The Finish Line
Hello Dear Supporters!
What a journey it has been. One year ago today Seth & May and I together pushed the button to launch their Kickstarter campaign for their new... Read more
The Run Across Ethiopia documentary film has come a long way in the last several months and is nearing completion. We are planning to premiere the movie at... Read more
As I've been adjusting to my reality here at home, many emotions and thoughts about my experiences have surfaced. But one overarching theme has been apparent since the beginning of... Read more
Just a few hours to go!
At 5:42pm EST today, the Run Across Ethiopia film will move forward thanks to all of your support and participation. Thank you to everyone for joining together and making this... Read more
Abundant reminders of Africa
Every day is filled with reminders of Africa. This morning as the bath water poured over me I thought "what would it be like to live a life where you... Read more
3 Days to go
Our excitement continues to build! Thank you for making this next phase of the RAE film possible.
This morning I woke up from a vivid dream that the run was... Read more
Thank you for making this film possible!
Jamaica and I are jumping right into the final footage organization in preparation for the first stage of editing next month. In just... Read more
Last but not least...
Sitting at our favorite eatery, ironicly named Chicago, the smell of Addis fills my nose as the traditional music constantly sings in the background. I'll miss the flavor of the... Read more
That's a wrap!
We have finished our principle photography! The drive from back from Yerga Cheffe to Addis was humbling. Everyone was in a state of jaw-dropping disbelief that the ten runners had... Read more
It takes a village
While it is said that it takes a village to raise I child, we can now say it also takes a village to make a documentary. James and I went... Read more
The hard place
I just couldn't stop crying, for 3 miles the tears pooled on my shirt, Egga's shirt, Su's shirt. I was too overwhelmed and haven't had time to process the emotional... Read more
Only 2 hours out of the city and the atmosphere has drastically become calmer. The always hussle an bussle of Addis, cars and people weaving in and out of each... Read more
Old Sarum School in Addis
This land is powerful, more than I could have anticipated. Silly as I feel saying this, I had no idea the city would be so big and vibrant. The idea... Read more
Soft whispers of need come through the window; as I ignore the dirty hand of a child, my heart breaks.
My friend Egga has told me that I should look... Read more
Six days into filming!
Stray dogs bark wildly as the runners stretch out into their beds, all of our film equipment is charging through of one single plug, and Seth and May can be... Read more