Tag Archives: driving

Driven to distraction

It’s a tradition in America to take your DMV driver’s test on your 16th birthday, but none of my four older children was keen enough on automobiles to take part in that time-honored ritual. The oldest one still doesn’t have … Continue reading

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I know a lot of you have been anxious for me to get to the end of the truck story. The car finally arrived a few days after I left for California, but sat in the parking lot well into … Continue reading

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Sounds like a problem to me

From: ABDULKADER Kedir Date: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 2:07 PM Subject: Omega transit To: Andreas dear Andreas     this is inform you that we send all relevant document to Djibouti but there is a system problem on Djibouti customs … Continue reading

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Road test

I want to try out the video upgrade I just added to Lorna of Arabia. I recorded this a couple of Saturdays ago, as we were driving through one of the larger towns between Woliso and Addis.

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King of the roads

Every driver in America has a DMV horror story.  Next time you finally get to the counter after standing in line for an hour, only to have the window slammed shut in your face, think of us in Ethiopia. Here … Continue reading

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