Hero’s Day

Hero’s Day in Angola Ever notice how disappointed people get when someone does not come and rescue them? And then other people are insulted by others offering help? Get’s a little annoying doesn’t it? How about Not expecting someone to be a hero and fix everything. How about being polite to the people who offer […]

Ethiopian New Year

“The day is called Enkutatash, ‘gift of jewels.’ It is claimed that the Queen of Sheba was in fact an Ethiopian, and that when she returned from her visit to King Solomon—by all accounts an expensive venture—her chiefs welcomed her back by replenishing her treasury with enku, ‘jewels’. This spring* festival has been celebrated since very early times, […]