Sunday, February 5, 2012

February Photo Challenge - Day 4 & 5...Day 36

February Photo Challenge...
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Day 4 - Stranger...okay, I totally do not feel comfortable taking pictures of strangers. Not.at.all. I took my camera with me to town yesterday, but I could not make myself photograph a stranger. It makes me feel like a stalker. So....I decided to share a picture of a stranger I took when we traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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The story behind the picture is what I love about this particular picture. The shops/stores in Addis Ababa are arranged similar to the shops in Ho Chi Minh City. The books stores are on the same street/block, the music stores are in the same area, etc. We were driving past that guy's shop in the picture above and I asked our driver if we were in the automobile repair area. He told me {very matter of factly...which is what makes me laugh every time I look at this picture}. This is the place you come if your rear view mirror or hubcap is stolen." I was like, "Oh, he sells replacement parts for your car." And he said, "Yes, this is where you come to buy back the parts to YOUR car." "Buy back?" I said. He said, "Yes, you know if you have a piece missing off of your car, you know this guy took it." I asked the driver if he had been there before and he said, "Oh yes, lots of times." What really cracked me up was that the driver showed no anger or frustration about the fact that this guy steals his car parts, it is just one of those "it is what it is" kinda things.

Day 5 - 10 a.m. Today at 10 a.m. we were just getting to church. Here are the kiddos...
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After church, we went to Macaroni Grill to eat. We haven't been there in almost a year. I am not sure what in the world has happened to that place, but our meal was awful! It makes me sad because MG used to be one of my favorite places to eat! After lunch, we went on a mission to find curtains. We discovered that you have to order curtains if you want 95" length :o) Curtain shopping wore baby boy out...
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I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE how he sleeps with his hands behind his head! Sweet baby!

But he was ready to watch the Super Bowl when we got home!
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Poor kid...with three big sisters he doesn't stand much of a chance, does he? Ha!

1 comment:

Renee said...

AAAAAAAAAHAHHAHAHAHHHA....that last picture of Jonah is HILARIOUS!!!! Looked like Elijah from the other day!!! OOOOH Amy! I wish our children were friends!!!