Fasika (Primary Pres. on my left) and Marta (Primary Couselor)
with Tutu and Tigist, Marta's sisters and Amen, her little boy
Tesfaye, Bob's good buddy and Marta's husband
The kind of dress that Ethiopian women
wear around the house
(A gift from the Relief Society)
Bob's shoes that go with his traditional outfit,
a gift from the branch
My "netela" (traditional scarf) that the
Relief Society gave me along with pretty blue
earrings, necklace, ring, and bracelet!
(A "selfie" with my iPad)
"Cookies" for dessert at Tigist's party ~ deep-fried with green
cabbage, carrots and onions inside
Tigist and her dad Ayele, the first member in
Debre Zeyit, first Branch President and first
Ayele and his wife, Belaynesh with their grandson
Tutu, Tigist and Salem with Euale
The girls instructing me on how to wear my
Tigist's brother gave them a sheep after Christmas
so it was tied to the front porch.
American birthday cake and Ethiopian birthday dabo
The BIRTHDAY GIRL
Elder Wold making sure the gorilla was
in on the celebration….
Tigist and her friends
Blowing out all 20 candles!
Showing us some Ethiopian traditional dancing….
On the way home to our house, we got to our street JUST in time
to take some video of the procession for TIMKAT with hundreds
of other people!
Every town you see has flags up across the streets
for Timkat this week