Like many other 80s children, I once stared at a plate of liver and onions for an entire evening—refusing to succumb to my parent’s guilt-trip in the name of starving children in Ethiopia. My husband hates that story. The famine certainly marked a dark spot on Ethiopia’s history, and it deserves more attention in a […]

Edna, my sister-in-law, called me on Friday evening: I know this is super last minute, but I just found out that there’s a big event at the park to celebrate today’s Ethiopian holiday. It’s about the finding of the one true cross, and— I cut her off. You mean Ethiopia not only has the Ark […]