New Direction

After much soul-searching, I’ve decided to take my freelance career in a different direction. Instead of spending my energy on trying to get magazine article gigs, I’ve decided to focus on my newspaper job, my blogs and my two books. This move will allow...

Things are happening

Things are happening folks and they are all good. Dave and I moved to Virginia about a year ago. We got our first granddaughter in December.. And a book I am writing — The Boss’s Dog Died — Now What? — is on it’s second draft after...

Ethiopian Trivia

How many months are in the Ethiopian calendar? I recently revealed that in a previous post. Put you answer in the...

The Bob Marley Experience

Bob Marley had a fascination with Ethiopia and it’s Emperor Haile Selassie I, possibly because of its history with the Rastafarian movement. His ninth album, “Survival” includes many songs about Africa. http://www.bobmarley.com/history For more...

Did you know?

Did you know that Ethiopia works with a different calendar than the rest of the world? For instance, New Year’s Day is September 11, but instead of being 2015, the year is 2008. New Year is in September. The calendar is similar to the Egyptian┬áCoptic Calendar (...