Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Self Portrait Tuesday

self portrait: me and my leso
My sister-out-of-law*, NoRi, is working and living in Southern Sudan. She has a fascinating job, and is an amazing and worldly woman. She lives in the realm of international workers, and has lived all over the place. We felt lucky when she lived “close” recently, in Washington DC. But alas, she’s off on another assignment, and is currently in Kenya and the Sudan. She sent a wonderful Christmas box, and in it included Kenyan coffee and several “lesos”, and the scarf I’m wearing in today’s Self Portrait Tuesday.

I miss NoRi, but I’m glad she’s living her dream. She says that her camera is a wonderful tool for meeting and interacting with the local people: they love seeing themselves and are entranced with it. It’s a common language, pictures, that’s not hindered by language.

*Yes, she’s AdRi’s sister, but I feel weird calling her my in-law, because actually, current law doesn’t recognize our relationship. Thus, we’re outlaws! Ooh la la!


Rozanne said...

Nice, nice photo!

mindlessgirl said...

LeLo, tres exotique...am digging on these self-portraits...simply brilliant!

Zoe said...

I so know what you mean about the "in-law" thing. I always feel the need to explain the relationships, I don't know why.

Beautiful scarf.

Kathryn said...

You look divine my dear!