2012 January : focus to infinity

Music: Making tea in a cave

January 15, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

I’m so bummed I missed Tinariwen when they played in DC in November. Love them, and this music video is gorgeous.



Pool Hall.

January 13, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Gondar, Ethiopia. November, 2011.



Les Fleurs

January 10, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Along a road in Bahirdar region of Ethiopia. November, 2011.
(Also – I promise I will write more about Ethiopia SOON – it was awesome sauce).



Love. This.

January 5, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | 1 Comment 

If this isn’t beautiful, I don’t know what it is. Check out the 2:28 mark for sheer facial expression.



Biking in Ethiopia

January 5, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Finally getting around to posting Ethiopia shots. Here are some random snaps I got of bikers along a road in Tigray.



Fresh Inspiration

January 3, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

I went to the Newseum in Washington with a friend and fellow journalist yesterday. Though it is the priciest museum I’ve been to in DC – $21, but journos get a 20% discount – it is also one of the best.

As I walked through I kept thinking…’If I weren’t already a journalist, I would so want to be one.”  …so lucky to love what I do.



Good morning, 2012!

January 2, 2012 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Ok, so it’s not morning. But coffee reminds me of fresh starts to the day. I was in Ethiopia a couple of months ago for a work trip, and they have a coffee ceremony a few times a day (rather than tea ceremonies in other places I’ve been). And obviously it’s Ethiopia so the coffee tastes delish. Here’s  a cup that was prepared for me in the Tigray region of Ethiopia in late October.