Dear Family and Friends,
After a very long journey I am hear in Addis Ababa once again. I am so happy to be back in Ethiopia. I danced a jig when my plane landed and the pilot said "welcome to Addis Ababa". Yeah!!!!! I thought. I cannot wait to see all of my beautiful Ethiopian family and friends again. I have missed all of you so much. I cannot wait to especially hug the children again and teach more flute to them.
My plane ride was especially long this time. The flight to Addis was delayed in Amsterdam and I had to wait and wait. All of you who have taken this flight know how torterous it is to wait for that final flight into Addis from Amsterdam. I couldn't sleep for 2 days prior to leaving due to excitement so I was running on 4 days of no sleep. Keeping my eyes open while waiting for the plane to come was well to say a true trial. As soon as I got settled into my seat and laid my head down, well that's all I could remember, I woke up several hours later because my food was put in front of me. It was so hard to try and eat. I finished what I coud and fell back fast asleep until we were desending into Khartoum. I met a beautiful lady who studies in Brussels but was coming home for holiday to see her family. She and I visited until the plane landed and she had to get off. She loved learning about my school in Ethiopia and asked if I could come to Khartoum to teach their too! I told her I would love to do such a thing.
I fell back asleep until it was time to land in Addis. I was so exhasuted. I then got through customs and met up with SR LETTE!!!! It was fanstastic to see her. I will be very sad to not have her in the Adigrat house I will miss her very much in my stay. But I'm anxious to see everyone else in Adigrat.
Please pray I have a safe trip to Mekele. It is this trip that makes things difficult going through Ethiopian Airlines. But I pray all will go well.
I love all of you very much. I can't wait to see what comes of this next trip as it's my last one for a while. Please be watching for the blog as I update it.