I read this in the local paper yesterday, but I haven't seen much about it elsewhere. It's a human interest story well worth reading. The long and short of it is that a pride of lions rescued and stood watch over a young Ethiopian girl who was being beaten repeatedly. Once they chased the men off, the lions guarded her until human rescuers arrived on the scene. Read the story here.
On the personal front, I am still battling back spasms. I'm not at all sure why they have reappeared after leaving me in peace for many years now. I'm trying to rest up enough to make the long trip home within the next few days.
Requested postcards have all been mailed, except those to Karla and Rainy Pete. I bought 'em, misplaced 'em, and haven't been up to hunting high and low for 'em just lately. But I haven't forgotten — yet! Just give me time, eh?