rock….this from someone who has a hard time... Read more...'

Addis Journal, part two.

6/9/12 We are living large. We’ve moved to a new guesthouse and this place is ridiculous! GT Guesthouse is a freaking marble palace. The owners are sweet as can be and the comfort of the apartment is much appreciated but I’m a little uncomfortable assuming... Read more...'

Addis Journals, part one.

So, after debating how I could possibly write about our recent trip to Ethiopia to visit with our kids’ birth family and then to Rome for gelato-fueled sight-seeing, I decided to do a small series of excerpts from my journal.  8/6/12 After a long plane ride, a... Read more...'

Countdown to Lift-off.

We have official passed the tipping point; we are now so close to our family trip to Ethiopia and Rome that there is not a single thing more I can do. Simply put, it’s out of my hands, and I couldn’t be more relieved.  Despite my absolute best intentions,... Read more...'

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