Archive for June 23rd, 2011

Familiar Faces and Places (2011-6-23)

We landed in Entebbe.  I can’t describe the sense of excitement and anticipation.  I’m wondering how those feel who are setting foot on African soil for the very first time. We were wondering if we would have to pay a duty on the mosquito nets we brought.  Instead, an airport official approached me, asked what […]

Wheels Down! (2011-6-23)

8:10 p.m., Addis Ababa It feels magnificent to be in Africa again.  I’ve spent the last 13 hours sitting next to Mary and her daughter Leah.  They live in Las Vegas.  Mary is returning to see her parents in Ethiopia for the first time in 6 years.  It will be the first time that Leah […]