Tag Archives: Adoption

Adoption Photographer | AFRICA | A Detour in London

As promised, I wanted to share a bit of my seven hour detour in London on my way home from Africa.  When we arrived at the airport in Addis Ababa to check in, the flight was overbooked… and there weren’t enough seats for all of us to fly directly to Washington, DC.  Gerald and I […]

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Adoption Photographer | AFRICA | The Homecoming

After a slight detour to London (which I will share in an upcoming post), we made it home to the good old US of A. The Cross Family was waiting for us at the San Francisco airport… Wendi said that the flight for Nebeyu was okay… he actually was super excited about the plane ride […]

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Mission Trip Photographer | AFRICA | Our Last Day in Ethiopia

With everything regarding the adoption done, we spent our last day in Ethiopia as missionaries, serving the people of Addis Ababa. Friday morning, we all gathered in Joey and Destiny’s living room with some of the people that help them out in their ministry. We started with a study of Isaiah 58, and discussed how […]

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Adoption Photographer | AFRICA | Visiting the Embassy

After we left Covenant House, we were treated to a traditional Ethiopian lunch with the pastors. It was… very Ethiopian. Including a very special dish, just for us… raw seasoned beef cubes. I ate one, thinking when they said “rare” that is what they meant. I didn’t realize it meant “uncooked.” I didn’t have any more […]

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Adoption Photographer | AFRICA | Saying Goodbye to Covenant House

Our last day at Covenant House was a day of goodbyes… Nebeyu showed me his room and his bed, and said goodbye to his things here.  We said goodbye to the room in which we all slept the night before…  Nebeyu had his last breakfast with his “siblings” at the orphanage…  And his half-brother stopped by to […]

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