Monthly Archives: January 2014

If I only had the nerve!

If I Only Had the Nerve (The Wizard of Oz) ———————– Life is sad, believe me, Missy, when you’re born to be a sissy, without the vim and verve. But I could change my habits, never more be scared of … Continue reading

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Menelik Gena

A Christmas Dinner with Menelik – Jan 7, 1900 —————————————————– The Miami Metropolis recounted in its December 16, 1916 publication a story about a traveller’s experience entitled: “Christmas Dinner In Menelik’s Land” “A traveler in Abyssinia thus describes the Christmas … Continue reading

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The Bat Eared fox ———————- This plush Bat-eared fox is available at stuffemal.com for a hefty $62.00 but has a shipping weight of 2.4 lbs. Bat-eared foxes range grasslands and arid regions in eastern(Southern Ethiopia) and southern Africa.

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Butter on Bread Wasteful; Women Smear Their Heads ———————————————————– On this date on January 8, 1931, the Associated Press reported from Addis Ababa: “In this country, buried in the heart of Africa, the natives, especially the women, instead of buttering … Continue reading

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Dabo Kolo

Say no to genetically modified dabo kolo!

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Taurio Aithiopikoi, aka the Ethiopian Bull. “THE TAUROI AITHIOPIKOI were a fabulous and extremely ferocious breed of bull native to Aithiopia (sub-Saharan Africa), whose red hides were believed to be impervious to weapons. They were probably derived from travellers’ accounts … Continue reading

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Coup in Eritrea

On January 23, 2013 there were reports of an Eritrean Coup. ————————- ———————— Reports that soldiers took over the state television building and interrupted live television during the popular daily cooking show, Hubuchbuch. The show was half way through giving … Continue reading

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