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This will be my last post on this blog. I will continue blogging, but now it’s time to lay this one to rest since it embodies my Peace Corps Service in Abi Adi, Tigray, Ethiopia where I lived for 22 … Continue reading
The girls will find you…it’s only a matter of time. Every spring groups of girls get together and beautify themselves with new dresses, fancy hairdos, and jewelry. Then they take to the streets with a hand drum for three crazy days looking … Continue reading
“Welcome my friend Mr. Forrest, the most famous man!” This is a typical greeting from my friend Mustafa whenever I go to visit him in his shop. Mustafa is a tailor in Abi Adi and his little shop occupies a … Continue reading
One of the hardest things about telling people about malaria in Abi Adi is the follow through. I tell people to use a bed net, every night, all the time, even in the dry season, yet if someone actually wants … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been running almost every morning in Abi Adi. Then on the weekends I like to extend these runs into adventures out into the countryside surrounding Abi Adi. I’ll set out early in the morning to hike around for … Continue reading
Recently I returned from Mekele and had a pretty unpleasant experience along the way. I’ve left names out of this account since it’s a bit sensitive. Sorry if that makes it confusing. I arrived at the Mekele bus station … Continue reading