(To make downloading faster, my son started this page -- and we moved family photos here).
Esther: Addis Ababa is a different city for me. A place of the past to visit. My grandmother house. Only a few people I remember, not many remember me. Half of Ethiopian population are children, many without parents.
For more photographs from Addis in 1995 see other pages.
Go to page Three and Four -- the Culture of Ethiopia.
Can you dance with your shoulders? I wish I can find a way to put a video on.
Our New York Period. We love NY!
These are some photos from our visit in L.A. in '92
The two with uncle Sammy.
Washington D.C. relatives.
Our three years in Virginia
Photo from "Roanoke Times" (the story is on another page)
My son. Most recent photograph. He graduates this May and goes to Junior High. During the Summer he is in the Fine Arts Camp, creative writing program.
SOME OF THE CARS ARE YELLOW THAT GO BY
SOME OF THE CARS ARE BLACK THAT STAY BEHIND
THE ORANGE ONES ARE CONFUSED THE BLUE ONES
SIMPLE REFUSEAND THE WHITE ONES DONT CARE
LIFES A RIDE SO TAKE IT FOR A SPIN
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER WE WILL SIGH
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER WE WILL DIE
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER WE WILL FLIE HIGH
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER WE WILL SAY GOOD BYE
dedicated to my father
HE WAS ALWAYS TOO STRONG FOR ME
THICKER IN THE MUSLE TELL ME AGAIN WHEN
YOU A BOXER IN SMALL RED GLOVES THE
GLOVES OF BLOOD
HATRED SPARKS KILL THE SKI AIR
UNFOLDING WONDER OF LANGUGE SO TAME
TO HOPE AND HAPPNESS SURRENDER FOREVER
Here he is of age of my son, Aleosha. In school they call him Alex, but at birth we gave him an Ethiopian name -- Tafari.
Tragic news, Tony, son of my uncle Zewde, died in New York