Monthly Archives: September 2012

I’m the 47%

Our access to US news here in Ethiopia is limited to the internet (which works sporadically) but I was both intrigued and saddened by Mitt Romney’s recently widely quoted comments about the “47%” of Americans who pay no income taxes. Continue reading


Harrar Trip Photos

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In  early April, 2012, we took a trip with Lauren and another friend from Addis on an 8 hour drive across the Danakil Depression desert of the Rift Valey to the ancient city of Harrar in eastern Ethiopia. Harrar’s ancient … Continue reading