Author Archive for Chelema

Love at 1st Sight?-III 144 Comments

This article is a follow-up from parts One and Two It must have been sometime around 11:00 PM, Sara peacefully deep in her sleep right next to me. I on the other hand was awake in the middle of the night and couldn't find the comfort to fall back to sleep. Then suddenly my cell [...]

Love at 1st Sight?-II 72 Comments

This article is a follow-up from I When I arrived at home that afternoon, I immediately jumped in the shower and soaked myself with cold water for almost 20 minutes. Though I had been shook up and very disturbed with the coincidence that took place just a few hours ago, I couldn't help but to [...]

Love at 1st Sight? 108 Comments

After 10 years of living in the United States, I returned to Addis Ababa to be the best man on my best friend's (Girma's) wedding, but only to find out there were missing things and things that mattered the most and weighed heavily on my democratized soul. Addis Ababa had changed quite a bit since [...]