Chale Wote 2018 Mural at Brazil House.all photos courtesy of the author

Wading Through Chale Wote

Perhaps this is what it means to host a successful street art festival: people will come in large numbers, do whatever they want, and even ignore the art. Freedom.

Mastodon Is Idiot-Proofed at the Top

It's not the friendliest interface yet, but the chance to connect on your own terms is real.

Ethiopian Food as Divine Blessing

Some people self-care with a massage or a spa day. Me? I find the nearest Ethiopian restaurant, even if it means traveling hours by car, bus, train, airplane, or all of the above.